Estes Express Lines Wins National LTL Carrier of the Year

Estes Express Lines Wins National LTL Carrier of the Year

RICHMOND, VA — Industry-leading third party logistics (3PL) solutions provider, GlobalTranz Enterprises, named Estes the 2019 National LTL Carrier of the Year during its annual Freight Agent Conference this month in Scottsdale, AZ.

This award recognizes Estes’ commitment to excellence in customer service, price competitiveness and flexibility, strategic partnerships and market leadership, technology, innovation, and new service offerings.

“Working with GlobalTranz has been a pleasure, and it is quite an honor to receive this award,” said Estes’ President and CEO Rob Estes. “Delivering exceptional service to our customers is the driving force behind everything we do, and we appreciate being recognized for these efforts.”

An Estes affiliate company, Clear Lane, was also presented with an award for the 2019 Asset Lite LTL Carrier of the Year.

About Estes Express Lines

The nation’s largest, privately-owned freight transportation carrier, Estes, is a go-to provider of end-to-end transportation and custom logistics solutions. Through a vast regional, national, international, and global footprint, Estes’ comprehensive solutions include Less Than Truckload, Volume LTL, Truckload, Time-Critical Guaranteed, and Final Mile. Backed by nearly 90 years of industry expertise and financial stability, Estes delivers a better customer experience through flexibility and improved technology to best meet rapidly changing freight transportation needs. The Richmond, VA-based, fourth-generation company operates one of the newest fleets in the industry, and understands that its nationwide team of over 19,000 employees is one of its strongest assets.

About GlobalTranz Enterprises

GlobalTranz is a technology company providing award-winning cloud-based multi-modal Transportation Management System (TMS) products to shippers, carriers, 3PLs and brokers. GlobalTranz is leading the logistics software and services market in innovative technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in real-time. GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 1 million product users and 25,000 shippers.

About Clear Lane

Clear Lane Freight Systems, an Estes affiliate, was founded in 2012 by LTL industry veterans Tom Nagel and Ingi Torfason. The goal was to fill a need for economical long-haul LTL service. Ingi and Tom have the unique experience of having worked in both operations, quality and sales management for major carriers for decades. Their insight into the industry, skills, and relationships built during their careers laid the foundation for Clear Lane. Clear Lane continues to invest in technology and experienced staff. For more information, please visit