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Knight Transportation Inc. (KNX)

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Knight Transportation Inc.
20002 North 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
United States - Map
Phone: 602-269-2000

Index Membership:N/A
Full Time Employees:5,177

Business Summary 

Knight Transportation, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short to medium-haul truckload carrier of general commodities primarily in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Asset-Based and Non-Asset-Based. The Asset-Based segment provides truckload carrier dry van; temperature-controlled (refrigerated); dedicated truckload; and drayage services between ocean ports, rail ramps, and shipping docks. The Non-Asset-Based segment provides logistics, freight management, freight brokerage, rail intermodal, and other non-trucking services. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 3,537 company-owned tractors, as well as had 452 tractors under contract that are owned and operated by independent contractors, as well as operated an average of 9,406 trailers. Knight Transportation, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Corporate Governance 
Knight Transportation Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Kevin P. Knight , 57
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of Exec. Committee
Mr. David A. Jackson , 38
Mr. Adam W. Miller , 33
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Sec. and Treasurer
Mr. Kevin Quast , 48
Chief Operations Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. James E. Updike Jr., 41
Exec. VP of Sales and Marketing
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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