Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has received the Expeditors Environmental Partner of the Year Award for 2015 from the Atlanta branch.
Expeditors, a global logistics company, recognized Southeastern for its outstanding service, performance and commitment to environmental sustainability.
"Environmental sustainability is very important to our customers, and we are focused on partnering with companies that share our passion for protecting the environment," said Cassandra Bellows, district services manager at Expeditors. "We depend on Southeastern to get our cargo from point A to point B, but we also depend on them for consistent low claims, timely freight delivery, accurate and timely event management, freight security and the company's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint."
Southeastern was selected for the award for its proactive investment in new environmentally-friendly technologies, as well as for its efforts in reducing its overall carbon footprint.
"It is an honor to be recognized by Expeditors, a company that is committed to sustainability, for our efforts to be an environmentally-conscious and resourceful company," said Mike Grauel, regional vice president of sales at Southeastern Freight Lines. "The culture at Southeastern is not only shaped by our commitment to providing outstanding service, but also by our efforts to make a difference in the world we all share."
About Southeastern Freight Lines
Southeastern Freight Lines, a privately-owned regional less-than-truckload transportation services provider founded in 1950, specializes in next-day service in the Southeast and Southwest and operates 87 service centers in 14 states and Puerto Rico. Southeastern has a network of service partners to ensure transportation services in the remaining 36 states, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Mexico. Southeastern Freight Lines provides more than 99.35% on-time service in next day lanes. A dedication to service quality and a continuous quality improvement process that began in 1985 has been recognized by more than 400 quality awards received from customers and associations. Southeastern Freight Lines subsidiary, Southeastern Logistics Solutions, provides expedited service and multi-modal transportation services across the nation through strategic capacity partnerships. For more information, please visit www.sefl.com and www.facebook.com/SoutheasternFreight.