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Daseke is a transportation and logistics company. It provides flatbed, open-deck and specialized transportation solutions. The Company serves industrial customers. 
TypePublic
Founded2008
HQAddison, TX, US
Websitedaseke.com
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)5,829(+22%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.5 B(-16%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$7.5
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Daseke

Brian Bonner

Brian Bonner

Chairman
Daniel J. Hennessy

Daniel J. Hennessy

Vice Chairman, Independent Director
John Michell

John Michell

Vice President, Operations Strategy, Vice President of Finance
Jason Bates

Jason Bates

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chris Easter

Chris Easter

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Jonathan Shepko

Jonathan Shepko

Interim Chief Executive Officer
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Daseke Office Locations

Daseke has an office in Addison
Addison, TX, US (HQ)
15455 Dallas Pkwy
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Daseke Financials and Metrics

Daseke Revenue

Daseke's revenue was reported to be $1.45 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

1.5b

Net income (FY, 2020)

(800.0k)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

35.4m

Market capitalization (7-Jun-2021)

489.0m

Closing stock price (7-Jun-2021)

7.5

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

176.2m

EV

962.3m
Daseke's current market capitalization is $489 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

678.8m651.8m846.3m1.6b1.7b1.5b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)30%

Cost of goods sold

552.6m535.6m716.9m

Gross profit

126.2m116.2m129.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

160.4m197.3m231.3m327.6m376.9m461.6m433.0m450.6m450.4m391.0m351.7m375.8m

Sales and marketing expense

383.0k555.0k488.0k636.0k651.0k1.0m1.2m1.3m1.3m700.0k300.0k300.0k

General and administrative expense

198.0k2.5m2.1m2.9m7.4m8.0m8.6m12.1m13.1m16.1m17.2m21.4m20.2m17.2m12.6m

Operating expense total

198.0k2.5m2.1m2.9m7.8m8.6m9.1m12.8m13.7m17.1m1.2m18.5m29.6m20.9m17.5m12.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

3.7m90.7m46.0m95.7m176.2m

Accounts Receivable

54.2m127.4m209.2m197.8m154.4m

Prepaid Expenses

13.5m28.1m26.3m21.9m26.5m

Inventories

4.9m3.5m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

3.3m(12.3m)27.0m(5.2m)(307.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

63.6m67.5m76.9m131.1m14.3m98.3m

Accounts Payable

(5.1m)(1.0m)283.0k(8.9m)(1.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

85.1m66.4m45.8m105.3m114.1m144.9m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(64.0k)(2.4m)(4.4m)(7.2m)(7.7m)(11.9m)(11.8m)(797.0k)12.7m14.9m(9.3m)(15.7m)(289.0m)(17.3m)(16.8m)(1.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

16.3m34.0m53.8m25.2m56.9m93.7m41.5m73.0m119.5m26.3m49.1m5.5m

Accounts Payable

106.0k2.2m3.6m6.0m2.4m1.3m2.9m1.7m56.0k(5.6m)7.5m1.4m1.8m2.2m(2.3m)(5.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(163.0k)(410.0k)(835.0k)(1.2m)1.4m14.1m26.5m14.2m29.0m46.8m36.4m54.9m89.4m29.7m82.9m122.4m
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Daseke Revenue Breakdown

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Daseke revenue breakdown by business segment: 74.8% from Freight, 14.3% from Brokerage, 8.3% from Fuel surcharge and 2.6% from Other

Daseke Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Daseke Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Daseke Online and Social Media Presence

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Daseke Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    78/100

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Daseke News and Updates

Daseke Reports Results for First Quarter of 2021

Improved operations positions Company to benefit from strong freight environment and industrial demand Improved operations positions Company to benefit from strong freight environment and industrial demand

Daseke to Participate in the Burkenroad Reports Virtual Investment Conference on April 23rd

