2019 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rank This Year Rank Last Year Companysort descending Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 11,250 4,300 16,700 18,050 $64.7 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,544 1,053 698 10,478 $58.7 billion
6 5 Halliburton Co. 5,771 4,559 335 11,653 $24.0 billion
8 8 McLane Co. 3,809 105 12 5,758 $50.0 billion
5 4 Reyes Holdings 5,802 938 1,292 7,494 $33.0 billion
9 9 Schlumberger Limited 3,652 510 - 5,107 $32.8 billion
11 11 Tyson Foods 3,233 41 1,433 8,759 $40.1 billion
10 10 Performance Food Group 3,307 383 - 4,377 $17.6 billion
42 47 Dean Foods Co. 881 860 - 2,654 $7.8 billion
17 14 Basic Energy Services 1,686 386 - 1,822 $1.0 billion
15 17 Gordon Food Service 1,939 19 - 2,821 $14.0 billion
16 16 CHS Inc. 1,826 1,689 - 11,131 $32.7 billion
53 28 Calfrac Well Services 780 30 - 1,027 $2.3 billion
28 34 Praxair Inc. 1,114 920 200 2,681 $11.4 billion
57 48 Prairie Farms Dairy 762 1,225 - 2,432 -
22 22 DOT Foods 1,410 6 28 2,215 -
28 33 Cemex USA 1,166 5,827 - 1,761 $3.7 billion
52 42 Veritiv Corp. 784 104 130 1,323 $8.7 billion
51 78 Nestle USA 789 3,475 - 1,586 $27.7 billion
58 52 Plains All American Pipeline 750 - - 900 $32.8 billion
32 30 Ben E. Keith Co. 1,066 73 - 1,333 -
37 38 Walgreen Co. 971 23 - 2,540 $131.5 billion
48 44 Darling Ingredients 797 743 256 4,500 $3.4 billion
93 98 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 479 45 - 424 $0.2 billion
68 53 Shaw Industries Group 695 55 - 3,212 -
49 45 Key Energy Services 792 805 - 6,034 $0.5 billion
63 66 JBS USA Holdings 726 - - 1,319 -
24 25 Sunbelt Rentals 1,347 3,195 3,163 1,346 $4.2 billion
54 46 Mondelez International 779 104 - 996 $25.9 billion
39 41 Ashley Furniture Industries 939 100 25 3,500 -
76 67 Publix Super Markets 625 14 443 3,062 $36.1 billion
31 27 Core-Mark Holding Co. 1,101 130 - 1,380 $16.4 billion
54 49 ABC Supply Co. 779 3,038 - 2,010 -
70 61 Advanced Drainage Systems 681 4 - 1,217 $1.4 billion
77 82 MDU Resources Group 616 2,067 - 2,081 $4.5 billion
19 18 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,489 4,296 - 2,344 $24.5 billion
65 54 Food Services of America 714 50 - 820 -
89 58 Bunzl Distribution USA 502 25 - 746 $6.6 billion
99 84 Foster Farms 440 20 - 2,500 $2.4 billion
45 42 BlueLinx Holdings 849 47 - 902 $2.9 billion
56 50 Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores 765 - - 696 -
84 88 Mohawk Industries 562 140 - 1,990 $10.0 billion
50 64 Sherwin-Williams Co. 790 - - 1,896 $17.5 billion
72 68 Shamrock Foods Co. 666 90 - 990 -
98 94 The H.T. Hackney Co. 443 172 - 613 -
82 83 Stericycle Inc. 566 3,752 - 2,095 $3.5 billion
47 59 Beacon Roofing Supply 809 2,307 - 1,349 $6.4 billion
43 40 The Kroger Co. 867 35 - 12,853 $121.2 billion
40 37 Builders FirstSource 891 2,177 - 1,725 $7.7 billion
67 74 Archer Daniels Midland Co. 700 12 - 2,400 $64.3 billion
38 39 Maxim Crane Works 955 28 - 1,727 -
91 81 C&S Wholesale Grocers 490 - - 4,543 -
18 70 Cudd Energy Services 1,664 347 - 2,110 -
44 73 Energy Transfer Partners 852 68 - 929 $54.0 billion
94 89 Ace Hardware Corp. 477 1 - 1,537 $5.7 billion
74 57 SE Independent Delivery Services 633 118 - 1,188 -
20 20 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 1,437 513 - 1,915 -
100 96 KeHE Distributors 428 - - 734 $5.0 billion
73 80 Baker Hughes 649 55 - 355 $22.9 billion
61 77 Brenntag North America 732 468 - 1,804 $5.1 billion
46 63 Swire Coca-Cola USA 838 499 - 1,181 $2.0 billion
60 69 Select Energy Services 749 932 - 1,996 $1.5 billion
90 97 Sanderson Farms 500 27 - 616 $3.2 billion
92 90 Valley Proteins 488 136 55 1,311 -
64 55 Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 719 2,208 - 1,121 -
81 75 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 598 14 - 657 -
71 62 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Northern New England 677 100 - 890 -
12 15 United Rentals 2,774 5,213 - 3,121 $8.0 billion
95 98 Bragg Cos. 454 - - 808 -
96 - Columbia Distributing 450 154 - 635 -
97 93 Herc Rentals 448 300 - 447 $2.0 billion
87 - SpartanNash 525 4 - 1,827 $8.1 billion
4 3 Walmart Inc. 6,556 95 175 64,281 $514.0 billion
7 7 Nutrien 4,349 2,261 8,622 8,554 $19.6 billion
21 19 Albertsons Cos. 1,420 1,050 75 5,350 $60.6 billion
25 23 The Quikrete Cos. 1,311 55 - 1,692 -
34 26 FTS International 1,055 144 - 1,514 $1.5 billion
35 31 Ahold USA/Delhaize America 1,052 734 - 4,574 $44.2 billion
69 65 Anheuser-Busch Cos. 687 261 - 754 $14.0 billion
58 71 ProPetro Holding Corp. 750 25 - 606 $1.7 billion
80 72 Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages 611 225 - 755 -
79 79 Williams Brothers Construction 613 163 - 256 -
78 85 Gravity Oilfield Services 614 285 - 3,387 -
85 91 Medline Inc. 561 164 - 935 $11.7 billion
83 - Ecology Auto Parts 565 13 - 679 -
3 6 US Foods 6,968 440 - 8,871 $24.2 billion
13 13 C&J Energy Services 2,364 813 - 3,656 $2.2 billion
14 35 Helena Agri-Enterprises 2,054 1,813 - 2,575 -
23 36 United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) 1,355 7 - 3,272 $10.2 billion
26 21 Clean Harbors 1,217 4,084 31 3,543 $3.3 billion
27 - Keane Group 1,201 135 - 2,106 $2.1 billion
30 28 Solistica 1,102 1,100 - 2,130 -
33 32 Pilot Flying J 1,061 35 - 1,405 -
36 50 Univar Solutions 1,036 107 - 2,509 $8.6 billion
41 92 CRH Americas 889 1,637 - 2,229 -
62 - Messer Americas 728 150 - 2,058 -
66 - Nine Energy Service 702 295 - 863 $0.8 billion
75 76 Air Products 630 92 330 1,939 $8.9 billion
86 86 H-E-B Grocery Co. 530 4 - 2,355 -
88 - Domino's Pizza 517 39 - 506 $3.4 billion
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Pandemic Forces Some Fleets to Furlough Drivers, but Others Have Been Quick to Hire Them

