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

Wilson Logistics said it has purchased Market Transport, a DSV Global Transport and Logistics subsidiary.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI Closes Highland Transport Subsidiary

TFI International Inc. is closing its 150-truck Highland Transport division, a possible sign of softness in the Northeast freight market, according to a TFI official.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
June 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Ryder Promotes Rich Mohr to Chief Technology Officer at Fleet Management Unit

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Ryder Fleet Management Solutions, a unit of Ryder System Inc., appointed Rich Mohr chief technology officer.

June 4, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Shares Slide as China Opens Probe Over Huawei Deliveries

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FedEx Corp. shares dropped as investors assessed the impact of a Chinese probe that puts the delivery company in the middle of an escalating trade conflict with the U.S.

June 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Ground to Deliver Seven Days a Week to Satisfy Online Shoppers

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FedEx Corp. announced the FedEx Ground unit will offer deliveries seven days a week for the majority of the U.S. population beginning in January to further serve the fast-growing e-commerce market.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Maverick to Sell Reefer Division to KLLM Transport Services

KLLM truck on highway

Maverick USA announced May 24 it will sell its temperature-controlled business to over-the-road carrier KLLM Transport Services of Jackson, Miss. The North Little Rock, Ark., carrier didn’t release terms of the deal.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 28, 2019
Business, Top 100

Ryder Expands in Boston Area

Ryder electric van

Ryder System Inc. opened a full-service maintenance facility in Norton, Mass., reflecting the strong growth the company is experiencing in the greater Boston area.

May 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

UPS Signs Biggest Renewable Gas Deal With Clean Energy Fuels

UPS

UPS Inc. has agreed to buy the equivalent of 170 million gallons of renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. over the next seven years in what the company described as the biggest-ever deal involving the alternative fuel.

Emily Chasan | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Biodiesel, Mudflaps Help Improve Emissions

DPF installer

Although large gains have been made in cleaning up new diesel engines, nearly two-thirds of all commercial trucks don’t meet the latest emissions standards. As of 2017, some 36% of all commercial trucks (Classes 3-8) in the United States rely on the newest generation of diesel engines — a 6%...

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Shareholders Vote Down Teamster Plan to Split CEO, Chairman Roles

Brad Jacobs

A union proposal to separate the CEO and chairman positions at XPO Logistics Inc. was defeated in a May 15 vote by the company’s shareholders, who instead extended the chairmanship of XPO’s current leader.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 21, 2019

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