Press Release

May 22, 2006

Estes Express Lines picks Augusta for 6th Georgia terminal

AUGUSTA, GA— Estes Express Lines, a premier transportation provider with both in-depth regional and comprehensive long-haul services, annouonces the opening of a new terminal in Augusta, GA. The new terminal will strengthen service to eastern Georgia.

Estes Express Lines is the largest family-owned, less-than-truckload carrier in the United States. The company first offered service to Georgia in 1978, and the Augusta terminal will be its sixth in the state. “Our nationwide service hasn’t altered our commitment to quality coverage of the southeast,” said Vice President of Operations, J.T. Johnson Jr., “The south is where we first earned our reputation for high standards of customer service.”

The Augusta terminal will be managed by Matt Skinner and is located at 1551 Doug Bernard Parkway, Augusta, GA 30901. For complete information about delivery points and times, contact the terminal at (706) 560-0682, or fax to (706) 560-0864.

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. Estes now employs more than 13,500 people and boasts an inventory of more than 27,000 pieces of power equipment and trailers, as well as a network of 178 terminals serving 46 states and the Caribbean. 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. Beyond its direct service, the company also covers major commercial markets in Mexico, as well as all of the United States and Canada, through its membership in the ExpressLINK service network.