Swift Transportation Corporation : SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY ANNOUNCES RATINGS UPGRADE

  Swift Transportation Corporation : SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY ANNOUNCES
                               RATINGS UPGRADE

Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) ("Swift"), a leader in transportation
solutions and the nation's largest truckload provider, announced today that
Moody's Investor Service ("Moody's") has upgraded the company's credit
ratings, with the corporate family rating raised to B1 from B2 and the senior
secured first lien bank credit facility raised two notches to Ba2 from B1. In
their press release, Moody's states, "The ratings upgrade reflects the
substantial progress that Swift has made in margin growth, cash flow
generation, and deleveraging during a period of stable demand in the truckload
segment." Additionally, Moody's raised the rating on Swift's second lien
notes to B3 from Caa1 and said the ratings outlook is stable.

The full text of Moody's announcement is available on their website at
www.moodys.com.

Contact Info:
Jason Bates, Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations Officer
or
Ginnie Henkels, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Office: 602-269-9700

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