LEXINGTON, S.C. (July 2, 2013) Southeastern Freight Lines, a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has received the Echo Global Logistics Platinum Award for Outstanding Regional LTL Carriers Service 2012. Echo recognized Southeastern for its outstanding service, performance and commitment to Echo clients and employees.
The award is based on specific client service metrics, including timeliness, claims performance, ease of doing business, and creativity in developing transportation solutions for shippers.
The regional carrier award reflects the excellence of Southeastern in the industry and their commitment to a continuous quality improvement process. Southeastern strives to satisfy every customer completely through measuring all aspects of its business. “The review process includes daily data monitoring and working with clients and employees to address any issue that becomes apparent through this data,” stated Echo Global Logistics Vice President of LTL Carrier Relations, Mark Redini.
"We are honored to have received this award from Echo and value the outstanding relationship we have developed with them over the years," said Southeastern Senior Vice President Mike Heaton. "This industry recognition highlights the commitment of Southeastern and our employees to serve Echo and all of our third-party logistics clients."
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 80 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 andwww.facebook.com/SoutheasternFreight.
About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, based in Chicago, is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, delivered on a proprietary technology platform, serving the transportation and logistics needs of its clients. Echo maintains a web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 24,000 transportation providers to serve its clients' shipping and freight management needs. Echo procures transportation and provides logistics services for clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, consumer products and retail. For more information on Echo, visit: www.echo.com.