Knight Transportation

Knight Transportation is a company that operates as a truckload motor shipping carrier. It offers dry van, refrigerated, port and rail as well as flatbed shipping as well as logistics, freight management, and other non-trucking services. The company merged with Swift Transportation Company to create Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings.

TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyKnight-Swift
HQPhoenix, AZ, US
Founded1990
Websitedriveknight.com
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
Knight Transportation was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, US

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Knight Transportation Office Locations

Knight Transportation has an office in Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ, US (HQ)
20002 N 19th Ave
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Knight Transportation Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1990
Knight Transportation is a subsidiary of Knight-Swift

Knight Transportation Revenue

Knight Transportation's revenue was reported to be $1.12 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.5% decrease from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

730.7m866.2m936.0m969.2m1.1b1.2b1.1b

Revenue growth, %

14%7%(5%)

Cost of goods sold

Gross profit

730.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

59.1m60.2m64.1m70.0m104.0m118.5m93.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

71.0m75.8m85.1m86.1m92.9m111.0m116.2m

Accounts Payable

2.0m(3.0m)4.8m2.4m4.3m(8.5m)3.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

170.1m160.7m150.8m138.5m177.2m205.8m243.4m
USDQ2, 2010

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Knight Transportation Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Drivers

4.37 k4.89 k4.74 k

Tractors

4.17 k4.77 k4.73 k

Trailers

9.73 k11.79 k12.29 k
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Knight Transportation Revenue Breakdown

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Knight Transportation revenue breakdown by business segment: 79.9% from Trucking Segment and 20.1% from Logistics Segment

Knight Transportation Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

66/100

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Knight Transportation Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Knight Transportation Online and Social Media Presence

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Knight Transportation Blogs

What Safe Driver Week 2021 Means for Truckers

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4 Reasons the Trucking Industry is Heating Up

Many believe the trucking industry is in for huge growth through the end of the year. As America moves into a new phase with COVID-19, the feeling is consumers are ready to spend money again. A second round of stimulus checks, available vaccines, and summer headed our way, it’s very possible there w…

Top 9 Trucking Podcasts and Why You Should Tune In

Podcasts give trucking industry pros a whole new way to communicate about life on the road and what it takes to be a trucker today. Many seasoned truck drivers are eager to share their experiences, advice, tips, and tricks, and opinions on the state of trucking in America. Here are the top 9 truckin…

Truck Stop Etiquette for Truck Drivers

American truck stops have experienced an up and down reputation over the years. In the 70s, when the open road called out to everyone, they were cool places to meet people from all walks of life. By the late 80s, truck stops became a bit more unsafe. Today though, truck stops have modern utilities, …

The 10 Best Trucker Movies and Why We Love Them

In the 1970s, American pop culture embraced the trucker lifestyle. CB radios became the hot electronic gadget, and trucker lingo made its way into everyday life. As people’s attitudes about flight attendants seeing the world in the 1960s, there was a fascination for the open road. Hollywood could no…

7 Hobbies for Truck Drivers and How to Start Them

There are as many ways to spend your time on the road as there are hours. If you’ve had enough of staring out your cab window wondering how to make better use of your time – you’re in luck. All you need is your imagination and a smartphone, then leave the rest to us. Here… The post 7 Hobbies for Tru…
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Knight Transportation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Knight Transportation founded?

    Knight Transportation was founded in 1990.

  • How many employees does Knight Transportation have?

    Knight Transportation has 22,600 employees.

  • What is Knight Transportation revenue?

    Latest Knight Transportation annual revenue is $1.1 b.

  • What is Knight Transportation revenue per employee?

    Latest Knight Transportation revenue per employee is $49.5 k.

  • Who are Knight Transportation competitors?

    Competitors of Knight Transportation include Schneider, Expeditors International and Landstar System.

  • Where is Knight Transportation headquarters?

    Knight Transportation headquarters is located at 20002 N 19th Ave, Phoenix.

  • Where are Knight Transportation offices?

    Knight Transportation has an office in Phoenix.

  • How many offices does Knight Transportation have?

    Knight Transportation has 1 office.