Truck at sunset

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, it disrupted freight demand in many segments of the economy, forcing some carriers to furlough drivers while others were quick to hire those furloughed drivers as a way to swiftly onboard experienced commercial vehicle operators.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
July 27, 2020
Business, Fuel, Top 100

Schlumberger Shrinks Staff to Lowest Since Pre-Shale Era

Oil pumpjacks stand outside Odessa, Texas.

Schlumberger Ltd. posted its weakest sales in 14 years and is cutting one-fifth of its workforce while warning that new waves of COVID-19 could derail the nascent recovery in global energy demand.

David Wethe | Bloomberg News
July 24, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar Reports Lower Net Income in Q2

Landstar System truck

Landstar System Holdings Inc. on July 22 reported second-quarter net income and revenue were down compared with last year’s levels.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 23, 2020
Business, Top 100

Knight-Swift Reports Slight Profit Increase in Q2

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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings posted a second-quarter profit increase of 1.2%, but revenue declined.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 22, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

Baker Hughes Bracing for Second Wave of COVID-19 Lockdowns

An oil drilling rig stands in Midland, Texas.

Baker Hughes Co. is bracing for a second wave of pandemic-induced lockdowns after the virus crippled economic activity around the world and compounded a historic oil bust.

David Wethe | Bloomberg News
July 22, 2020
Business, Fuel, Top 100

Halliburton Rises on ‘Outstanding’ Cuts After Frack Slump

Halliburton signage is displayed alongside storage tanks in Port Fourchon, La., on June 11.

Halliburton Co. impressed investors by slashing costs more than expected as the fracking behemoth works its way through an historic shale bust. The shares surged more than 8%.

David Wethe | Bloomberg News
July 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports $121.7 Million in Net Earnings

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported that second-quarter profits and revenue declined versus year-ago levels.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

ATA Lauds Trump’s Environmental Permitting Reforms

President Trump speaks at UPS' airport hub in Atlanta

President Donald Trump’s push to advance infrastructure projects through environmental permitting changes earned broad support across the freight industry.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 15, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Expands LTL Footprint in Georgia

Forward Air

Forward Air Corp. will now offer less-than-truckload services in Savannah, Ga., the company announced July 13.

July 13, 2020
Business, Top 100

Interactive Map: Where the 2020 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Are in North America

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July 9, 2020

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