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

Forward Air to Acquire Linn Star for $57.2 Million

Forward Air logo on trailer

Forward Air Corp. will acquire Linn Star Holdings Inc., Linn Star Transfer Inc. and Linn Star Logistics, a privately held final-mile provider, for $57.2 million, according to a Forward Air news release Dec. 12.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Close Missouri Logistics Facility, Wiping Out 166 Jobs

XPO Logistics truck

HAZELWOOD, Mo. — A logistics facility will close here, eliminating 166 jobs, according to a notice filed with the state.

Annika Merrilees | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 13, 2019
Government, Business, Breaking News, Top 100

Celadon Files for Bankruptcy, Shuts Down

Celadon trucks

Celadon Group Inc. is filing for bankruptcy and shutting down immediately amid falling freight rates and the effects of penalties levied by the U.S. Department of Justice for settlement of securities fraud charges brought against prior management.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 9, 2019
Government, Business, Top 100

Two Former Celadon Executives Charged in Fraud Scheme

Celadon headquarters

The Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors on Dec. 5 charged two former top executives of Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group Inc. for their participation in an accounting fraud in 2016 and 2017 that allegedly inflated the company’s income and earnings per share.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Top 100

Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since 2015

Freightliner eCascadia

Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November passed 17,000 and hit the second-highest point reached this year, but analysts at two data-tracking firms said it did nothing to alter the slumping direction of the overall trend.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Launches Load-Booking Tool for Third Parties

Schneider truck

Schneider launched an automated tool that enables third-party carriers to instantly book loads with the click of a button, the carrier said in a Nov. 26 news release.

November 27, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Shippers, Carriers Shift Into High Gear for Cyber Monday

UPS holiday delivery

The holiday shopping season is here, and the big e-commerce day is expected to make shippers busy.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 26, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Coyote Predicts Spot Market Prices to Rise in Q1 2020

truck at loading dock

Coyote Logistics forecast truckload spot rates will increase heading into 2019’s peak season and continue into 2020 in its prediction for the final quarter of the year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 21, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Dean Foods Bankruptcy Should Have Little Impact on Trucking, Experts Say

Milk case in grocery store

Trucking and agriculture officials said the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Dean Foods and its decision to sell its assets to the national milk marketing cooperative Dairy Farmers of America is not an indication of a broader problem in the sector, at least in the short term.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 20, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Global Shipment Giant DHL Says Worst Is Over for Trade, Brexit

DHL vehicles

The worst may be over for global trade as tensions over Brexit and the U.S.-China relationship show signs of easing, according to John Pearson of DHL Express.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2019

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