Southern Cal Transport

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Southern Cal Transport was a national trucking company headquartered at 148 41st Avenue West in Birmingham's Hooper City neighborhood. It was founded in 1995 and bought by Ken Adams in 1998. Adams oversaw the growth of the company's annual revenues from $13 million to over $100 million in 2006.

Southern Cal operated its primary route from the Southeast to California and services the East Coast through its Eagle Motor Lines division. It operated trucking terminals in Memphis, Tennessee and Mira Loma, California.

In 2011 Adams sold the company to Transport America of Eagan, Minnesota.


  • Boswell, Ford (1st Q, 2005) "Ken Adams". Alabama Trucker
  • O'Donnell, Joe (2007) "Southern Cal Transport: Geared for the Long Haul". The Forge: Metal to Medicine: Birmingham's Business History. Birmingham: Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, p. 304
  • Swant, Martin (January 13, 2011) "Birmingham's Southern Cal Transport acquired by Minnesota firm." Birmingham News

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