Knight Transportation


Knight Transportation Heartened by Trucking Community's Support in Wake of Tragedy

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Knight Transportation is expressing appreciation for support from hundreds who have uploaded photos of trucks with their marker lights on and the hashtag #KnightLight as it copes with the loss of a Katy, Texas, employee killed in a workplace violence incident.

Gary Kicinski | Managing Editor / Multiplatform
May 6, 2016

Texas Man, Fired From Knight Transportation, Kills Co-worker, Takes Own Life

A man who had been fired from a Houston-area trucking firm returned to the company and fatally shot a co-worker before taking his own life, the Harris County sheriff said.

Jon Herskovitz | Reuters
May 4, 2016

Knight Transportation Adds Robert Synowicki, Roberta Roberts Shank to Board

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Diversified truckload carrier Knight Transportation Inc. said Robert Synowicki Jr. and Roberta “Sissie” Roberts Shank joined its board of directors.

February 11, 2016

Knight Sells Some of Its USA Truck Shares

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Knight Transportation Inc. sold 119,419 shares of USA Truck Inc. stock in recent weeks, lowering its stake in the smaller truckload carrier to 6.8% and capitalizing on a sharp rise in the share price.

June 23, 2015

Kevin Knight to Leave CEO Post; Jackson Is Successor

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Knight Transportation Inc. said Kevin Knight, its first CEO, will step aside after 21 years, with President David Jackson succeeding him on Jan. 1.

November 6, 2014

Knight’s 3Q Profit Jumps 66.7%

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Knight Transportation’s third-quarter earnings jumped 66.7% from a year ago as freight demand remained strong.

October 22, 2014

Knight Buys Barr-Nunn Transportation

Russ MacNeil for TT

Knight Transportation has acquired dry van truckload carrier Barr-Nunn Transportation, based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
October 1, 2014

Knight’s 2Q Income Rises 36%

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Knight Transportation’s second-quarter earnings rose 36% to $25.8 million, or 31 cents per share on higher demand.

July 24, 2014

Knight Agrees to Stop Pursuing USA Truck Takeover

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Knight Transportation Inc. has agreed not to acquire any additional stake in USA Truck Inc. for the next seven months as part of a lawsuit settlement, the carriers said.

February 5, 2014

Knight Fourth-Quarter Income Rises


Knight Transportation Inc. said Jan. 29 its fourth-quarter profit increased 13.6% on improved freight demand.

January 29, 2014