LEXINGTON, S.C. (August 10, 2016) - Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, is celebrating 15 years of quality without question service from its Jackson, Mississippi service center this August.
Located at 323 Leggett Drive, the Jackson service center originally opened for business in August of 2001, and currently features 49 dock doors and employs 62 associates.
The facility is also celebrating the anniversaries of five original team members, Linehaul Drivers Shawn Booker, Derek Champion, Chevy Dorris and Jerry Green, as well as Administrative Assistant Tricia Thompson. All five employees have been with the Jackson service center since its opening in 2001 and are celebrating 15 years with the company.
"Fifteen years ago, the Jackson service center opened its doors and brought a new culture of trucking to the region," said Rob Smith, regional vice president of operations, Southeastern Freight Lines. "Since opening, the Jackson service center has experienced tremendous growth, expanding to a larger location in 2005 and increasing from its original 16 employees and 19 dock doors."
The Jackson service center was the 56th service center opened by Southeastern Freight Lines since its founding in 1950. Since then, the company operates 88 service centers spanning 14 states, Canada and Puerto Rico and has undergone numerous upgrades in trucks and trucking technologies.
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 88 service centers in 14 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Southeastern has a network of service partners to ensure transportation services in the remaining 36 states, 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.
Largemouth Communications (on behalf of Southeastern Freight Lines)