Knight Transportation

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July 27, 2016

Earnings Watch: Covenant, Knight, Roadrunner See Lower Profits

Phrases such a “challenging freight market” and a freight environment that’s “less attractive” continued to be some of the buzz words Wednesday as another raft of second quarter corporate earnings washed ashore, while one company defied the trend with its net income soaring more than 300%.

June 1, 2016

Knight Keeps Drivers Covered With SmartDrive’s Video-Safety Program

After a successful pilot program, Knight Transportation has decided to install the SmartDrive event recorder system in its entire fleet to protect its drivers and coach them on improved driving habits.

May 5, 2016

Former Driver Involved in Deadly Shooting at Knight Facility

A former Knight Transportation truck driver killed one man and injured two others before committing suicide at a Knight facility in Katy, Texas.

April 20, 2016

Earnings Watch: Knight, Landstar and Werner Profits Decline

UPDATED – Three large publicly held trucking fleets reported first quarter earnings on Wednesday with all showing a decline in profits from a year earlier.

January 27, 2016

Earnings Watch: Lower Fourth Quarter Profits for Knight, Celadon

UPDATED -- Net income for two trucking and logistics companies experienced pullbacks in the fourth quarter of the year, according to earnings reports released Wednesday.

October 22, 2015

Earnings Watch: Werner, Knight, Ryder, Forward Air

Two large trucking fleets reported big increases in profits for the third quarter of the year. A fleet management and related services conglomerate also saw a hike, but things slipped for a niche trucking provider.

August 6, 2015

Knight Orders Silver VNL Trucks for 25th Anniversary

Knight Transportation has selected Volvo Trucks to supply 38 specially decorated Volvo VNL 670 models to recognize the company’s 25th anniversary.

July 22, 2015

Knight, Covenant Report Higher Profits

Earnings Watch: Two primarily truckload carriers, Knight and Covenant, saw higher profits in the second quarter, but lawsuit-related expenses kept Knight from reporting more.

April 22, 2015

Knight Transportation Quarterly Profit Jumps 55.1%

Net income increased to $29.6 million from $19.1 million in the first quarter of 2014 while earnings per diluted share moved higher to 36 cents from 23 cents.

February 20, 2015

Knight Chooses Zonar Tablet for Telematics Platform

Knight Transportation has chosen the Zonar 2020 Mobile Tablet as the new telematics platform for its fleet.

January 28, 2015

Knight Transportation Net Income Leaps 64%

Trucking company Knight Transportation Inc. has reported significant increases in net income and revenue for the final quarter of last year and for all of 2014.

November 6, 2014

Kevin Knight Stepping Down as Knight Transportation CEO

Knight Transportation Inc. CEO Kevin Knight will step down from part of his role with the company on Jan. 1.

October 22, 2014

Knight Transportation Profit Leaps More Than 66%

With strong demand and tight capacity continuing, Knight Transportation's third-quarter profits are up more than 66% over a year ago, thanks to higher revenue per tractor and per loaded mile and fewer empty miles.

October 1, 2014

Knight Buys Dry Van Carrier Barr-Nunn

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Barr-Nunn Transportation and certain affiliates effectively buying the company.

July 23, 2014

Knight Transportation Profit Gains 36%, New Business Unit Formed

Trucking company and logistics provider Knight Transportation has reported a second quarter profit showing a 36% increase from the same time a year ago.

April 14, 2014

Knight Revises Upward First Quarter Expectations

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation has revised upward expectations for its first quarter earnings.

February 5, 2014

USA Truck And Knight Reach Settlement over Proposed Purchase

Truckload companies USA Truck and Knight Transportation have reached a settlement dismissing all claims between the two in connection with litigation arising from Knight’s previously announced proposal to acquire Arkansas-based USA Truck in a $242 million bid.

January 29, 2014

Knight Transportation Profit Jumps in Fourth Quarter and 2013

Truckload carrier and logistics provider Knight Transportation announced Wednesday its fourth quarter 2013 profit increased 12.7% to $20.1 million or 25 cents per share, from $17.7 million or 22 cents per share a year earlier.

January 21, 2014

Knight Transportation Projecting Bigger Profits

Trucking company Knight Transportation has upwardly revised estimates of its financial performance, ahead of releasing full numbers later this month

November 4, 2013

Knight Transportation Steps Up Pursuit of USA Truck

Knight Transportation is keeping up its public campaign to buy rival truckload carrier USA Truck, despite being told the company is not interested in being purchased.

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