Press Release

August 14, 2008

Growing Seattle business prompts Estes To open new terminal in Everett, WA.

EVERETT, WA—Estes Express Lines, a premier freight transportation provider, announced that its new terminal in Everett, WA, is open, providing comprehensive direct service to northwest Washington. The new terminal will help support the growing business levels of the greater Seattle metropolitan area. The new terminal will be located on 4119 Harbour Pointe Blvd. SW, Mukilteo, WA 98275. Terminal Manager Chris Pope can be contacted at (425) 315-0400, via fax at (425) 315-0225 or by e-mail at everett@estes-express.com.

“With a major international port in a deep-water harbor and a growing population, Seattle is the economic center of the northwestern U.S. for both regional and international trade,” said COO and Executive Vice President Billy Hupp. “As Seattle’s major metropolitan areas have grown in population and opportunity, the need for additional service in the surrounding areas has become evident. The Everett terminal brings our service closer to our customers north of Seattle and provides them with even more in-depth coverage all the way up to the Canadian border.”


About Estes

Richmond, VA-based Estes 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. During the past 77 years, Estes has grown from a small, local carrier into one of the most respected multiregional, less-than-truckload and truckload transportation systems in the country. Estes now employs nearly 13,000 people and boasts an inventory of more than 30,000 pieces of power equipment and trailers. With a network of almost 200 terminals, the company offers direct service to all 50 states and the Caribbean and also serves all 10 Canadian provinces and major commercial markets in Mexico.