Southeastern Freight Lines Receives Expeditors’ 2013 Performance Carrier of the Year Award
Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has received the Expeditors Performance Carrier of the Year Award for 2013.
Expeditors, a global logistics company, recognized Southeastern’s service center in Charleston, S.C. at the first annual Expeditors Vendor Appreciation Day for its outstanding service, performance and commitment to Expeditors’ customers.
The award recognizes Southeastern for its commitment to on-time delivery and customer service; highlighting Southeastern’s electronic data interchange (EDI) initiatives that allow for timely updates of delivery progress. Southeastern first started working with Expeditors out of its Charleston service center in May of 2013.
"We are honored to be recognized by Expeditors after just six months of doing business together and look forward to continuing to build on our relationship," said Mike Heaton, senior vice president, Southeastern. "This industry recognition highlights the commitment of Southeastern and our employees to serve Expeditors and all of our third-party logistics clients."
All customers benefit from Southeastern's industry-leading performance, including 99.4 percent of next-day shipments delivered on time, 99.9 percent of shipments handled free of shortage or damage, and a 99.4 percent invoice accuracy measure.
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 81 service centers in 12 states and Puerto Rico. Southeastern has a network of service partners to ensure transportation services in the remaining 38 states, Canada, 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 350 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.