Fikes Truck Line Inc.


Fikes Truck Line was founded by the Fikes family more than sixty years ago in 1941 and has grown into one of the oldest trucking companies in Arkansas. The President of the company is Jim Smith who purchased the company in 1981 and began anew with eleven Owner Operators offering transportation services within the state.

Presently the company has grown into a premier, non-asset based, flatbed transporter specialist, benefiting from 48-state operating authority and brokering authority, and contracts with qualified Independent Trucking Professionals. The company has its headquarters in Hope, Arkansas, with terminals in Colorado, Kentucky, and Texas and sales offices in Tennessee and Oklahoma, they have established and enjoy a long-standing relationships with well-known manufacturers across the United States.

Fikes Truck Line are proud of their long-standing customer relationships forged by their commitment to supply reliable, professional service. They are renowned specialists in hauling building materials, coil steel, structural steel, machinery and manufactured products, they provide flatbed service to some of the largest shippers in the United States including Weyerhaeuser, Georgia Pacific, Temple Inland, Niagara-LaSalle and Alcoa.

Fikes Truck has grown from a small intrastate operation into a 50 million dollar transportation company serving well-known shippers across the United States. Their success is marked by their commitment to making people a priority in everything they do. From long standing customer relationships to partnerships with independent trucking professionals, fleet owners and agents. At Fikes, steady growth has required that they establish partnerships with drivers and companies who share their level of commitment and dedication to quality customer service, safety and making people a priority.  The Company offers significant opportunities for small fleet owners who can benefit from the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s strong foothold in flatbed shipping, while helping to adds capacity to the company. A solid reputation.  Financial stability.  Loyal customers.  More freight at a better rate.  That's what Fikes truck Line Inc can offer fleet owners interested in partnering with Fikes.