Knight Transportation Announces Opening of Two New Service Centers


Thursday, March 1, 2007 1:39 pm EST



Public Company Information:


PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE: KNX) announced the official opening of two new service centers. The two new service centers, Knight Transportation (dry van) and Knight Brokerage are located in Columbus, Ohio. There are now 35 service centers in our nationwide network. Twenty-five provide dry van services, four provide refrigerated services, and six provide brokerage services. Commenting on the new service centers, Chairman and CEO Kevin Knight said:

We are excited to have a physical presence in the Columbus market. Our new dry van and brokerage service centers complement the neighboring centers and consequently strengthen our service offering to customers in this market. As our extensive dry van network continues to develop, our ability to provide local service is enhanced and quality driving jobs are created. Our expanding brokerage presence strengthens our relationships with customers and amplifies the transportation solutions we can offer. As we assemble our network of asset and non-asset based service centers, we further strengthen our brand as the premier transportation provider, providing hometown service to the local markets we serve.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, assumptions, and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Statements that constitute forward-looking statements are usually identified by words such as anticipates, believes, estimates, projects, expects, plans, intends, or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements: the risks inherent in entering a new regional market, including but not limited to unfamiliarity with pricing and operational issues; the risk that customer relationships may be difficult to obtain or that we may have to reduce rates to gain customer relationships in the new region; and the risks and uncertainties identified from time-to-time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Knight Transportation, Inc., Phoenix
David Jackson, 602-269-2000