LEXINGTON, S.C. (Oct. 10, 2016) Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced the opening of a new service center in the Florence, Kentucky area.
The new facility, located at 1040 Fleet Blvd. in Independence, features 71 dock doors.
"The new service center in Florence will fulfill the need for a central hub in Kentucky," said Kim Shore, regional vice president of operations, Southeastern Freight Lines. "As the fourth permanent service center location opened in the state within the past 18 months, we are continuing the forward momentum and look forward to providing our quality without question service to even more customers in and around Kentucky over the next few years."
To oversee daily operations, Southeastern has selected Brannon Player as the new service center manager in Florence. Player has more than 14 years of experience with Southeastern, most recently serving as service center manager in Southeastern's temporary facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The new facility will employ 23 associates, from service center managers to pick-up and delivery drivers, with plans to hire more associates as the business grows.
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)
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