EPES Annual Health Fair

EPES Annual Health Fair

Epes Transport Inc. annual health fair was an epic event. It was held on the front lawn of the Greensboro terminal on 05/03/17. Golden Corral catered with their world class banana pudding. Varies venders came with the latest health/wellness information for our family of employees. At Epes, a healthy employee is a happy one ☺  
The Miracle League of High Point

The Miracle League of High Point

Epes once again has partnered up with the Miracle League of High Point to volunteer in their buddy system baseball program to help children with special needs. If you would like to become a volunteer for this event, please click on the link: Join Us WHEN: Saturday, April 29th, 9am – 1pm WHERE: 2917 School Park Field, High Point
Are You Giving Back ?

Are You Giving Back ?

Epes Transport System invests nearly $3 million in new company driver pay package Carrier announces largest pay raise in its eight-decade history May 24, 2018 (Greensboro, NC) --Epes Transport System, Inc. of Greensboro, N.C., recently announced its largest pay increase in the company's 85+ year history. Nearly $3 million is being invested into compensation for company drivers effective June 3, 2018. "We appreciate the support our tremendous customer base has provided through rate increases...

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Can plastic bags help the homeless or high school students?

Can plastic bags help the homeless or high school students?

Every time YOU shop, YOU have the ability to help someone in need. It takes 500-700 plastic bags to make a Plastic Bag Yarn (PLARN) bed roll for the homeless. Epes shareholders will be collecting plastic bags for the month of January and February in the employee break room for the Operation Bed Roll initiative. Operation Bed Roll is a collaboration between Greensboro’s Field Operations and Police departments. It is to keep non-recyclable materials out of our landfills and help some of...

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Resolutions

Resolutions

Cheers to the New Year! And the new you.   On average it take 2 months for a habit to stick. That is equivalent to 66 days if you’re really counting. At Epes our habits become our industry success through low turnover and on time delivery.   Thanks to our shareholders (drivers, office employees, volunteers, community leader, etc.)
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Season of smiles and lights Epes Transport Systems strive to spread the love from headquarters to our lanes of operations. Our family atmosphere can be felt during the holiday season in our communities. Epes employees are repetitively giving back by participating in various organizations such as Toys for Tots, Second Harvest Food Bank, Backpack Ministry, and Wreathed Across America. The Epes team would like to wish our communities a zealous holiday season and a happy new year ?
Electronic Logging Device Rules & Tips

Electronic Logging Device Rules & Tips

A frequently talked about topic in any trucking company is the use and maintaining of Electronic Logs. The Electronic Logging Device Rules (or ELD) were introduced in 2015 by the DOT with a compliance deadline of December 18th 2017 to “help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier, faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status (RODS) data.” That being said we understand that while some drivers have always used E-logs some had to transition from...

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Summer Safety on the Road!

Summer Safety on the Road!

Summer has officially started again folks and with that warm weather comes more and more people traveling on the highways and byways with the kick off vacation season. We find that a lot of time and attention is paid to how truck drivers should drive in the winter months, but there are also plenty of dangers in summer time driving that probably don’t get the attention they deserve. Here are a few helpful tips to keep you safe and happy in your travels over the next few hot summer months! ...

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Safe Driving Tips

Safe Driving Tips

At the start of each year, we in the trucking industry start to notice more and more hazards on the roadway when commuting from one location to the next. Whether it be in climate weather, construction work, poor vehicle maintenance, congested highways and byways, or reckless motorist there are always new elements coming into play to on our daily travels. These scenarios provide an excellent platform to review some quick safety tips we have found for commercial drivers to help navigate this...

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Tis The Season

Tis The Season

Tis The Season... Happy Holidays Everyone!!! During the holidays we all get into that great spirit of community and giving that brings us all together as one and helps to remind us all to be thankful of the things that we have in our lives. We show thanks for our joys and our triumphs, for our comforts and our needs met. We gather close the ones we love and reflect on the years past and look forward to the years ahead with renewed hope of a new tomorrow. While doing this we also need to be...

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Why Do Drivers Leave a Company

Why Do Drivers Leave a Company

In my past year of recruiting drivers I have discovered through interviewing drivers the reasons why drivers leave a company to drive for another company. In this ultra-competitive market to hire qualified drivers it is well known there is a shortage of drivers and qualified drivers don’t have to look very far to find new driving position. In many cases they can leave a job one day and get hired the next day with another company. You would think money is the main motivation to leave a...

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Healthy Habits For A Truck Driver

Healthy Habits For A Truck Driver

In the world of a truck driver getting the load there on time and safely is one of the most important things that they do. Drivers take pride in driving and what they do, that's why there are called professional drivers. But in the process of doing there job on a daily basis they will encounter numerous challenges like the weather, traffic, breakdowns, getting lost and let's not forget the good old hours of service. But like a champion the driver handles all these challenges and get the job...

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