Knight Transportation

Knight Transportation is a provider of multiple full truckload transportations and logistics services, which generally involve the movement of full trailer or container loads of freight from origin to destination for a single customer. The Company operates through two segments: Trucking and Logistics. The Trucking segment offers dry van truckload, temperature-controlled truckload, and drayage services. Knight Transportation's Logistics segment provides freight brokerage services and rail intermodal as well as logistics, freight management, and other non-trucking services.

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

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Knight Transportation Office Locations

Knight Transportation has an office in Phoenix
Phoenix, US (HQ)
5601 W Buckeye Rd
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Knight Transportation Financials and Metrics

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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
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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Knight Transportation Blogs

Distracted Truck Driving: What You Should Know

What is Distracted Driving? • Distracted driving is anything that takes your eyes, hands, and/or mind away from the task of driving a CMV. Common examples of distracted driving: • Sending a text message • Talking on a cell phone • Using a GPS navigation system • Eating while driving • Talking to peo…

Truck Driving: Too Fast For Conditions

Driving too fast for conditions is defined as traveling at a speed that is greater than a reasonable standard for safe driving. Examples of conditions where drivers may find themselves driving too fast include: • Wet Roadways (rain, snow, or ice) • Reduced Visibility (fog, winter storms) • Construct…

Knight Transportation – Tire Chaining Video

Transcript: “Hi, I’m Alan Cox, Safety Director for Knight Refrigerated here in Phoenix. I’m also a driver of 30 years, 17 of them with this company, and today we’re going to teach you how to chain your truck.” STATE-BY-STATE CHAIN LAWS VARY. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO UNDERSTAND ALL CARRY AND CHAIN LAWS IN…

Top 10 Truck Driving Tips for Winter

Even if you are an extremely experienced and highly skilled truck driver, winter driving conditions can present a challenge and a danger. This is a documented fact backed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety as some 42% of all auto accidents that occur in the winter months were considered weathe…

Trucking Industry Job Growth for 2020

In the year 2010, there were an estimated 1.6 million tractor-trailer drivers currently employed throughout America. Just two years after that, the number increased to 1.7 million. While that might not seem like a lot just reading the number, in actuality, that increase represents the addition of 50…

Truck Driving Careers for People Over 50

Today, there are more and more people reaching retirement with little to no savings. Many of these retirees realize, after retiring or when contemplating it, that they need more income than social security provides in order to make ends meet. This has resulted in many retirees returning to the workf…
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Knight Transportation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Knight Transportation founded?

    Knight Transportation was founded in 1990.

  • What is Knight Transportation revenue?

    Latest Knight Transportation annual revenue is $1.1 b.

  • 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 5601 W Buckeye Rd, 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.