Profile: Knight Transportation Inc (KNX)
26 May 2017
Knight Transportation, Inc., incorporated on August 31, 1989, is a provider of multiple truckload transportation and logistics services, which involve the movement of trailer or container loads of freight from origin to destination for a single customer. The Company operates through two segments: Trucking and Logistics. The Company provides a range of truckload and logistics services through its nationwide network of service centers, truckload tractor fleets and its contractual access to third-party capacity providers. The Company operates primarily in the United States with minor operations in Canada and Mexico.
The Company's Trucking segment consists of three operating units: dry van truckload (Dry Van); temperature-controlled truckload (Refrigerated), and drayage services (Drayage). The Trucking segment provides truckload transportation, including services of various products, goods and materials. The Company operates a tractor fleet and uses independent contractors to provide various asset-based solutions, including multiple stop pick-ups and deliveries; equipment and personnel; expedited pick-ups and deliveries, driver training, and other truckload services. The Trucking segment operated an average of 4,706 tractors, as of December 31, 2016. It had under contract 448 tractors owned and operated by independent contractors, as of December 31, 2016. The Company operated an average of 12,288 trailers, as of December 31, 2016.
The Company's Logistics segment consists of two operating units: freight brokerage services (Brokerage) and rail intermodal (Intermodal). The Company provides logistics, freight management and other non-trucking services to its customers, through its Logistics segment. The Brokerage and Intermodal operating units of Logistics segment provide a range of shipment solutions, including additional sources of truckload capacity and alternative transportation modes, by utilizing its network of third-party capacity providers and rail providers, as well as certain logistics, freight management, and other non-trucking services.
Knight Transportation Inc
5601 W Buckeye Rd
PHOENIX AZ 85043-4603
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- BRIEF-Swift transportation upon termination of merger agreement co to pay Knight $89.1 million
- U.S. trucking companies Swift and Knight to merge
- UPDATE 4-U.S. trucking companies Swift and Knight to merge
- Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
- BRIEF-Knight Transportation provides revised earnings guidance