Knight Transportation Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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Knight Transportation Chairman and CEO Kevin P. Knight
Kevin P. Knight
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Pros
  • Freight Ready, Operate Everywhere, Yards all over, great phone apps, good local directions, not forced dispatch (in 4 reviews)

  • they have good home time, and new trucks (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • work long hours, poor management, don't really tell you what to expect in the position (in 9 reviews)

  • I had a mediocre driver manager who didn't have any listening skills (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    service center manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    good pay, good company, nice people to work for

    Cons

    long hours, not a great life in balance

    Advice to Management

    management team is strong and supportive

  2. Transportation Broker

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, expanding, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of really, great environment

  3. Helpful (1)

    Glad I worked there and glad I am Gone

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    national, much recognition in the industry

    Cons

    very vertical structure i.e. to many bosses

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  5. Met some nice people, but sat at a cubicle for the day.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, great benefits, pay was pretty good.

    Cons

    Long hours and typical office drama.

    Advice to Management

    Don't play favorites.

  6. good people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - OTR Driver in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - OTR Driver in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    made good money and met some good people

    Cons

    benefits not good, and never home always on the road

    Advice to Management

    listen to what your drivers have to say and take in consideration on what they need,

  7. Helpful (1)

    Good career starter, work hard pay low

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knight Transportation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good experience to begin working for out of college, you will gain valuable skills for future employment. Very fast paced job

    Cons

    The pay is very low and you will work more than 60 hours weekly. You will also be expected to work weekends and on call 24 hours daily

    Advice to Management

    Train driver managers better, allow them real time to develop and learn.

  8. Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great work environment here at Knight

    Cons

    Hours and also vacation time period.

  9. Not a bad starter company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good miles and nice equipment

    Cons

    Okay pay could be higher.

  10. Helpful (2)

    Driver Recruiter

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter
    Former Employee - Recruiter

    I worked at Knight Transportation full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Build relationships with the drivers

    Cons

    More of a sales job than a recruiting job

    Advice to Management

    Need better communication between departments

  11. Good team environment

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Market Manager
    Current Employee - Market Manager

    I have been working at Knight Transportation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Knight has great job security

    Cons

    Very high stress work environment.

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