Reduce Liability and Insurance Costs with Precision GPS
Program Aired: March 9, 2023 2 p.m. ET. The newest positioning technology is 100x more accurate than the current market standard. Such advancement promises trucking companies better ways to mitigate risk, reduce liability, and monitor safety. But how does it work in practice? This seminar explores the practical application of precision GPS and discusses fleet safety, accident reduction, and driver management.March 9, 2023
Knight Acquires Abilene Motor Express
Phoenix-based Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings will acquire privately-held Abilene Motor Express for an undisclosed purchase price.
Former Swift CFO Ginnie Henkels Joins Viad Board
Virginia “Ginnie” Henkels, Swift Transportation’s former chief financial officer, has landed a new post on the board of directors at Viad Corp., which serves the live event and travel industries.December 4, 2017
Knight-Swift Profits Fall Sharply on Merger-Related Costs
The first quarterly report from Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings reported $3.9 million in earnings or 4 cents per share, including Swift’s contribution from after Sept. 8, 2017, although the results included a series of large multi-million dollar charges related to the merger.November 6, 2017
Swift Kicks Off Digital Campaign to Tout Trucking to Young Workers
Swift Transportation Co. is reaching out to young people with a digital marketing campaign that promotes the company’s culture, size and emphasis on job advancement.
Swift Launches Digital Marketing Strategy for Truck Drivers
Swift Transportation is reaching out to young people with a digital marketing campaign that promotes the company’s culture, size and emphasis on job advancement.May 5, 2017
Federal Regulators Give Green Light to Knight-Swift Merger
The multibillion-dollar merger between Knight Transportation Inc. and Swift Transportation received a speedy federal antitrust approval May 1, clearing the way for shareholders to vote on the proposed transaction to form the largest truckload carrier in the United States.May 2, 2017
Swift Suffers in First Quarter as Profits Plunge 84%
Swift Transportation reported profits plunged 84% in the first quarter compared with 2016 as truckload carriers suffered from continued excess capacity and lower contract prices than they had hoped for this year.April 25, 2017
Video: Will Knight-Swift Merger Catch Feds' Interest?
Will the planned merger of Knight Transportation Inc. and Swift Transportation — one of the trucking industry's largest mergers ever — catch the attention of federal antitrust regulators? Watch as TT Senior Features Writer Daniel Bearth provides his take on that question for colleague Eugene Mulero.April 18, 2017
Knight, Swift Plan Merger
A merger of Knight Transportation Inc. and Swift Transportation Co., two of the nation’s largest trucking companies, is expected to trigger a historic move to consolidate the truckload freight sector, industry analysts said last week.