Epes Transport System, Inc. of Greensboro, NC is pleased to announce the purchase of Clay Hyder Truck Lines (CHTL) located in Hickory, NC. The acquisition includes 17 Independent Contractors and approximately 85 trailers. Clay Hyder was primarily a short haul regional truckload carrier but also provided over-the-road service as well.
Since no terminal facility was included in the purchase, all dispatch functions for this additional fleet will be managed from Epesí Charlotte, NC terminal facility.
Epes Transport System is a full service truckload carrier headquartered in Greensboro, NC. Epes has a fleet of approximately 1150 power units providing service throughout the eastern half of the U.S. and Southwest. Transport Topics recently ranked Epes Transport as the 74th largest for-hire-carrier for 2014.