Top Private Companies in the U.S.
These giants command extensive supply chains, wield significant purchasing power, and set trends that influence logistics.
For those in logistics, these top-tier private companies in the U.S. impact on the industry is undeniable. They command extensive supply chains, wield significant purchasing power, and set trends that reshape logistics.
- Cargill: $177B in revenue. Cargill, an American global food corporation with over 30 U.S. protein processing locations, aims to have one of the world's most sustainable food supply chains.
- Koch: $125B in revenue. Koch has numerous subsidiaries, including Koch Engineered Solutions, which has rolled out a predictive procurement orchestration platform. Additionally, the company's logistics arm manages over 2 million shipments a year.
- Publix: $54B in revenue. The grocery store chain drives logistics trends in grocery distribution, setting standards for freshness, delivery speed, and supply chain sustainability in the food sector.
- Mars: $47B in revenue. The confections and pet food company has invested millions in its U.S. supply chain, ensuring that more than 95% of candy products sold in the U.S. are locally made.
- H-E-B: $44B in revenue. The grocery retailer was recognized for its flexible and responsive supply chain, which helped it be better prepared than competitors for the COVID-19 disruptions.
These companies' operational decisions, from Cargill to H-E-B, dictate the ebb and flow of logistics demands, driving innovation and setting benchmarks for efficiency.