Epes Transport 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 half of the U.S. Epes has a fleet of over 1300 power units including over 200 Independent Contractors.