It’s good to be on the Fortune 500, great to be a repeat performer, but even better to have made a big leap since last year. These 15 companies have risen more spots in the last year than any of the rest. They’re the hottest companies of the 2015 Fortune 500, and some of them you know—Facebook, Salesforce—but some of them you may not.
This Michigan wholesale food distributor had a banner year, moving up an astounding 452 spots in rank, from the 800s to the 300s. With $7.91 billion in 2014 revenue, the company is No. 359 this year.
2. NGL Energy Partners
NGL provides a wide range of energy services, including marketing, storage, and distribution of crude oil—and this year it jumped a wide range of slots on our Fortune 500. The Tulsa-based company shot up 257 slots…
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