Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Jim Jones has been promoted to regional vice president of operations. Jones will lead teams in the south-central region of the United States, covering 17 service centers spanning four states, including parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.
Jones has more than a decade of experience at Southeastern, where he began his career as a driver trainee in Norfolk, Virginia. After meeting and exceeding expectations as a pickup and delivery driver, he was promoted to various leadership positions on the operations side of business, including service center manager in Richmond, Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia.
"Jim has an excellent record in leadership development and continually strives to help other employees achieve their career goals," said Coley Campbell, vice president of service center operations, Southeastern Freight Lines. "Jim exudes positivity and fully embraces the Southeastern Freight Lines culture that is based on trust and mutual respect. We can't wait to watch him and the region flourish under Jim's guidance."
Jones will be based in Dallas, Texas, and frequently traveling throughout the region. Jones, his wife and their six-month-old son, are very excited about the new opportunity and look forward to serving the Southeastern Freight Lines team in a new capacity.
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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