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Knoxville-Area Logistics, Transportation & Distribution Companies Ranked By Number of Employees
Rank
'18
CompanyPhone
Website
Local employeesIndustries served
Facility
HQ
Top local executive
Founded locally
1Flying J Transportation1
5508 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-588-7487
pilotflyingj.com
1,893
Fuel transport
HQ
Knoxville
James Haslam III
CEO
1958
2United Parcel Service (UPS)1
500 Callahan Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912
800-742-5877
ups.com
1,450
All
Branch
Atlanta, Ga.
Derrick Johnson
President, Mid South district
1967
3Old Dominion Freight Line1
3608 Roy Messer Highway
White Pine, TN 37890
865-674-6151
odfl.com
1,140
All
Service Center
Thomasville, N.C.
David Gibbs
Manager, sales and service
1988
4Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
580
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Branch
Watsonville, Calif.
Dirk Cox
Regional general manager
1977
5CVS Pharmacy Distribution Center2
10008 Parkside Drive 3
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-670-1758
cvs.com
500
Pharmaceutical and personal care items
NA
Woonsocket, R.I.
NA
NA
19674
6Crete Carrier Corp.1
2229 Buttermilk Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
800-251-9120
cretecarrier.com
450
All
Branch
Lincoln, Neb.
Jeff Hazelwood
Terminal manager
1966
6FedEx Ground1
2560 Bertelkemp Ln.
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-4633339
fedex.com
450
All
Branch
Memphis, Tenn.
Fred Smith
Chairman CEO
1998
8Melaleuca1
5301 N. National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-523-6600
melaleuca.com
390
NA
Branch
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Teri Williams
Vice president, East Coast operations
1985
9Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
807 N. 21st St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-546-6020
cokeconsolidated.com
382
Beverage - soft drinks
NA
Charlotte, N.C.
Grey Brewington
Director, retail sales
1967
10American Book Company
10267 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-966-7464
amdistro.com americanbookco.com
350
Wholesale book industry, transportation/logistics, third-party logistics and distribution
Service Center
Knoxville, TN
NA
NA
NA
10House-Hasson Hardware Co.1
3125 Water Plant Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-525-0471
househasson.com
350
Hardware distribution
HQ
Knoxville
Don Hasson
President
1906
12Reinhart Foodservice1
4721 Singleton Station Road
Louisville, TN 37777
865-970-7800
rfsdelivers.com
344
Foodservice
NA
Rosemont, Ill.
Gary Rose
Division president
2008
13The H.T. Hackney Co.1
2500 Buttermilk Road W.
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-717-6800
hthackney.com
300
Foodservice
HQ
Knoxville
William B. Sansom
Chairman
1891
13U.S. Foods1
269 Kings Court
Alcoa, TN 37701
800-458-9529
usfoods.com
300
Foodservice
NA
Rosemont, Ill.
Dolph Reissig
Division president
NA
15Morristown Drivers Service2
1111 Gateway Service Park Road
Morristown, TN 37813
423-581-6048
mdstrucking.com
250
General freight, foodservice, grocery, produce, refrigerated food, automotive, building materials
HQ
Morristown
Bob Jenkins
President
1980
15Norfolk Southern Corp.2
7208 Old Rutledge Pike
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-521-1449
nscorp.com
250
All
Branch
Norfolk, Va.
Carl D. Wilson
Superintendent, central division
1982
15Landair2
1110 Myers St.
Greeneville, TN 37743
423-783-1300
landair.com
250
Transportation, warehousing, brokerage
HQ
Greeneville
John Tweed
President, CEO
1981
18Averitt Express
10207 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
800-283-7488
averittexpress.com
238
Automotive, Retail, Industrial, Manufacturing, Aerospace
Service Center
Cookeville, Tenn.
Jim Elliott
Bryan Snyder
Regional vice president
Service center director
1971
19Cherokee Distributing Co.
200 Miller Main Circle
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-7641
cherokeedistributing.com
175
Wholesale beer distribution
HQ
Knoxville, TN
George B. Sampson
President
1958
1 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2017 survey; 3 Also 3400 Huntington Park, Loudon; 4 Knoxville; 2003 Loudon
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. 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 knoxvillebookoflists.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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