February 23, 2007
Estes Express Lines opened 12 new terminals in ’06
To grow its delivery network, enhance customer service
RICHMOND, VA—Estes Express Lines, a leading provider of multi-regional transportation and supply chain management services, opened 12 new terminals across the U.S. in 2006.
In addition to the terminals Estes already operated in these states, the company opened new transportation terminals last year in Kansas, Georgia, New York, Florida, Illinois, Utah, Colorado, California, Vermont, Ohio, Wisconsin and Texas.
The additions bring the company’s total number of terminals up to 186, serving more than 82,600 points in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
“This solid growth is evidence of our commitment to customer service because new terminals get us closer to them, in addition to helping us reach new customers and grow our transportation and supply chain services network,” said Robey W. Estes Jr., President and CEO of Estes Express Lines. “Opening new terminals is also a clear indicator of our company’s ability to identify and accommodate new and promising markets.”
About Estes Express Lines
Richmond, VA-based Estes Express Lines is a full-service transportation provider offering coast-to-coast North American coverage. Founded in 1931 by W.W. Estes, the company is still owned and operated by the Estes family. During the past 75 years, Estes Express has grown from a small, local carrier into one of the most respected multiregional, less-than-truckload and truckload transportation systems in the country. Estes now employs more than 13,500 people and boasts an inventory of more than 29,000 pieces of power equipment and trailers. With a network of 185 terminals, the company serves 46 states, the Caribbean and major commercial markets in Mexico, while covering the rest of the United States and Canada through its membership in ExpressLINK.