Top 100 Private Motor Carriers for 2008

Nearly half the private trucking carriers in the United States are food and beverage distributors. Number one is Coca-Cola Enterprises, with 8,041 tractors, 3,114 straight trucks. and 9,263 trailers, according to the August 4, 2008 edition of industry trade magazine Transport Topics.

Private carriers transport their own products, as opposed to public carriers that haul for others, such as J.B. Hunt, Roadway, Shneider, Werner, and Yellow, to name some of the largest for-hire public motor carriers. Although these private trucking carriers may not be known as “trucking companies” to the general public, the trucks in their fleet are regulated by stringent trucking laws, just as public carriers are.

These are the top 100 private trucking carriers:

  1. Coca Cola Enterprises
  2. Sysco Corp.
  3. Wal-Mart Stores
  4. Pepsi Bottling Group
  5. U.S. Foodservice
  6. Dean Foods
  7. Halliburton
  8. BJ Services Co.
  9. Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  10. McLane Co.
  11. PepsiCo Inc.
  12. Reyes Holdings LLC
  13. Pepsi Americas
  14. Cemex Inc.
  15. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.
  16. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
  17. Performance Food Group
  18. Key Energy Services
  19. Airgas Inc.
  20. Schlumberger Ltd.
  21. Gordon Food Service
  22. United Rentals
  23. Supervalu Inc.
  24. Interstate Bakeries Corp.
  25. Weatherford International
  26. Safeway INc.
  27. Linde Inc.
  28. Shaw Industries
  29. Tyson Foods Inc.
  30. Western Dairy Transport
  31. MBM Foodsevice
  32. Praxair Inc.
  33. Land O’Lakes Inc.
  34. International Paper Co.
  35. CHS INc.
  36. BlueLinx Holdings
  37. Flying J Inc.
  38. Stock Building Supply/ Ferguson Enterprises
  39. Prairie Farms
  40. RSC Equipment Rental
  41. Perdue Inc.
  42. Kellogg Snacks
  43. Univar Corp.
  44. DOT Foods
  45. Basic Energy Services
  46. Sunbelt Rentals Inc.
  47. Sara Lee Corp.
  48. Clean Harbors Inc.
  49. Smithfield Foods
  50. Leggett & Platt Inc.
  51. Ben E. Keith Co.
  52. Ashley Furniture Industries
  53. (tie) Delhaize America
    Air Producst and Chemicals
  54. Walgreen CO.
  55. (tie) Mohawk Industries
    Austin Powder Co.
  56. Mobile Mini Inc.
  57. (tie) Publix Super Markets
    Advance Drainage Systems
  58. National Dairy Holdings
  59. Air Liquide America
  60. Archer Daniels Midland
  61. Plains All America Pipeline LP
  62. Food Services of America
  63. J.R. Simplot Co.
  64. Bridgestone-Firestone North America Tire
  65. Pepsi Bottling Ventures
  66. AmeriGas Propane Inc.
  67. Nestle USA
  68. Foster Farms
  69. United Natural Foods
  70. (tie) Cardinal Health
    Wakefern Food Corp.
  71. H.E.B. Grocery Co.
  72. Builders FirstSource
  73. Bunzi Distribution USA
  74. ABC Supply Co.
  75. Stericycle Inc.
  76. Core-Mark International
  77. Unisource Worldwide
  78. Kraft Foods
  79. (tie) Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.
    Sentinel Transportation LLC
    Ace Hardware Corp.
  80. Unified Grocers Inc.
  81. Ashland Inc.
  82. Owens & Minor Inc.
  83. Army & Air Force Exchange Service
  84. Patterson-UTI Energy Co.
  85. HD Supply Co.
  86. Sherwin-WIlliams
  87. Genuine Parts Co.
  88. Sanderson Farms
  89. Silver Eagle Distributors LP
  90. Darling International
  91. Calley Proteins/ Carolin By-Products
  92. True Value Co.
  93. Pacific Coast Building
  94. Helena Chemical Co.
  95. CVS Caremark Corp.
  96. Cargill Meat Logistics Solutions
  97. AutoZone Inc.
  98. (tie) Trinity Industries
    Bimbo Bakeries USA
  99. Costco Wholesale Corp.
  100. Carpenter Co.


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