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

Hub Group

Hub Group introduced enhanced end-to-end visibility, which the trucking and supply chain company said will deliver real-time estimated-time-of-arrivals, unveiling the new options May 16.

May 16, 2019
Business, Top 100

YRC Worldwide, Teamsters Enter Into Five-Year Contract

Teamsters building

A fully ratified, five-year labor contract among less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight, regional LTL carriers Holland and New Penn Motor Express, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters went into effect May 14, covering an estimated 24,000 workers, YRC Worldwide announced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Joins Autonomous Vehicle Coalition PAVE

Penske

Penske Truck Leasing has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, a coalition of industry leaders that seeks to educate and assure the public about automated vehicles, according to a news release from the two organizations.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

A. Duie Pyle Puts Two Electric Trucks on New York City Streets

eCanter

Executives with less-than-truckload carrier A. Duie Pyle Inc. said the company is on the verge of operating two battery-electric Fuso eCanter Class 4 trucks in New York City as it steps up its involvement with electrified commercial vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 8, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Smooth Cross-Border Operations Hinge on Trade Agreement

ATA Mid-Year panel

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which is the proposed replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, is critical to uninterrupted, timely border crossings, trucking executives said here during American Trucking Associations’ Mid-Year...

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Wind Point Partners Acquires A&R Logistics

A&R Logistics

Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm, has acquired A&R Logistics and will partner with management to expand the company’s business and make additional acquisitions, according to a statement issued May 7.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

FedEx, UPS Strive to Automate Loading and Unloading Trucks

UPS

As FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
May 3, 2019
Business, Safety, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Finalize New Five-Year Labor Contract

Teamsters

UPS Inc. and an estimated 255,000 members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are now working under a new five-year agreement that brings labor stability to the Atlanta-based shipping giant. The contract took effect on April 29 after workers in Michigan ratified the last outstanding...

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Western Express to Invest $88 Million, Add 225 Jobs in Tennessee

Western Express, a Nashville-based freight company, announced May 1 it will spend $88 million and add 225 jobs as it adds new technology, business services and back-office support at its headquarters and expands its truck fleet nationwide.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
May 1, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Werner Enterprises Revenue, Net Income Rise in 1Q

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises Inc., a transportation and logistics company, said its total revenue for the first quarter ending March 31 increased 6% to $596.1 million versus the prior year quarter, primarily attributable to dedicated fleet expansion, higher contractual rates and lane-mix changes.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2019

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