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1939
Coastal Transport & Trading Company was founded by Boise Federwitch and Morris Rushing.

1968
Jerry Wilson, B. J. Herrin and R. L. (Bob) Bryant purchase the company. They add 25 tractors and 50 trailers to its fleet.

1975
Coastal Transport & Trading becomes the first carrier to haul imported steel out of the Port of Savannah.

1978
Coastal Transport & Trading acquires authorization to transport jute burlap.

1980
Coastal Transport & Trading begins transporting building materials.

1982
Coastal Transport & Trading begins service to California oil fields and trip-leasing back to the Southeast.

1986
Coastal Transport & Trading becomes a part of Comcar Industries, Inc. They now operate 70 tractors and 120 flatbed trailers as Coastal Transport (CT).

1988
Comcar acquires Specialized Transport and merges it into Coastal Transport.

1991
Comcar acquires Kennedy Trucking, merging it along with Specialized Transport and Coastal Transport to form one operating company under the Coastal Transport name.

1997
CT adds the 500th truck to its fleet, making it one of the largest privately-held flatbed carriers in the nation.

2006
Coastal Transport, Inc. officially becomes CT Transportation, LLC.

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