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 Companysort descending Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
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
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
5 5 Halliburton Co. 5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 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
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - 2,500 $5.6 billion
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
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
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
40 33 CEMEX USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - 1,930 $23.2 billion
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
29 28 Helena Chemical Co. 1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - 1,314 -
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - 6,021 -
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
59 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 0 - 1,100 -
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
45 60 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
61 72 Cudd Energy Services 619 183 - 958 -
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
75 80 SE Independent Delivery Services 545 175 - 1,401 -
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - 2,308 $0.8 billion
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
42 87 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
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