Knight Transportation

Knight Transportation

Knight Transportation is an American provider of truckload transportation that offers services in dry van, temperature-controlled, dedicated, drayage, intermodal, and brokerage. Founded in 1990 with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, the company reported 2013 revenue of $969 million, up 3.5 percent year-over-year. The company also reported a net income of $70 million, up 8 percent from the previous year.

Knight Transportation employs nearly 5,000 individuals and operates a fleet of 4,000 tractors and 8,800 trailers. The transportation company has 29 operating locations across North America and provides services to the United States, as well as points throughout Canada and Mexico.

28 Jul 2015
If U.S. shippers feel less pain when it comes time to pay freight bills this year, they can thank the worldwide oil glut. With the third quarter under way, the very significant impact of the collapse in oil and fuel prices over the past year on U.S. freight transportation is clear.
22 Jul 2015
Truckload carrier Knight Transportation increased revenue 14 percent in the second quarter to $302 million, despite lower "transactional customer demand." Net profit rose 7.3 percent to $28 million.
24 Apr 2015
Large, diversified truckload carriers found detours around the "soft patch" in the U.S. economy during the first quarter, with most increasing revenue and profit. A lack of drivers may have held back some companies.
13 Nov 2014
The third quarter was good to practically all the publicly owned U.S. trucking companies: none reported losses, and their combined revenue rose 10.7 percent to more than $10 billion, supported by a second quarter of stronger freight demand and economic growth.
28 Oct 2014
Knight Transportation is using sustainable profit to finance sustainable growth, both through acquisition and organic growth, raising driver pay and adding trucks in a tight market.
27 Oct 2014
Swift Transportation's revenue rises, profit soars as freight volumes leave largest U.S. truckload carrier 'overbooked' in the third quarter, even with additional tractor-trailers.
Lone Star Transportation trucks hauling wind turbine parts.
03 Oct 2014
Specialized truckload operator Daseke acquired Lone Star Transportation and will add the Texas-based heavy hauler to its growing family of trucking subsidiaries.
Knight Transportation tractor-trailer
01 Oct 2014
Strategic acquisitions in the U.S. trucking field continue as truckload carrier Knight Transportation grabs Barr-Nunn for $112.4 million.