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Knoxville-Area Trucking Companies Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'14
'13CompanyPhone
Website
Area locations
Area employees
Area contractors
Trucks/trailers
Co.-wide empl.
2013 area rev.
2013 co.-wide rev.
Facility
HQ
Top local executive
Founded locally
11United Parcel Service (UPS)
500 Callahan Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912
800-742-5877
ups.com
6
1,450
NA
NA / NA
1,450
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
1,000
NA
400 / 1,100
14,000
NA
NA
Service Center
Thomasville, N.C.
David Gibbs
Manager, sales & service
1988
33FedEx (Express, Freight and Ground)1
3610 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125
865-546-0294
fedex.com
NA
745
NA
NA / NA
745
NA
$44.3 billion
Branch
Memphis, Tenn.
NA
NA
1998
44Crete Carrier Corp.
2229 Buttermilk Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
800-251-9120
cretecarrier.com
2
460
NA
410 / NA
460
NA
NA
Branch
Lincoln, Neb.
Jeff Hazelwood
Terminal manager
1966
55Morristown Drivers Service2
1111 Gateway Service Park Road
Morristown, TN 37813
423-581-6048
mdstrucking.com
2
300
NA
250 / 300
325
NA
NA
HQ
Morristown, Tenn.
Bob Jenkins
President
1980
66Purdy Brothers Trucking Co.
199 Commercial Park Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4642
purdybros.com
1
262
0
192 / 315
328
NA
NA
Branch
Birmingham, Ala.
Douglas M. Surrett
President
1972
77Averitt Express
10207 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
800-283-7488
averittexpress.com
1
261
0
142 / 316
NA
NA
$1 billion
Service Center
Cookeville, Tenn.
Bryan Snyder
Jim Elliott
Service center director
Regional vice president
1971
89TLD Logistics Services
1300 Everett Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-539-1285
tldlogistics.com
2
217
48
179 / 220
400
$10.5 million
$89 million
HQ
Knoxville
David L. Jones
President, COO
2008
910Pemberton Truck Lines2
2530 Mitchell St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-524-5592
ptlapp.com
1
200
15
170 / 450
200
NA
NA
HQ
Knoxville
Robert Pemberton
President
1982
1011Con-way Freight
5307 S. National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-2666
con-way.com
NA
183
NA
NA / NA
NA
NA
NA
Service Center
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Chris Shields
Service center manager
1986
1118Estes Express Lines
3244 Northwest Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-938-2671
estes-express.com
23
1564
NA
NA / NA
14,900
NA
NA
Branch
Richmond, Va.
Mike Long
Barry Best
Terminal manager, Knoxville
Terminal manager, Greeneville
1931
1214Claiborne Hauling
6210 Rutledge Pike
Knoxville, TN 37924
865-540-4409
claibornehauling.com
NA
128
NA
97 / 28
NA
NA
NA
HQ
Knoxville
Todd T. Claiborne
Chief manager
1997
1313YRC Freight
1212 Hilton Road
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-588-6556
yrcw.com
2
113
0
535 / NA
26,000
$31 million
$5 billion
Branch
Overland Park, Kansas
Greg Jackson
Terminal manager, Knoxville & Kingsport
1962
1416Skyline Transportation
131 W. Quincy Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-524-3661
skylinetrans.com
1
111
5
86 / 215
131
NA
NA
HQ
Knoxville
Jeff Reed
President
1954
158Total Transportation of Mississippi
7000 Corporate Park Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-408-0104
totalms.com
1
100
NA
221 / NA
NA
NA
NA
Branch
Jackson, Miss.
John Hutton
Luke Kirkham
Director of operations
Terminal manager
1998
1617Highway Transport Chemical
1500 Amherst Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-584-8631
hytt.com
1
93
8
50 / 80
370
$10.75 million
$75 million
HQ
Knoxville
Gary Reagan
President
1948
17NRMoore Freight Service
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
1820R+L Carriers
5004 National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-5560
rlcarriers.com
1
62
0
32 / 75
NA
NA
NA
Service Center
Wilmington, Ohio
Dwight Smith
Terminal manager
1991
19NRBurkhart Enterprises
2435 Asbury Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-523-6157
burkhartenterprises.com
1
52
NA
NA / NA
52
NA
NA
HQ
Knoxville
Ray T. Burkhart
Tim Jones
President
General manager
1969
1 Source declined to participate. Information from 2013 survey. Multiple locations in greater Knoxville area. Address listed is FedEx Express world headquarters; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2013 survey; 3 Knoxville, Greeneville; 4 Estes Express' 2013 employment numbers only reflected Knoxville operations; 5 Power units
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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