Established in 1948 as a family-owned warehousing business, TCW is a transportation enterprise that has one of the largest intermodal operations in the United States. It provides transportation, consolidation, distribution, warehousing and depot services. The company maintains a sister corporation, Tennessee Express, which offers container preloading services at more than five inland terminals and port locations. TCW also operates a more than 100,000-square-foot warehouse in Nashville in South Carolina. The company administers several inventory and cost control programs. It provides cross docking and freight terminal services. TCW has terminals in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charleston, Charlotte, Memphis, Jackson, Savannah and Columbia. It offers container depots serve over 20 steamship lines and equipment leasing companies. The company serves R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.