Estes Express Lines is a very large and successful family owned trucking company. They have been in business for over 80 years and have a fleet of over 6000 trucks. Here’s a quote from their Wikipedia page:
“Estes Express Lines is a full-service freight transportation provider based in Richmond, Virginia. Founded in 1931 by W.W. Estes, the company is still owned and operated by the Estes family. Robey W. Estes, Jr., became the company’s president in 1990, then chairman and CEO in 2001.
Estes has grown from a small local carrier into the largest privately held less-than-truckload (LTL) company in the United States. It currently has about 13,000 employees, more than 6,000 tractors and 22,000 trailers, and a network of 200+ terminals.”
COMPANY SAFETY RECORD INFO:
Entity Type: Carrier
Operating Status: REGISTERED
Out of Service Date: None
Legal Name: ESTES EXPRESS LINES
Physical Address: 3901 W BROAD ST RICHMOND, VA 23230
Mailing Address: PO BOX 25612 RICHMOND, VA 23260
USDOT Number: 121018
MC or MX Number: MC-97275
DUNS Number: 27-806-33
Power Units: 5,812
MCS-150 Form Date: 09/10/2012
MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 388,028,264 (2011)
TYPES OF CARGO CARRIED:
X General Freight
X Metal: sheets, coils, rolls
X Building Materials
X Machinery, Large Objects
X Intermodal Cont.
X Grain, Feed, Hay
X Paper Products
X Agricultural/Farm Supplies
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