Swift Transportation Announces U.S. Military Apprenticeship Program | Business News


The Swift Tradition of Honoring Military Veterans Continues

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Swift Transportation Co., LLC (“Swift” or “Swift Transportation”), a

subsidiary of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX),

announces the approval of the U.S. Military Apprenticeship Program

nationwide. The national program was approved by the U.S. Department of

Labor to assist military veterans as they transition to a civilian

occupation. Over the course of a year, the apprentice will undergo

specialized training to be prepared for a career in the transportation

While enrolled in the apprenticeship program, veterans can earn

additional pay through the monthly VA educational program benefit from

their GI Bill on top of their Swift paycheck. For many years Swift has

offered a tuition scholarship program to veterans through the Swift

Academy network. The apprenticeship program builds on the existing

scholarship program and provides additional nationwide support to

veterans. Swift Transportation is the largest full truckload carrier in

the United States and a leader within the transportation industry. Swift

values the dedication, integrity and professionalism our military

veterans bring to the transportation industry.

It is with immense pride that Swift Transportation has been approved to

offer this national program to our military veterans. We thank you for

your sacrifice for and service to our great country!

About Swift Transportation

Swift Transportation, a subsidiary of Knight-Swift Transportation

Holdings Inc., originated and is based in Phoenix, Arizona, and operates

a tractor fleet of approximately 16,000 units driven by company and

owner-operator drivers. The company operates more than 40 major

terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the

“one-stop shopping” for their truckload transportation needs through a

broad spectrum of services and equipment. Swift’s extensive suite of

services includes general, dedicated and cross-border U.S./Mexico/Canada

service, temperature-controlled, flatbed and specialized trailers, in

addition to rail intermodal and non-asset-based freight brokerage and

logistics management services, making it an attractive choice for a

broad array of customers.

Tina Brewster, 602-477-3816



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