Knight, Swift Transportation merging to create trucking giant

Combined companies have implied enterprise value of approximately $6 billion.

Knight Transportation Inc. and Swift Transportation Co. announced April 10 that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a merger of Knight and Swift in an all-stock transaction that will create the industry's largest full-truckload company. The combined company will be named Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc.

This transaction combines two long-standing industry leaders under common ownership to create North America's premier truckload transportation company, with $5

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