THOMASVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2019) — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. announces continued growth of service centers in eight cities across the United States in the second half of 2019. The leading less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier has responded to the growing capacity needs and increase in customer demand in Central Point, Ore., El Paso and Lubbock, Texas, Blackfoot, Idaho, Columbus, Ohio, Cartersville, Ga., Little Rock, Ark, and Chicago, Ill.
"As our customers adjust to growing ecommerce demands, they rely on us to not only accommodate the additional shipments, but to also help them keep their promises to their customers with fast, on time delivery with no product damage," said Terry Hutchins, Vice President of Real Estate. "We are excited about these new and renovated service center openings. OD will continue to invest in new capacity to welcome the growing demand and exceed our customers' expectations."
Strategically planned and built with innovative, best-in-class technology, Old Dominion's service centers serve as transition hubs to enable increases in daily volume and move shipments smoothly. The strategic locations reduce shipping time, enhance delivery flexibility and allow for increased capacity.
"Our long term strategic plan includes continual investment in our network to improve efficiencies and increase capacity so when our customers grow, we can serve them. The end goal of helping our customers keep their promises is solidified by our continued investment in new technology and service center expansion," said Hutchins.
The LTL carrier focuses on finding new cities to expand in addition to improving current service centers by adding more doors, upgrading technology and hiring additional employees. Old Dominion's third quarter service center openings include:
These expansions are examples of Old Dominion's investment to making current and new markets as strong as possible for customers, further solidifying OD's promise of transporting shipments on-time and in-full.
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About Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is a leading, less-than-truckload ("LTL"), union-free motor carrier providing regional, inter-regional and national LTL services through a single integrated organization. Our service offerings, which include expedited transportation, are provided through an expansive network of service centers located throughout the continental United States. Through strategic alliances, the Company also provides LTL services throughout North America. In addition to its core LTL services, the Company offers a range of value-added services including container drayage, truckload brokerage and supply chain consulting.