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July 19, 2021 11:30 AM, EDT

Southeastern Freight Lines Selected as Carrier of the Year by Transplace

SFL A Southeastern Freight Lines truck. (Southeastern Freight Lines)

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Southeastern Freight Lines was recognized as the best regional carrier for 2020 by transportation services provider Transplace.

The Transplace Regional Carrier of the Year acknowledges carriers that provided exceptional service, embraced technology for improved visibility and established quality relationships among stakeholders. Southeastern was picked to receive the award this year.

“It is an honor to be named the Regional Carrier of the Year by one of the world’s largest transportation service providers,” Austin Miller, national account ­manager for Southeastern Freight Lines, said in a statement. “This award demonstrates our commitment to customer satisfaction and appreciation for our strong partnerships.”

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Southeastern provides regional less-than-truckload transportation services. It was picked based on its overall spend and market share within its territory, automation and touchless execution metrics, and operations feedback taken from a survey measuring aspects of its performance.

“We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Transplace for this honor and commend our associates for the hard work and dedication to Southeastern’s commitment of quality without question service,” Miller said.

Transplace provides technology solutions to the trucking industry including transportation management software and logistics solution. Miller received the award while attending the 2021 Transplace Virtual Carrier Symposium. The event provides education, recognition and appreciation for more than 32,000 transportation carriers.

Southeastern Freight Lines ranks No. 34 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America.

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