Press Release

June 1, 2009
Market growth in Texarkana region prompts Estes to open new terminal in Hope, Arkansas

HOPE, Ark.—Estes Express Lines, a premier freight transportation provider, announced that its new terminal in Hope is open and has become part of the company’s expanding service coverage in the Southwest.

The location provides comprehensive direct service to the Texarkana area and will help support the growing business levels of the Southwest region. Located on 2902 Hwy. 29N, the new terminal has nine employees and a 12-door capacity to manage incoming and outgoing freight.

“The Texarkana area is an ideal location to serve the southwest portion of Arkansas and allows us to serve customers on a daily basis,” said Estes District Operations Manager Max Thierer. “The addition of the Texarkana terminal will bring our service closer to the neighboring areas and help us provide even more in-depth coverage.”

Information regarding freight service is available by calling Terminal Manager Scot Sellers at 870-777-4882, via fax at 870-777-7520 or by e-mail at texarkana@estes-express.com.

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 78 years, Estes has grown from a small, local carrier into one of the most respected multiregional LTL transportation systems in the country. With a network of terminals nationwide, the company offers direct service to all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The company also provides service to all 10 Canadian provinces and virtually all of Mexico. More information about Estes’ core services and coverage network is conveniently available on www.estes-express.com.