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- Estes Among Top 50 Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation
11/14/18 RICHMOND, VA The Women In Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT) has named Estes as one of the Top 50 Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation. Brian Everett, publisher of WIT magazine Redefining the Road, said that their list recognizes corporate cultures that foster gender diversity, competitive compensation and benefits, flexible hours and work requirements, professional development opportunities, and career advancement opportunities. Estes was among nearly 150 nominees considered by WIT, and more than 7,000 votes from transportation professionals identified the 50 finalist companies.
- ALAN Salutes Estes with Humanitarian Logistics Award
10/16/18 RICHMOND, VA Estes Express Lines is honored to receive the American Logistics Aid Network’s (ALAN) Employee Engagement Award for its work with The Home Depot delivering cleaning supplies, food, and hydration to the Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma — one of the costliest tropical cyclones on record. Presented annually, ALAN’s Humanitarian Logistics Awards recognize companies and individuals that exemplify the supply chain’s best by assuring the rapid delivery of aid and comfort to communities in crisis.
- Estes Wins True Value Company’s 2018 LTL Carrier of the Year Award
07/23/18 RICHMOND, VA Chicago-based home improvement company True Value Company has named Estes Express Lines as its 2018 LTL Carrier of the Year. According to Jay Boughner, True Value’s manager of domestic transportation, Estes was selected in part because it grew its network footprint by tailoring a transportation solution that fit True Value’s needs despite market pressures. Estes’ service, flexibility, and responsiveness were also determining factors.
- Rob Estes Wins Richmond Region Leadership Award; Company Takes Top Sector Honors
05/07/18 RICHMOND, VA President and CEO Rob Estes won the Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Leadership Award in the Top Workplaces mega companies category. He was among four Richmond, VA-area executives recognized for their strong leadership by inspiring confidence and vision in their companies.
- Estes Named American Group’s 2017 ASP Carrier of the Year
05/02/18 RICHMOND, VA Estes has been named 2017 ASP (account-specific pricing) Carrier of the Year by Chandler, AZ-based American Group.
- Estes Express Lines Announces 2018 General Rate Increase
04/23/18 RICHMOND, VA Our most important goal at Estes is to provide our customers with reliable, timely, and fairly-priced transportation services and information. As data is vital for supply chain success, the implementation of new technologies is the key to ensuring that we reach that reliable service goal every day. The general rate increase that Estes will implement Monday, May 7, 2018 will help offset the rising costs of technology as well as the ever-growing costs of maintaining a stable operational structure, driver recruitment and retention and our employee base.
- project44 Names Estes Its LTL Carrier of the Year
03/21/18 RICHMOND, VA project44, a Chicago-based logistics IT innovator, has named Estes as its 2017 Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Carrier of the Year. This award identifies Estes as one of the top-performing carriers connected to project44’s logistics network, which facilitates the most application programming interfaces (API)-based freight transactions in North America.
- Estes Focuses on Future by Investing in Its People
03/14/18 RICHMOND, VA Estes Express Lines is making a multi-million dollar investment in its most valuable asset—its employees—through the implementation of The Estes Care Package.
- Estes Repeats as The Home Depot’s LTL Carrier of the Year
02/23/18 RICHMOND, VA Estes has once again been awarded The Home Depot’s LTL Carrier of the Year. Estes received this same recognition last year, and its Level2 Logistics division was likewise cited in 2017 as Carrier of the Year in the Store Delivery category.