Estes Express Lines promoted of Webb Estes to president and chief operating officer. Webb Estes is the fourth generation of the Estes family to lead the company, which was founded in 1931.
Former Vice President and COO Billy Hupp has transitioned to the role of VP of the board and corporate executive VP. Rob Estes, formerly the company’s president and CEO, will continue his duties as chairman of the board and CEO.
Webb Estes most recently served as VP of process improvement. In addition to his previous role, where he oversaw much of the company’s day-to-day operations and spearheaded several technological improvements, Webb has hands-on expertise of Estes’ operations through managing a terminal, driving company trucks and moving freight on the dock. He also holds a commercial driver’s license.
Estes Express Lines was named one of HDT's 2021 Top Green Fleets.