FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Stevens Transport has done well for 40 years

A Stevens Transport tractor-trailer appears to be chasing a rainbow. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

Stevens Transport was founded by Steven L. Aaron in Dallas, Texas in 1980 in the wake of the deregulation of the trucking industry. Steven had just sold his first business endeavor, Stevens Food, a meatpacking business based in Paris, Texas. 

Though he did not have much knowledge about the transportation industry, Steven did know the meat industry and began to search for customers there. In a time when other trucking companies were going under, Stevens Transport flourished. In the company’s...

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