Epes Transport System, Inc. is an ISO9001 certified company that is committed to customer satisfaction and improving the quality of life for each employee. We provide an environment where employees are team players and treat each other with trust and respect. Integrity is never compromised. We have a responsibility to maintain safe operating practices, a healthful working environment and high ethical standards. We will strive for continuous improvement in employee development and dependable service to customers.
The company started business in 1931 in Blackstone, Virginia. Originally known as 'The Transport Company' it began as a family owned business and continued that way for over 55 years. Epes Transport was purchased in September, 1987 by Epes Carriers, Inc. a newly established holding company owned by A.M. Bodford. In July 2013, Greensboro, North Carolina based Epes Transport merged with their sister company Texas Star Express located in Rockwall, TX. Epes has a 48 state authority and our major transportation markets include the Eastern one-half (1/2) of the U.S. Epes has a fleet of over 1300 power units including over 200 Independent Contractors.