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Southeastern Freight Lines Named BASF LTL Carrier of the Year

Southeastern recognized for excellence in transportation

LEXINGTON, S.C. (June 30, 2011)
Southeastern Freight Lines, a regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider, has received the BASF 2010 LTL Carrier of the Year Award for demonstrating excellence in transportation. In 2010 Southeastern delivered 20,000 shipments to BASF, the world's leading chemical company.

The LTL Carrier of the Year Award is given to BASF carriers based on a series of measurements including customer satisfaction, on-time delivery, billing accuracy and safety. Southeastern was chosen as the top performer and was also recognized by BASF for a companywide commitment to excellence with a "can-do" attitude.

"We are honored by this recognition from BASF," said Mike Heaton, Southeastern's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "This is an exceptional achievement and is a testament to the dedication our associates have every day to provide customers with the best service in the industry."

About BASF

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and agricultural products to oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF posted sales of about £63.9 billion in 2010 and had approximately 109,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available in its Social Media Newsroom at

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