2018 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rank This Yearsort ascending Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
100 95 Dunkin' Brands Group 430 12 - 450 $0.9 billion
98 94 Bragg Cos. 433 - - 682 -
98 67 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 433 180 - 553 $0.2 billion
97 92 Sanderson Farms Inc. 436 31 - 706 $3.3 billion
96 89 KeHE Distributors 438 1 1 742 -
94 91 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 441 141 176 609 -
94 93 The H.T. Hackney Co. 441 172 - 578 -
93 100 Herc Rentals 444 300 - 447 $1.8 billion
92 72 Oldcastle Inc. 460 894 2 1,266 -
91 - Medline Inc. 462 121 - 547 $10.0 billion
90 88 Valley Proteins Inc. 466 151 54 1,198 -
89 90 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 1 1,440 $5.4 billion
88 87 Mohawk Industries 488 159 - 2,217 $9.5 billion
87 85 Linde North America 508 1,877 - 1,421 -
86 76 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 517 5 - 2,355 -
85 84 Gravity Oilfield Services 529 69 - 541 -
84 82 Foster Farms 536 96 10 1,621 -
83 80 Stericycle Inc. 556 3,762 - 2,095 $3.6 billion
82 79 MDU Resources Group Inc. 563 1,797 - 1,844 $4.4 billion
81 77 C&S Wholesale Grocers 567 - - 1,613 -
80 15 Baker Hughes 571 63 - 355 $22.0 billion
79 - Williams Brothers Construction 575 200 - 253 -
78 74 Nestle USA 581 3,353 - 1,435 $26.7 billion
77 64 Brenntag North America 587 80 - 1,487 -
76 78 Air Products Inc. 589 94 330 2,000 $8.2 billion
75 - Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 598 14 - 657 -
74 71 Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Co. 602 87 - 1,702 $60.8 billion
73 66 Energy Transfer Partners 605 95 - 712 $29.0 billion
72 - Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages 620 231 - 768 -
71 - ProPetro Holding Corp. 630 43 - 773 $1.0 billion
70 63 Cudd Energy Services 638 239 - 881 -
69 98 Select Energy Services 653 630 - 1,763 $0.7 billion
68 58 Shamrock Foods 655 75 75 1,098 -
67 62 Publix Super Markets 659 18 414 3,265 $34.6 billion
66 65 JBS USA Holdings 665 - - 1,430 $26.8 billion
65 50 Anheuser Busch Cos. 666 133 - 773 -
64 60 Sherwin-Williams Co. 667 1 - 1,670 $15.0 billion
63 56 Swire Coca-Cola USA 669 242 - 801 $1.8 billion
62 - Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Northern New England 672 100 - 890 -
61 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 675 - - 1,200 $1.3 billion
60 68 Golden State Foods 681 33 - 877 $7.0 billion
59 83 Beacon Roofing Supply 682 1,436 - 1,168 $4.4 billion
58 80 Bunzl Distribution USA 686 - 37 1,168 $6.5 billion
57 75 SE Independent Delivery Services 691 103 - 1,202 -
56 59 Supervalu Inc. 694 5 - 2,637 $14.2 billion
55 52 Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits 702 2,203 - 1,118 -
54 46 Food Services of America 714 50 - 820 -
53 61 Shaw Industries Group 725 60 - 3,210 -
52 42 Plains All American Pipeline 730 - - 900 $26.0 billion
50 53 Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores 740 - - 780 -
50 49 Univar Inc. 740 125 - 1,775 $8.3 billion
49 54 ABC Supply Co. 750 2,400 262 1,000 -
48 47 Prairie Farms Dairy 761 1,218 - 2,431 $3.0 billion
47 16 Dean Foods Co. 765 761 - 2,262 $7.8 billion
46 73 Mondelez International 779 106 - 996 $26.0 billion
45 40 Key Energy Services 790 805 - 6,034 $0.4 billion
44 34 Darling Ingredients Inc. 835 930 355 4,077 $3.7 billion
42 97 BlueLinx Holdings 836 47 - 881 $1.8 billion
42 38 Veritiv Corp. 836 97 149 1,415 $8.4 billion
41 48 Ashley Furniture Industries 870 7 - 3,710 -
40 22 The Kroger Co. 879 35 - 11,211 $122.7 billion
39 69 Maxim Crane Works 903 99 - 1,428 -
38 45 Walgreen Co. 920 24 - 2,387 $118.2 billion
37 39 Builders FirstSource Inc. 940 2,312 - 1,639 $7.0 billion
36 43 United Natural Foods 943 6 - 1,084 $9.3 billion
35 36 Helena Chemical Co. 1,004 2,507 - 2,575 -
34 32 Praxair Inc. 1,021 1,518 - 3,188 $11.4 billion
33 35 CEMEX USA 1,030 3,354 - 1,689 $3.5 billion
32 33 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,061 35 - 1,405 -
31 57 Ahold USA/Delhaize America 1,062 714 - 4,560 $44.5 billion
30 37 Ben E. Keith Co. 1,066 82 - 1,333 -
28 21 Femsa Logistica 1,102 1,100 - 2,130 -
28 28 Calfrac Well Services 1,102 364 - 1,751 $1.5 billion
27 41 Core-Mark Holding Co. 1,108 134 - 1,469 $15.7 billion
26 - FTS International 1,116 178 - 1,485 $1.5 billion
25 30 Sunbelt Rentals 1,191 2,681 - 1,524 $4.2 billion
24 27 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,200 - - 2,500 $6.1 billion
23 31 The Quikrete Cos. 1,248 47 - 1,899 -
22 26 DOT Foods 1,353 5 18 2,190 -
21 25 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,375 5,187 21 4,361 $2.9 billion
20 44 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 1,427 513 - 1,915 -
19 23 Albertsons Cos. 1,450 1,030 75 5,300 $59.9 billion
18 17 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,472 4,184 - 2,331 $23.7 billion
17 19 Gordon Food Service 1,519 17 - 2,041 -
16 18 CHS Inc. 1,595 2,002 - 11,247 $31.9 billion
15 24 United Rentals Inc. 1,673 3,069 - 1,291 $6.6 billion
14 20 Basic Energy Services 1,686 386 - 1,819 $0.9 billion
13 10 C & J Energy Services 2,306 454 - 3,715 $1.6 billion
12 14 Keurig Dr Pepper 2,331 86 538 2,749 $6.4 billion
11 13 Tyson Foods 2,819 40 1,390 7,329 $38.3 billion
10 12 Performance Food Group 2,835 214 - 3,810 $16.8 billion
9 11 Schlumberger Limited 3,652 517 249 5,107 $30.4 billion
8 9 McLane Co. 3,941 135 31 5,750 -
7 8 Nutrien 4,349 2,261 8,622 8,554 $13.7 billion
6 5 U.S. Foods 5,336 389 - 6,650 $24.0 billion
5 7 Halliburton Co. 5,382 2,885 254 10,362 $20.6 billion
4 6 Reyes Holdings 5,443 804 1,250 6,659 $26.5 billion
3 3 Walmart Inc. 6,472 145 - 61,640 $500.3 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,577 1,202 - 10,696 $55.4 billion
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 11,100 3,500 20,600 17,500 $63.5 billion
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FedEx Names Don Colleran New CEO of Express

