Covenant Transport

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Covenant Transportation Group
Type Public company
Industry Transportation
Founded Chattanooga, Tennessee (1986)
Founders David Parker
Headquarters Chattanooga, Tennessee
Area served United States, Canada

Covenant Transport, Inc. is a truckload carrier headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.[1][2] It began operations on January 2, 1986,[3] with 25 trucks and 50 trailers. Today, coupled with its partners, Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc. and Star Transportation, Inc., it now has over 2,700 trucks and 7,000 trailers. Covenant is ranked as one of the fifty largest truckload carriers in the United States by revenue.[4][not in citation given]

Partners and Locations[edit]

Covenant Transport partners with Southern Refrigerated Transport Inc. (Texarkana, Arkansas) and Star Transportation Inc. (Nashville, Tennessee). Together, the partners have terminals in the following locations: Chattanooga, Tennessee; Hutchins, Texas; Pomona, California; Texarkana, Arkansas; Nashville, Tennessee;

On August 12, 2011, Factory & Steel Transportation, Inc. (Fastrans) of Tennessee announced that its van operations would be acquired by Covenant. The letter issued to Fastrans' customers by Mark Paré, Covenant's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, indicated that the acquision would increase the company's access to the Canadian transportation market.


Covenant provides several services. These services include: temperature controlled trucking, regional delivery and longhaul delivery.[5]

Pro-Life Message[edit]

All of Covenant's trailers, on the right-side door, show a pro-life message in a blue box with white lettering: "It Is Not A Choice It Is A Child".


  1. ^ "Covenant transport - services". Covenant transport web site. 
  2. ^ "Covenant Transport - Contact us". Covenant Transport web site. 
  3. ^ "Covenant transport - history". Covenant transport web site. 
  4. ^ "Covenant Transport". Retrieved 2007-11-13. 
  5. ^ "Services". Retrieved 2007-11-13.