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Epes Transport System purchases Cargo Logistics

Epes Transport System is a truckload common and contract carrier headquartered in Greensboro, N.C.

The Trucker News Services

12/28/2012

GREENSBORO, N.C. —  Epes Transport System, Inc. a N.C.-based truckload carrier, is pleased to announce the purchase of Cargo Logistics located in Charlotte, N.C.  Cargo Logistics is an asset based trucking company with 25 power units and approximately 40 drivers.

Founded in 1998, Cargo Logistics specializes in airfreight, expedited and truckload transportation.   Epes will continue operating business through its Charlotte terminal facility. 

According to Britt Colley, president of Epes Transport System, the purchase of Cargo Logistics will complement Epes’ truckload, dedicated and container business.  “We are very excited about the opportunities we now have in Charlotte and our entry into the airfreight and expedited markets,” said Colley. “This move allows us to offer more overall service to our customers.  Cargo has a very strong customer base and we look forward to providing them with excellent transportation service.”

Epes Transport System is a truckload common and contract carrier headquartered in Greensboro, N.C. It is the largest privately owned trucking company in the state with over 800+ units. Epes has authority in the 48 contiguous states and is most active in the eastern two-thirds of the United States