Estes Vice President Recognized With
Fleet Innovator Award
Richmond, VA-- Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) has named Estes Vice President of Fleet Services, Mike Palmer, as one of its six Fleet Innovators for 2020. This award recognizes fleet executives for their leadership role in fostering innovation within their companies and the trucking industry.
Palmer began his Estes career in 1988 when he was hired to implement TMT Asset Maintenance software within the Fleet Service Department. Since then, he’s held many titles, including Estes Parts Manager, and Director of Fleet Services before becoming Vice President of the department.
As Fleet Services Vice President, Palmer works with his team to ensure that Estes has the new equipment, fuel, parts, tires, licenses, and permits it needs to operate. He also makes sure his staff of over 700 technicians and 70 shops are working together to provide a safe and efficient fleet for the road.
About Estes Express Lines:
Estes is the largest, privately-owned freight carrier in North America. As an asset-based transportation and custom-logistics solutions provider, Estes delivers responsive freight solutions across a vast regional, national, international, and global footprint. The Richmond, VA-based, fourth-generation company has nearly 90 years of freight shipping expertise and has worked through the decades to build a robust transportation network, a reputation for financial stability, and an award-winning safety record. Estes offers comprehensive freight shipping solutions, including Less Than Truckload (LTL), Volume LTL, Truckload, Time Critical, and Final Mile.