THOMASVILLE, N.C. (July 12, 2017) — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. continues to invest in its network of 226 service centers with renovations and new facilities in Allentown, Pa., Syracuse, N.Y., Tucson, Ariz., Tyler, Texas, Baton Rouge, La., Decatur, Ill., and Fargo, N.D.
The less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier celebrates the recent service center remodels and new locations as part of a strategy to surpass the needs of an increasing customer base, who depend on the company's premium services. Strengthening the network will increase shipping capabilities across the country and drive efficiency. Old Dominion's facilities are tactically located in every state across the U.S.
Terry Hutchins, vice president of field services and real estate, Old Dominion Freight Line said, "We are strategically expanding our network to keep the OD promise of exceptional service. Our new and remodeled facilities will allow us to more efficiently handle daily volume and position us for continued growth. The service center improvements - such as technology and infrastructure updates - increase our mobility across the country and help us exceed our customers' expectations for efficient and flawless execution."
Recently updated service centers include:
•Allentown, Pa. - The new 10 acre facility features 75 doors, and is located beside Highway 22, the Lehigh Valley Thruway, and is accessible to I-78. Technological upgrades include motion sensor zone lighting, a trailer roof top snow removal system and high level perimeter security. In Pennsylvania, the facility will service Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Breinigsville, Kutztown, Pottsville, Reading, Pottstown, Quakertown and Stroudsburg. It will also reach Flemington, Phillipsburg and Hackettstown in New Jersey. OD has seven service centers in Pennsylvania.
•Syracuse, N.Y. - OD has six service centers across New York. After 18 years in Syracuse, OD relocated to an expanded 70 door facility that features on site fuel reloading and expanded perimeter security. It is located near the intersection of I-690 and I-90 at the New York State Thruway. In addition to Syracuse, the terminal will service Cortland, Frankfurt, Geneva, Liverpool, Pulaski, Rochester, Utica, Waterloo and Watertown.
•Tucson, Ariz. - After 18 years in Tucson, OD continues to see growth potential in the market and upgraded to a 9.4 acre facility, close to I-10. In addition to Tucson, the 42 door terminal will service Amado, Catalina, Green Valley, Marana, Nogales, Oro Valley, Rio Rico, Sahuarita and Vail. OD has three service centers in Arizona.
•Tyler, Texas - OD has a large presence in Texas, with 19 service centers across the state. Located on 22 acres, the new 40 door terminal features increased security technology and expanded employee facilities. In addition to Tyler, the location will service Athens, Canton, Grand Saline, Henderson, Jacksonville, Kilgore, Longview and Palestine. OD will host an open house July 12 to mark the occasion.
•Decatur, Ill. - OD remodeled the five acre facility, expanding capacity from 30 to 50 doors. Close to I-72, the terminal services Arcola, Bloomington, Champaign, Clinton, Danville, Decatur, Effingham, Flora, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Mattoon, Neoga, Normal, Olney, Paris, Rantoul, Springfield, Taylorville, Urbana and Watseka. OD has seven service centers in Illinois.
•Fargo, N.D. - With two service centers in North Dakota, OD relocated to a seven acre facility closer to the intersection of I-29 and I-94. The 42 door terminal will service Casselton, Fargo, Grafton, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Oakes, Valley City and Wahpeton in North Dakota. It will also reach Bemidji, Crookston, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Hawley, Moorhead, Park Rapids, Perham, Thief River Falls and Wadena in Minnesota.
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About Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) is a leading, less-than-truckload ("LTL"), union-free company providing premium service to all its customers. Old Dominion offers regional, inter-regional and national LTL service. In addition to its core LTL services, the company offers its customers a broad range of logistics services including ground and air expedited transportation, supply chain consulting, transportation management, truckload brokerage, container delivery and warehousing. In addition, Old Dominion offers a consumer product for household moving: OD Household Services. Through strategic partnerships, the Company also offers international freight forwarding services throughout the world. Old Dominion's claims ratio and on-time record are among the best in the industry. For more than 80 years, Old Dominion has been helping the world keep promises.
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