ADDISON, Texas, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (“Daseke” or the “Company”), the largest flatbed, specialized transportation and logistics solutions company in North America, today announced that senior management will participate in the Burkenroad Reports Virtual In…

Daseke Comments on Recent SEC Statement Relating to Warrants and Announces Timing for First Quarter Earnings Call

Company reaffirms fiscal 2021 guidance, believes correction in warrant accounting not meaningful to investment thesis in Daseke, and will likely result in an increase to 2021 GAAP net income Company reaffirms fiscal 2021 guidance, believes correction in warrant accounting not meaningful to investmen…

Daseke Announces Stock Repurchase Program

Buyback authorization allows for opportunistic cash deployment as part of its balanced capital allocation strategy Buyback authorization allows for opportunistic cash deployment as part of its balanced capital allocation strategy

Daseke Announces Term Loan Refinancing and Credit Rating Upgrades

New Covenant-lite Term Loan Extends Maturity to 2028 and Reduces Annual Cash Interest

Daseke Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020

Company ends highly successful and transformational year with another strong quarter of profitability expansion; Provides outlook for continued progress and operational excellence in 2021 Company ends highly successful and transformational year with another strong quarter of profitability expansion;…
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Daseke Blogs

Boyd Bros. Driver Achieves 2 Million Miles of Safe Driving

Driver receives brand new truck designed for breast cancer awareness Myron Moffett has accomplished a feat that few professional truck drivers will ever do during their careers. He recently achieved 2 million miles of safe driving as a company driver with Boyd Bros. Transportation. “It is a huge goa…

Today’s Trucking: Top Manitoba driver honors military roots

WINNIPEG, Man. – Every driver has a story about how they got into the trucking industry, and for Manitoba’s 2019 Driver of the Year, the how is just the beginning of what has been quite a journey. Robert Pigeau comes from a military background, having served for more than 21 years as a chef. Driving…

Three New Directors Bring Expertise, Experience In Business Operations To Daseke Board

The three new members of Daseke Inc.’s board of directors come from diverse industries and backgrounds, but they share a wealth of experience and knowledge about supply chain and logistics and a focus on the operational details that allow companies to deliver optimal service to customers. They also …

Oilman: Addressing Infrastructure Needs in the Permian Basin and Across America

By Ronnie Witherspoon  Reprinted with permission from the July / August 2019 issue  As Aveda specializes in transporting the equipment required for the exploration, development and production of petroleum resources here in the U.S., we’re seeing the issues mount day after day. Due to these road haza…

Heavy Duty Trucking: 2019 Innovators: Getting Technology Right Is Tricky

by Jack Roberts Finding new ways to do things better. That is the essence of innovation, and the qualities HDT looks for in its annual Truck Fleet Innovators every year – fleet executives who are trying to find new solutions, both simple and cutting-edge, to challenges faced by trucking fleets. The …

Heavy Duty Trucking: Reducing Pay Volatility Helps Fleet Keep Quality Drivers

May 20, 2019 • by Steven Martinez When John Wilbur took over as Roadmaster Group’s CEO in 2011, the Glendale, Arizona-based company was suffering from severe turnover. At times Roadmaster, the parent company of several secure truckload transportation fleets, saw turnover rise above 100%. Turnover is…
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Daseke Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Daseke founded?

    Daseke was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Daseke key executives?

    Daseke's key executives are Brian Bonner, Daniel J. Hennessy and John Michell.

  • How many employees does Daseke have?

    Daseke has 5,829 employees.

  • What is Daseke revenue?

    Latest Daseke annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • What is Daseke revenue per employee?

    Latest Daseke revenue per employee is $249.5 k.

  • Who are Daseke competitors?

    Competitors of Daseke include HOYER, PHI and Universal Truckload.

  • Where is Daseke headquarters?

    Daseke headquarters is located at 15455 Dallas Pkwy, Addison.

  • Where are Daseke offices?

    Daseke has an office in Addison.

  • How many offices does Daseke have?

    Daseke has 1 office.