David A. Jackson

Knight-Swift Transportation

President and CEO

David A. Jackson. Mr. Jackson has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Knight, and now Knight-Swift, and a member of the board of directors of Knight since January 2015. He has served as the President of Knight since February 2011. Mr. Jackson previously served as Knight’s Chief Financial Officer from 2004 until 2012. He has been with Knight since 2000. Mr. Jackson served as Knight’s Treasurer from 2006 to 2011 and Knight’s Secretary from 2007 to 2011. Prior to his appointment as the CFO, Mr. Jackson served in several positions at Knight between 2000 and 2004. The selection of Mr. Jackson as a director was based, among other things, upon his extensive transportation, leadership, and finance experience and his deep understanding of the Knight culture and commitment to maintaining our financial and operating performance.

Sessions With David A. Jackson

Tuesday, 2 March

  • 02:45pm - 03:15pm (EST) / 02/mar/2021 07:45 pm - 02/mar/2021 08:15 pm

    The Rail and Trucking Outlook

    The Truckload View of 2021

    Knight-Swift Transportation operates the top irregular, one-way long-haul truckload fleet in the US, and also has logistics and intermodal business lines. In this session, Knight Swift CEO Dave Jackson will discuss what shippers should expect for the rest of 2021 in terms of trucking rates, capacity, and service; the ways carriers, shippers, and receivers can work more efficiently together; and how shippers should go about being the first to get capacity in a tight market. He will also address what, if any, effect the COVID-19 vaccine distribution may have on the truckload network.