Press Release

July 22, 2009
Market growth in Upper Midwest region prompts Estes to open new terminal in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.—Estes Express Lines, a premier freight transportation provider, announced that its new terminal in Grand Island is open and has become part of the company’s expanding service coverage in the Upper Midwest.

With the addition of the Grand Island terminal, Estes now operates 204 terminals across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

The Grand Island location provides comprehensive direct service to central Nebraska and will help support the growing business levels of the Upper Midwest region. Located at 2410 S. North Rd., the new terminal has a 7-door capacity to manage incoming and outgoing freight.

“The Grand Island terminal brings our service closer to the neighboring areas and helps us provide even more in-depth coverage to central Nebraska,” said Estes Assistant Vice President of Operations Wayne Young.

Information regarding freight service is available by calling Operations Manager Lyn Terry at (308) 382-0673, via fax at (308) 382-0682 or by e-mail at

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, all 10 Canadian provinces and virtually all of Mexico.