Epes Transport is dedicated to providing quality transportation services. Our mission is to continuously improve the quality of our service to meet and exceed the needs of our customers. Continuous improvement in quality is the means we will use to ensure reasonable profits and long-term growth. We will invest in the future of our company in order to meet our business objectives and provide a positive employment environment. We will accomplish our mission through the total commitment and involvement of our employees, our customers and our suppliers
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 1400 power units including over 300 Independent Contractors.