FedEx Corp. named company veteran Don Colleran president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, the latest change linked to a shakeup of the shipping company’s top executives last month.

Bloomberg News
March 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Earnings Take a Hit as International Shipping Slows

FedEx warehouse

FedEx Corp. reported higher revenue but lower profits in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 and cut its earnings forecast for the remainder of the year.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
March 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Old Dominion Moves Into Expanded Facility in Mobile

Old Dominion Freight Line

Trucking company Old Dominion Freight Line held a ribbon-cutting March 13 to celebrate its move to a larger facility for its Mobile, Ala., service center, one of five in the state.

Lawrence Specker | Alabama Media Group
March 14, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

New England Motor Freight Increases Severance Packages for Employees

Parked NEMF trucks

About 2,500 workers will get additional severance pay from New England Motor Freight, a New Jersey-based carrier that declared bankruptcy in February, according to an attorney representing terminated employees.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 14, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Tennessee Panel OKs $10 Million for FedEx Project in Memphis

Gibson Guitar factory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee panel has approved a $10 million economic development grant to establish the FedEx Logistics headquarters in downtown Memphis.

March 11, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

February Class 8 Orders Slow; Backlog Falls

Oakley Transport truck

Class 8 orders for February trickled in to reach 16,900, down 58% compared with a year earlier, reflecting a backlog already swollen by record demand in 2018, reports ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

In Driver Recruitment, Both Old and New Media Matter

Heartland direct mail

Today’s recruitment efforts to attract truck drivers have tended to lean on digital media. But in a sea of digital information, recruitment opportunities can be lost. That concern is why some trucking companies are returning to older media approaches for recruitment.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

TFI International Acquires Schilli, Toronto Tank Lines

TFI International

TFI International Inc., one of the largest trucking and logistics companies in the United States and Canada, is making moves in the tanker business, snapping up two trucking companies in February.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 6, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Parcel Pro Partners With Jewelry Manufacturing Group to Ship Luxury Goods

jewelry in display case

Parcel Pro, a UPS Capital company, has partnered with Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America to provide MJSA premier members access to technology and insured shipping at a time when e-commerce is causing sales of luxury goods to boom, according to a company news release.

March 4, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI International Reports Record Results for 4Q, Full Year

TFI

TFI International reported a 60% increase in profits in the final quarter of 2018 from the comparable quarter in 2017, part of the trucking and logistics company’s record results for the quarter and the full year.

February 28, 2019

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