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The Key Role of Drivers in Dedicated Transportation Services

Dedicated transportation services bring many notable business advantages to the table, including exceptional customer service benefits, guaranteed capacity and locked-in rates. But with driver shortages wreaking havoc on the trucking industry, dedicated trucking provides a reliable solution. Dedicated transportation systems reduce the impact the driver shortage has for the shipper. It's no secret that the driver shortage problem has been well documented and the pool of drivers has shrunk...

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Improve Your Versatility With Dedicated Ground Logistics

Logistics solutions often involve a variety of different transportation methods. Ground, air and sea typically all come into play when moving product. However, ground transportation is one of the more complicated forms of transportation when compared to all the others.Dedicated Ground LogisticsDedicated ground logistics also can make a lot of sense for your business. Dedicated ground logistics can be used for both short and long-distance shipping and can be customized to your specific needs....

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Understanding the Value of Dedicated Freight Solutions

It’s no secret that the transportation market is white hot. The driver shortage, rapidly changing technology and tightening capacity is causing many shippers to rethink how they bring their products to market. As a way to combat the challenges of freight capacity and sure up capacity on-demand, shippers have a couple routes they can go: Add to their own driver pool and existing private truck fleet capacity Attempt to partner with additional trucking carriers Outsource...

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Phil Peck Named President of Epes Transport

READING, Pa. March 1, 2021 - Penske Logistics today announced that Phil Peck has been promoted to the position of President of Epes Transport from his current role as Chief Operating Officer. Peck assumes the role following the recent retirement of Richard Kuehn, who helped lead the Epes organization for 23 years. Kuehn will stay on with Epes as an advisor for a period of time to help with the leadership transition. Phil Peck is a veteran of the transportation industry. He began his career at...

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Epes Transport System named a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation

Epes Transport System, LLC is honored to be named as one of the "Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation" by the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association.  This recognition is a testament to Epes Transport's mission in this effort to advocate, encourage and raise awareness for women in the trucking industry by promoting a diverse company culture that helps foster professional growth for women and acknowledges their accomplishments. The criteria for this award, as listed by the...

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Inbound Logistics Magazine Awards Epes Transport System as a Top 100 Trucker

Epes Transport System, LLC, a leader in the transportation industry, is proud to be listed as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Trucker 2020.  Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to motor freight and logistics challenges.  Inbound Logistics selected this year's Top 100 Truckers from more than 300 companies that offer the...

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Epes Transport renews with the U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

Greensboro, North Carolina - Epes Transport System today announced that it has submitted and received approval for their current data submission to the SmartWay Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry. The SmartWay Transport Partnership provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.  Epes Transport will continue to contribute to the Partnership’s...

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Melissa Nishan Wins recognition

Epes Transport System is pleased to share that our very own, Melissa Nishan is being recognized as a 2019 Women in Trucking “Top Woman to Watch in Transportation” by Redefining the Road magazine.  The mission of the Women in Trucking organization is to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry.  This annual recognition is one that is designed to help promote...

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