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Knoxville-Area Trucking Companies Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'15
'14CompanyPhone
Website
Area locations
Area employees
Area contractors
Trucks/trailers
Co.-wide empl.
2014 area rev.
2014 co.-wide rev.
Facility
HQ
Top local executive
Founded locally
11United Parcel Service (UPS)1
500 Callahan Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912
800-742-5877
ups.com
6
1,450
NA
NA / NA
399,000
NA
$55.4 billion
Branch
Atlanta, Ga.
Ken Harms
Pres., Mid South district
1967
22Old Dominion Freight Line
3608 Roy Messer Highway
White Pine, TN 37890
865-674-6151
odfl.com
1
1,130
NA
NA / NA
18,613
NA
NA
Service Center
Thomasville, N.C.
David Gibbs
Manager, sales & service
1988
35Morristown Drivers Service
1111 Gateway Service Park Road
Morristown, TN 37813
423-581-6048
mdstrucking.com
2
508
NA
NA / NA
NA
NA
NA
HQ
Morristown, Tenn.
Bob Jenkins
President
1980
44Crete Carrier Corp.
2229 Buttermilk Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
800-251-9120
cretecarrier.com
1
450
0
400 / NA
NA
NA
NA
Branch
Lincoln, Neb.
Jeff Hazelwood
Terminal manager
1966
515Total Transportation of Mississippi
7000 Corporate Park Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-408-0104
totalms.com
NA
350
NA
238 / NA
NA
NA
NA
Branch
Jackson, Miss.
Luke Kirkham
Terminal manager
1998
67Averitt Express
10207 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
800-283-7488
averittexpress.com
2
296
NA
171 / 380
NA
NA
$1.08 billion
Service Center
Cookeville, Tenn.
Bryan Snyder
Jim Elliott
Service center director
Regional vice president
1971
76Purdy Brothers Trucking Co.1
199 Commercial Park Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4642
purdybros.com
1
262
0
192 / 315
328
NA
NA
HQ
Loudon
Douglas M. Surrett
President
1972
83FedEx (Express, Freight and Ground)2
3610 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125
865-546-0294
fedex.com
NA
256
NA
NA / NA
300,000
NA
$45.6 billion
Branch
Memphis, Tenn.
NA
NA
1998
98TLD Logistics Services
1300 Everett Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-539-1285
tldlogistics.com
1
245
46
185 / 300
544
$37.2 million
$93 million
HQ
Knoxville
James Peters
President, COO
2008
1010Con-way Freight1
5307 S. National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-2666
con-way.com
1
183
NA
NA / NA
NA
NA
NA
Service Center
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Chris Shields
Service center manager
1986
11NRForward Air
P.O. Box 1058
Greeneville, TN 37744
423-636-3380
forwardair.com
2
175
10
0 / 10
3,500
$815,000
$780.96 million
Branch
Greeneville, Tenn.
Bruce A. Campbell
Chairman, CEO, President
1995
1211Estes Express Lines
3244 Northwest Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-938-2671
estes-express.com
2
156
NA
NA / NA
15,815
NA
$2.17 billion
Branch
Richmond, Va.
Mike Long
Barry Best
Terminal Manager, Knoxville
Terminal manager, Greeneville
1931
1312Claiborne Hauling
6210 Rutledge Pike
Knoxville, TN 37924
865-540-4409
claibornehauling.com
NA
128
NA
106 / 25
140
NA
NA
HQ
Knoxville
Todd T. Claiborne
Chief manager
1997
1413YRC Freight1
1212 Hilton Road
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-588-6556
yrcw.com
2
113
0
533 / NA
26,000
$31 million
$5 billion
Branch
Overland Park, Kansas
Greg Jackson
Terminal manager, Knoxville & Kingsport
1962
1416Highway Transport Chemical
1500 Amherst Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-584-8631
hytt.com
2
113
NA
50 / 85
412
$14.6 million
$77.08 million
HQ
Knoxville
Gary Reagan
President
1948
1614Skyline Transportation
131 W. Quincy Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-524-3661
skylinetrans.com
1
105
7
90 / 225
120
NA
$23 million
HQ
Knoxville
Jeff Reed
President
1954
1718R+L Carriers
5004 National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-5560
rlcarriers.com
1
854
NA
32 / 75
NA
NA
NA
Service Center
Wilmington, Ohio
Dwight Smith
Terminal manager
1991
1817Moore Freight Service1
2000 Eastbridge Blvd.
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-2660
moorefreightservice.com
2
68
NA
NA / NA
221
NA
NA
HQ
Mascot, Tenn.
Dan Moore
CEO
2001
1919Burkhart Enterprises
2435 Asbury Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-523-6157
burkhartenterprises.com
1
56
NA
NA / NA
NA
NA
NA
HQ
Knoxville
Ray T. Burkhart
Tim Jones
President
General manager
1969
1 Source declined to participate. Information from 2014 survey; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber. Multiple locations in greater Knoxville area. Address listed is FedEx Express world headquarters; 3 Power units; 4 Includes some Chattanooga employees
Source: Individual company representatives, company Web sites. NA=not applicable or not available. Knoxville area includes: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.
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