How Will Trucking Megamerger Impact The Valley?

Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:55pm
Updated: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:04pm

A megamerger announced this week between Phoenix trucking leaders Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation will lead to one company with a combined $5 billion in annual revenue.

The businesses’ leaders have strong ties — the Knight family has worked closely with Swift head Jerry Moyes.

The new company will stay headquartered in the Valley. What kind of impact will the merger have?

ASU Associate Professor Arnold Maltz specializes in supply-chain economics.

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