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Knight Transportation, Inc.

20002 North 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
United States
602-269-2000
http://www.knighttransportation.com

SectorServices
IndustryTrucking
Full Time Employees5,971

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Kevin P. KnightExec. Chairman916.15k479.2k60
Mr. David A. JacksonChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director718.82k31.41k41
Mr. Adam W. MillerChief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Sec.354.4kN/A36
Mr. Kevin QuastChief Operations Officer and Exec. VP335.79k46.48k51
Mr. James E. Updike Jr.Exec. VP of Sales and Marketing334.26kN/A44
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.

Description

Knight Transportation, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier of general commodities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through two segments, Trucking and Logistics. The Trucking segment offers truckload carrier dry van, temperature-controlled truckload, and drayage services between ocean ports, rail ramps, and shipping docks. As of December 31, 2016, it operated approximately 4,286 company-owned tractors; and an average of 12,288 trailers, as well as had 448 tractors under contract that are owned and operated by independent contractors. The Logistics segment provides logistics, freight management, freight brokerage, rail intermodal services, as well as other non-trucking services, such as used equipment sales and leasing to independent contractors and third-parties. Knight Transportation, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Corporate Governance

Knight Transportation, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.