Kirby Statistics, Revenue Totals and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Kirby statistics and facts I was able to dig up including revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Kirby Facts

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1969
  • Headquarters: Houston, TX
  • Founder(s): John Henry Kirby
  • Current Chief Executive: David Grzebinski

What is Kirby?

Kirby Corporation is the premier inland tank barge operator in the United States, transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Kirby’s service includes the transporting of petrochemicals, pressurized products, black oil products, refined petroleum products and agricultural chemical products by inland tank barge. Kirby also owns and operates four ocean-going barge and tug units transporting dry-bulk commodities in United States coastwise trade. (source)

Kirby Employee Count

Number of Kirby employees:

5,700 employees

Last updated 1/1/20


Kirby Revenue Totals

Kirby annual revenue:


Kirby annual net earnings:


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Kirby stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.