updated 1/17/2011 4:17:06 PM ET 2011-01-17T21:17:06

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FFE Transportation Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:FFEX) announced the opening of a new service center in Ontario, CA in an effort to expand service, meet rising demand, and greatly increase capacity in the western United States temperature controlled less-than-truckload market.

FFE has relocated to a 92,102 square foot warehousing and distribution center which will provide substantial freezer and cooler space. In addition, the new location will result in improved service capabilities for customers in southern California.

"This is an exciting opportunity for us to better meet the needs of our customers. This regionalized operation will offer existing customers the consistent, high-quality and specialized service they have come to expect, and provide new customers with the superior service and greatly increased capacity only an asset based company can provide," said John Hickerson, Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer of Frozen Food Express. "This expansion, coupled with the industry leading technology in web tracking and tracing employed, will allow FFE to be able to offer an unparalleled ability to serve customers not only in southern California but throughout our entire transcontinental network."

"This represents our continued commitment to invest in our company, our infrastructure, and our commitment to our customers to provide the highest quality and most reliable service product in the competitive marketplace," said Russell Stubbs, President of FFE. "It is one of several ongoing initiatives to build for the future."

For scheduling information, rates, and other specifics, please visit: www.ffex.net

About Frozen Food Express

Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. is one of the leading temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload carriers in the United States with core operations in the transport of temperature-controlled products and perishable goods including food, health care and confectionery products. Service is offered in over-the-road and intermodal modes for temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload, as well as dry truckload. The Company also provides brokerage/logistics and dedicated services to our customers. Additional information about Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. can be found at http://www.ffeinc.com . To join our email alert list, please click the following link: http://financials.ffex.net/alerts.cfm . The Company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the symbol FFEX.

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CONTACT: Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc.
         Russell Stubbs, President
         John Hickerson, Executive VP and COO
         John McManama, Senior VP and CFO
         (214) 630-8090
         ir@ffex.net
         
         Three Part Advisors, LLC
         Investor Relations:
         Steven Hooser
         Dave Mossberg
         214-872-2710

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