LEXINGTON, S.C. (Feb. 13, 2017) Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced the opening of a new service center in Garland, Texas. The new facility, located at 3301 W. Miller Road in Garland, features 104 dock doors.
"As the fourth permanent service center location opened in the state within the past 18 months, this opening solidifies Southeastern's continued focus on our customers in the Texas market," said David Turner, regional vice president of operations, Southeastern Freight Lines. "We look forward to providing our 'quality without question' service to even more customers in and around Texas."
To oversee daily operations, Southeastern has promoted Matt Hughes to service center manager in Garland. Hughes has more than 14 years of experience with Southeastern, most recently serving as assistant service center manager in Southeastern's facility in Dallas, Texas.
This is the third service center serving the Dallas Fort-Worth metro area, allowing for earlier deliveries, pick-ups and more flexibility in overall services. It also expands Southeastern's capacity and infrastructure.
The new facility will employ 72 associates, from service center managers to pick-up and delivery drivers.
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 89 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.