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December 14, 2015

Estes Express Lines Receives 2015 LTL Partner of the Year Award from The Home Depot

RICHMOND, VA (December 14, 2015) — Today, Estes Express Lines announced that the company received The Home Depot LTL Partner of the Year award for 2015.

“We are especially proud of this recognition. For two consecutive years, we were able to differentiate our service from that of the competition by working side-by side with The Home Depot team to come up with packaging solutions and offer efficient, creative options for their out-of-the-norm requests,” said President and CEO Rob Estes.

When evaluating carriers for the annual award, The Home Depot considered service performance metrics and feedback from The Home Depot LTL Transportation team, including ease of doing business, responsiveness and providing support for emergency needs.

“We highly value our close business relationship with The Home Depot, which makes the name of ‘LTL Partner of the Year’ very meaningful to us. It’s the culmination of a lot of hard work and innovative thinking,” added Mr. Estes.

About Estes Express Lines

Estes is a leading, full-service freight transportation provider headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a complete range of shipping solutions including LTL, time critical, volume & truckload, global and custom solutions. Founded in 1931 by W.W. Estes and still family-owned, today’s Estes is the largest, privately held LTL carrier in the nation. With a network of more than 200 terminals across the country and a global service footprint, Estes has grown into one of the most respected total-solutions providers in the industry.

About Home Depot

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,270 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2014, The Home Depot had sales of $83.2 billion and earnings of $6.3 billion. The Company employs more than 370,000 associates. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index.