2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
5 5 Halliburton Co. 5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
7 10 Schlumberger Limited 3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
8 8 Reyes Holdings 3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - - 6,021 -
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
24 14 CHS Inc. 1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
28 44 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
29 28 Helena Chemical Co. 1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
40 33 Cemex USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
42 87 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
45 60 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
59 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 0 - 1,100 -
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
61 72 Cudd Energy Services 619 183 - 958 -
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
75 80 SE Independent Delivery Services 545 175 - 1,401 -
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
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Covenant Transportation Posts $3.2 Million Net Loss in Q3

Covenant truck

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. reported a net loss of $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2019, compared with net income of $11.6 million in the same quarter of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Layoffs Hit Stevens Tanker, Amazon Contractors

Stevens Transport

Closures and layoffs continue to vex the trucking industry in 2019, but three recent downsizings were attributed by the companies involved more to the vicissitudes of the energy, retail and final-mile industries than to a slowdown in the overall freight market.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

UPS, AmerisourceBergen Plan Drone Drug and Device Delivery

UPS drone

UPS Inc. and AmerisourceBergen, the Chesterbrook, Pa.-based drug distributor, are working together to use UPS’ new Flight Forward “drone airline” to ship drugs and supplies to hospitals through small, unmanned aircraft across the U.S.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 22, 2019
Business, Top 100

UPS Net Income Up 15.9%, Revenue Rises 5%

UPS net income rose in Q3.

UPS Inc. reported $1.75 billion in net income in the third quarter of 2019, up 15.9% from the same period a year ago, in an earnings statement released Oct. 22.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Dependable Supply Chain Services Adds Two Orange EV Tractors to Increase Sustainability

Orange EV yard truck

ONTARIO, Calif. — Dependable Supply Chain Services has deployed two electric terminal trucks from Orange EV at its facility here.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
October 18, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Former GE Executive Aris Kekedjian Appointed to XPO Logistics Board

XPO adds Aris Kekedjian to its board.

Transportation and logistics giant XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Aris Kekedjian, a longtime GE executive, to its board of directors.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 18, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt’s Net Income Rises but Misses Earnings Expectations

J.B. Hunt earnings

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw net income rise for the period ended Sept. 30, but the Lowell, Ark.-based carrier missed Wall Street earnings expectations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 17, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Files $212 Million Building Permit for World Hub in Tennessee

FedEx boxes

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx officials confirm the company has filed a building permit for its new package sorting facility and world hub in Tennessee.

October 17, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Freight to Expand Home, Business Deliveries in US

FedEx Freight truck

FedEx Freight is expanding its FedEx Freight Direct e-commerce pilot to more than 80% of the contiguous population of the United States, following expansion of the program to additional markets earlier this year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Retailers, Logistics Firms Establish Warehouses Closer to Cities

Prologis warehouse near Seattle

Retailers and logistics firms are establishing warehouses closer to large urban centers to keep up with rising consumer demand for faster delivery of products ordered online, industry experts said.

B. Cameron Gain | Special to Transport Topics
October 15, 2019

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