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- Estes Adds Hub To Enhance Midwest Next-Day Service
04/09/13 Rockford, IL. As part of its continual improvement process, Estes has converted its Rockford, IL, terminal to a hub to enhance its Midwest next-day service.
- Estes Earns Chevron Carrier Recognition Award
03/22/13 RICHMOND, Va. Estes Express Lines recently earned the 2012 Chevron Carrier Recognition Award for Outstanding Overall Performance.
- Estes Launching Solar Power Generation at Two Terminals
02/01/13 RICHMOND, Va. Estes Express Lines announced today that it is utilizing solar power generation at the company's Elkton and Baltimore, Md. terminals.
- Estes Earns Safety Awards From ATA’s Safety Management Council
11/02/12 RICHMOND, Va. Estes Express Lines earned four awards in the 2012 American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) National Truck Safety Contest held by the organization’s Safety Management Council.
- Estes Earns Two Home Depot Carrier of the Year Awards
09/28/12 RICHMOND, Va.The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, recently gave two Estes entities 2012 Carrier of the Year awards in their respective categories.
- Estes Express Lines Teams with Virginia DMV to Put Veterans to Work
09/20/12 RICHMOND, Va.Estes Express Lines has teamed with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to support the state’s new Troops to Trucks program.
- Estes Express Lines Announces Leadership Changes in Operations
07/25/12 RICHMOND, Va.Estes Express Lines has announced the promotion of two Estes leaders in operations and sales. Al Bucher has been named corporate vice president of operations, and Pat Martin is now corporate vice president of sales.
- Estes Express Lines Announces General Rate Increase
07/16/12 RICHMOND, Va.Although the cost of doing business continues to rise, Estes remains dedicated to providing you with a top-notch shipping experience year after year.
- Estes Express Lines Ranked 12th Largest Trucking Company in U.S.
06/22/12 RICHMOND, Va.Estes Express Lines is ranked as the 12th largest trucking company and seventh largest less-than-truckload (LTL) operator in the United States in the 2011 listing of the nation’s top 50 trucking companies.
- Award-Winning Alliance Between Estes and TST Overland Delivers Satisfied Cross-Border Customers
04/18/12 RICHMOND, Va.Recently at their annual carrier conference, Lowe’s, the second largest home improvement retailer in the world, recognized TST Overland Express and Estes Express Lines with Gold and Silver Carrier awards.
- Estes SureMovesm Delivers Affordable Out-of-Town Moving Service
03/14/12 RICHMOND, Va.Estes SureMove, a division of Estes Express Lines, is providing a new option for consumers planning out-of-town residential moves.
- Estes Opens New Terminal in Del Rio in Response to Market Growth
02/16/12 DEL RIO, TexasEstes Express Lines, a premier freight transportation provider, has opened a terminal in Del Rio to support a consistent upward trend in business levels in the region.
- Estes Express Lines Employees Lend a Helping Hand
for America’s Troops This Holiday Season
02/02/12 RICHMOND, Va.From the East Coast to the West Coast and the heartland in between, Estes employees expressed their appreciation for America’s military personnel this holiday season through the company’s patriotic initiative, Encourage the Living, Honor the Fallen.
- Estes Opens New Terminal in Dayton, Ohio
in Response to Market Growth
02/02/12 DAYTON, OhioEstes Express Lines, a premier freight transportation provider, has opened a new, 36–door terminal in the Dayton area to support a consistent upward trend in business levels in the region.
- DB Schenker Chooses Estes
12/16/11 RICHMOND, Va.DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, announced today that it has chosen Estes to manage its domestic ground transportation network.
- Estes Express Lines Launches Project to Honor America’s Troops
11/09/11 RICHMOND, Va. Estes Express Lines is launching a patriotic initiative, Encourage the Living, Honor the Fallen, to support America’s military personnel.