Texas home to major trucking companies

The Texas Trucking Association this week received the Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award from the American Trucking Associations.

The award was given during ATA’s annual Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia for the state’ groups effort to promote “safety, essentiality and leadership” in the industry.

Texas is home to numerous trucking companies, including these from Commercial Carrier Journal’s Top 250 Fleets annual listing:

  1. Lone Star Transportation, Inc., Forth Worth, flatbed/specialized/heavy haul, 2,766 drivers, www.lonestar-llc.com
  1. CEVA Logistics Americas, Houston, general freight, 3,413 drivers, www.cevalogistics.com
  1. Stevens Transport, Inc., Dallas, refrigerated, 2,589 drivers, www.stevenstransport.com
  1. Central Freight Lines, Inc., Waco, general freight, 960 drivers, www.centralfreight.com
  1. Martin Transport, Kilgore, tank/bulk commodities, 765 drivers, www.martintransport.com
  1. Tutle & Tutle Trucking, Cleburne, tank/bulk commodities, 669 drivers, www.tutleandtutle.com
  1. K.L. Breeden & Sons, Terrell, general freight, 576 drivers, www.klbsons.com
  1. Gibson Energy, Mesquite, tank/bulk commodities, 680 drivers, www.gobsonenergy.com
  1. Mission Petroleum Carriers, Houston, tank/bulk commodities, 550 drivers, www.mipe.com
  1. Coastal Transport, San Antonio, tank/bulk commodities, 476 drivers, www.coastaltransport.com

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