Karl R. Johnson Trucking
What it does: Hauling municipal solid waste is 85% of business; transporting raw materials on flatbeds makes up the other 15%. Why it's growing: CEO Karl Johnson switched gears in 2001 by getting away from the business of producing and hauling mulch (too seasonal) and into waste disposal (very lucrative).
Inc. 5000 RankingsData as of Publication on Aug. 11, 2020
No. 468 (2005)