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Knight Transportation Reviews

Updated August 14, 2018
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Knight Transportation Chief Executive Officer and President David A. Jackson
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Pros
  • "Flexible home time good miles friendly staff trailers well most trailers never have any tire issues or any other problem" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Plenty of miles, no forced dispatch, truly" (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Over worked employees long hours low pay, high expectations, low ceiling" (in 29 reviews)

  • "low pay, overworked, minimal amount of vacation time, poor benefits" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Best company to work for"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay for industry
    Great miles, understanding and caring people around you.
    Newer equipment and multiple shops located around the country.

    Cons

    Could use better driver amenities in the trucks.

    Advice to Management

    Look into opti-idle units for the trucks, driver comfort with the ever changing climate is becoming a must.


  2. "For whatever it is worth"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Knight Transportation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities for learning and growth. Employees and Friendly.

    Cons

    The industry is sensitive to ebbs and flows of the economy.

    Advice to Management

    Never forget that your people are your greatest asset.

  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and management really knows how to take care of their employees.

    Cons

    Must be available 24/7 for drivers.


  4. "Account Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knight Transportation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good starting point to start in transportation

    Cons

    Need better training program. Need to treat everyone as equal not just your buddies that You help to promote. Small office but has their cliches. Sad pass over hard working people to promote their college or lunch buddies.


  5. "Truck driver"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OTR Truck Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - OTR Truck Driver in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company for new drivers. Friendly management.

    Cons

    I didn't like getting pre plans late. The last year I felt like on standby.


  6. "Local"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Home time every other night.

    Cons

    They lie about pay first is 225 after is something else.

    Advice to Management

    Don't false advertisement no wonder people quit.


  7. "Logistics Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time

    Pros

    -opportunity to advance
    -hours
    -put a lot of trust in their employees

    Cons

    -Lots of things out of your control
    -occasionally work the weekend

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Delivery Driver"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Good management team that helps drivers out.

    Cons

    Long hours and broke down trucks.


  9. "Knight"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Tulare, CA
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Tulare, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Knight treats us with respect and always goes that extra mile for us and im grateful to work at a family oriented atmosphere

    Cons

    Really have nothing bad to say

    Advice to Management

    Offer a hourly pay options for drivers instead of cents per mile and possibly salary options


  10. "Claim Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Knight Transportation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Knight-Swift merger has created large opportunities in the logistics/transportation industry.

    Cons

    Driver Shortage is an industry wide issue and ELD federal mandate affecting electric log technology.


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