LEXINGTON, S.C. (June 28, 2017) - Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, was recognized as a 2016 Carrier of the Year by NASSTRAC in the Regional-Southeast LTL category.
NASSTRAC's award program acknowledges providers' service using a scale to rate each organization in five key areas, including: customer service, operational excellence, pricing, business relationship, leadership and technology. NASSTRAC, the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, has been providing advocacy and education for shippers and carriers for more than 50 years.
John Peterson, national account manager for Southeastern Freight Lines, accepted the award during the NASSTRAC Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo this spring.
Southeastern's service partners were also recognized as winners in their respective region: Dayton Freight Lines (Midwest) and Oak Harbor Freight Lines (West). To ensure excellent transportation outside of its core territory, Southeastern Freight Lines uses a network of excellent service providers.
"We are honored to be recognized by NASSTRAC as a regional Carrier of the Year," said Mike Heaton, senior vice president, Southeastern Freight Lines. "Our mission is to exceed the needs of every customer - every single time. The recognition and acknowledgement reassures us that we are fulfilling our purpose, and it motivates us to continue providing our best to all of our customers."
The NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year program is co-sponsored by Logistics Management, a leading trade magazine for buyers of logistics services.
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.
Largemouth Communications (on behalf of Southeastern Freight Lines)
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