Empire Express, Inc was incorporated May 5, 1985 and has grown over the years to become a strong, respected carrier in the trucking industry. The company is owned by Tim Gatlin, President and CEO, and Ed Gatlin, Founder and Co-owner.
Empire serves 48 states and handles cargos that require time or safety-sensitive handling. Thirty-five percent of the loads are packaged chemicals and related products (agricultural chemicals and poisons, paint-related materials and styrene's, polymers and other chemicals used by the chemical process industry). Other products hauled are clothing and apparel, air cargo, home and office products, packaging and containers, paper products, retail, electronics, cotton and general commodities.
The company is focused on providing excellent service to shipper-partners that demand safe, on-time service and who offer driver-friendly, no touch freight.