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EPES Receives Multiple Awards From Lowe's

EPES Receives Multiple Awards From Lowe's

Lowe's Home Improvement held their Annual Carrier Conference on Thursday, March 30th 2017. I am pleased to report that during the conference, Epes Transport was presented with two awards, recognizing exceptional service provided during the year.

The first award presented was that of "Gold Carrier."

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For the Second Time, Marcus Beam is Recognized as a TCA Highway Angel

For the Second Time, Marcus Beam is Recognized as a TCA Highway Angel

Professional truck driver performs Heimlich maneuver on a fellow driver Alexandria, Virginia:

Marcus Beam, a resident of East Bend, North Carolina, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). This is the second time this professional truck driver has earned his Angel wings.

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NC SmartFleet Award

NC SmartFleet Award

For the second year in a row, Epes Transport System has been presented the prestigious NC SmartFleet Award, Champion Level, in the NC Smart Fleet Program!

This award was accepted in Concord, North Carolina on Tuesday October 20th 2015 at The Clean Transportation Tour by

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Epes Transport Recognized with 3 Service Awards at the  Lowe's Global Carrier Conference

Epes Transport Recognized with 3 Service Awards at the Lowe's Global Carrier Conference

Lowe's Companies, Inc. held their annual Global Carrier Conference March 17th & 18th in North Wilkesboro, NC. The conference gives Lowe's an opportunity to provide updates on company goals and indicatives', as well as provide a year-end review of the company's financial performance.

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NC Smart Fleet

NC Smart Fleet

Epes Transport System recently applied for the NC Smart Fleet Initiative. The Smart Fleet Initiative has potential cost savings for Epes Transport and demonstrates to our customers our commitment to environmental protection and efficient business practices. Participation gives us access to NC Clean

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EPES Achieves Grant Thorton Ranking

EPES Achieves Grant Thorton Ranking

Congratulations on your ranking in the 2014 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® Your company has demonstrated the tenacity, grit, staying power and business acumen required to be one of the 100 largest privately-owned businesses in North Carolina.

The Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 ranks the state’s largest

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EPES Ranked Among the Top 40 Fastest Growing Mid-Market Companies in N.C.

EPES Ranked Among the Top 40 Fastest Growing Mid-Market Companies in N.C.

Congratulations on being ranked among the top 40 fastest growing mid-market companies in the state of North Carolina! Your combined revenue and employee growth places you among a select group of organizations with a sustained, positive impact on the state's economic progress.

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N.C. Governor Pat McCrory visits Epes to promote

N.C. Governor Pat McCrory visits Epes to promote "1000 in 100" job initiative

Governor Pat McCrory met with Britt Colley, Mike Hamilton, Melissa Nishan, and several government and educational representatives Thursday to discuss and kick off the new NCWorks job initiative named "1000 in 100".

The initiative will bring community colleges and 1000 businesses together over the next 100

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EPES aquires CHTL

EPES aquires CHTL

Epes Transport System, Inc. of Greensboro, NC is pleased to announce the purchase of Clay Hyder Truck Lines (CHTL) located in Hickory, NC. The acquisition includes 17 Independent Contractors and approximately 85 trailers. Clay Hyder was primarily a short haul regional truckload

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EPES Transport System & Texas Star Merge

EPES Transport System & Texas Star Merge

(Greensboro, N.C.) - Epes Carriers, Inc., of Greensboro, N.C., announced today the merger of its two asset-based trucking subsidiaries, Epes Transport System of Greensboro, and Texas Star Express of Rockwall, Texas. The combined company will be called Epes Transport System with headquarters remaining in Greensboro.

Texas

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EPES receives Prestigious Award from Lowe's

EPES receives Prestigious Award from Lowe's

Epes Transport recently attended the Lowe's Annual Carrier Conference in Wilkesboro, NC. The Lowe's conference recognizes carriers that provide them with the best service in several categories including outbound service to the stores and inbound service to their DC's.

Again this year Epes was

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EPES receives Prestigious Award from Lowe's

EPES receives Prestigious Award from Lowe's

Epes Transport recently attended the Lowe's Annual Carrier Conference in Wilkesboro, NC. The Lowe's conference recognizes carriers that provide them with the best service in several categories including outbound service to the stores and inbound service to their DC's.

For the third year in a row,

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NC Dept of Labor honors EPES

NC Dept of Labor honors EPES

For the 10th year in a row, the North Carolina Department of Labor has recognized Epes Transport "For Outstanding Work In Accident Preventation".

Epes is one of only eight companies in North Carolina that have received this award for 10 consecutive years. At a luncheon on

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EPES receives Walmart Carrier of the Year Award

EPES receives Walmart Carrier of the Year Award

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EPES receives Prestigious Award from Frito Lay

EPES receives Prestigious Award from Frito Lay

Pictured from left to right Chris Bailey LCC East Manager Frito Lay, Mark Whittaker VP PepsiCo Transportation, Barry Mulkay Director PepsiCo Transportation, Jose Reyes Director Transportation Frito Lay

Epes Transport was awarded, by Frito Lay their Platinum Service Award. Only one carrier is given this

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EPES receives Prestigious Award from Lowe's

EPES receives Prestigious Award from Lowe's

Epes Transport recently attended the Lowe's Annual Carrier Conference in Wilkesboro, NC. The Lowe's conference recognizes carriers that provide them with the best service in several categories including outbound service to the stores and inbound service to their DC's.

For the second year in a

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Marcus Beam Named TCA Highway Angel

Marcus Beam Named TCA Highway Angel

Driver helped at accident scene when no one else would Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name Marcus Beam, a professional truck driver for Epes Transport System, Inc., of Greensboro, North Carolina, as its latest Highway Angel. On August 8, 2011, at about 7
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TCA Driver of the Year Finalist

TCA Driver of the Year Finalist

Congratulations to our very own 2012 Company Driver of the Year Finalist Freddie Bell. Keep up the Great work!!! Follow the contest
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