May 2, 2018

Estes Named American Group’s 2017 ASP Carrier of the Year

RICHMOND, VA—Estes has been named 2017 ASP (account-specific pricing) Carrier of the Year by Chandler, AZ-based American Group.

According to Nick Heisterkamp, American Group’s director of carrier and agent relations, Estes was chosen because of its performance in a variety of key transportation metrics including on-time service, billing accuracy, and low claims ratio. Also considered were Estes’ process for negotiating pricing such as turnaround time, number of successfully awarded bids, and ease of implementation. American Group’s President and CFO Daniel Krivickas Jr. added that Estes has been one of his company’s preferred carriers for more than a decade.

“Estes is honored to receive this recognition from American Group,” said Estes’ President and CEO Rob Estes. “We are always looking for ways to make doing business with us even easier, and all while creating an outstanding customer experience at every interaction.”

About Estes Express Lines

Headquartered in Virginia, Estes is a leading, full-service freight transportation provider offering a complete range of shipping solutions including LTL, time critical, volume & truckload, global and custom solutions. Founded in 1931 by W.W. Estes and still family-owned, Estes is the largest privately held carrier in the nation. The company is now one of the most respected total-solutions providers in the industry with direct service throughout all of the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico through more than 230 terminals, as well as door-to-door service to and from Mexico and a global freight-forwarding service footprint.

About American Group

American Group ( makes the shipping process as simple as possible, hence our trademarked motto, Shipping. Simplified. Think of us as the Travelocity or of freight shipping. Our clients use our website to get freight quotes, book loads, trace shipments — no matter how many different carriers might be involved — as long as the shipment was booked via our website, our clients are able to do everything via one website. We partner with the best carriers in the industry, helping to ensure the best possible experience (and claims free delivery!) for our clients.

Our clients use our services to help them route shipments of raw materials or finished goods to them — to ship raw materials or finished goods from them — or to “drop ship” straight from their vendor(s) to their customers via a variety of modes — whether LTL, FTL, flat bed, trade show, import/export, air/ocean — no matter how you need to ship it, we can help.