Knight Transportation

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Updated Jul 14, 2014

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2.4 70 reviews

47% Approve of the CEO

Knight Transportation Chairman and CEO Kevin P. Knight

Kevin P. Knight

(40 ratings)

38% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • No forced dispatch and drop and hook (in 3 reviews)

  • good equipment, nice facilitys, and mostly good people (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • They won't train you, long hours little pay, little to no vacation (in 8 reviews)

  • A driver manager will put a load on a driver and a planner will take it off without any obvious reason or explanation (in 5 reviews)

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    Truck Driver (Former Employee) Las Vegas, NV

    ProsGood trucks to work with trailers are fair

    Consthey shops are bad only open banker hours

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to get raid of all them they have been doing the same thing for way to long

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company, but you have to work hard.

    National Account Manager (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsGood compensation, opportunity to grow, nice work environment.

    ConsThe hours are sometimes hard to survive.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Questionable hiring practices

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsThey organize some family events because they know the high demands they put on employees and their family. Fair benefits, promotes within.

    ConsThey won't train you, long hours little pay, little to no vacation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ok place to work

    Driver Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsGood pay, Good benefits, Promote from within

    ConsPoor work environment, extremely fast-paced,

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore training for new employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    good people, just another trucking co.

    OTR Truck Driver (Current Employee) Sparks, NV

    Prosgood equipment, nice facilitys, and mostly good people

    Consagain it is just another trucking co.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Loved co-workers. Corporate was a joke. Very high stress

    Recruiting Manager (Former Employee) Indianapolis, IN

    ProsI loved my co-workers and direct supervision. Paid well.

    ConsCorporate had unrealistic expectations.
    Lack of training
    Belittled
    Treated poorly when OB requested decrease in hours to normal business day (40 hours) due to pregnancy complications

    Advice to Senior ManagementMotivating employees goes a long way. Belittling only demotivates!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good people to work with

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGot home when promised dispatch knew your hame cannot write 20 words of pros unless you want me to lie

    ConsBad maintenance/ not enough trailers no money. Leased space out at terminals so driver's had mo place to park

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay your drivers

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    Accounting Manager (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsPeople are nice overall, nice office

    Conswork long hours, poor management, don't really tell you what to expect in the position

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice people . -

    Truck Driver - (Former Employee) Fontana, CA

    ProsPlenty of work and great management . -

    ConsNot enoug trailers . -

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet more trailers . -

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Employer

    Dispatcher (Former Employee) Carlisle, PA

    ProsPay was fair for work required

    Conslong work hours, too many weekends

    Advice to Senior Managementhire more dispatchers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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