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Southeastern Receives Echo Global Logistics' 2013 Regional Carrier Award

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Mar. 18, 2014) - Southeastern Freight Lines, a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has received the 2013 Echo Global Logistics Platinum Award for Outstanding Regional LTL Carriers Service. Echo recognized Southeastern as a regional LTL carrier with outstanding service, performance and commitment to their clients and employees.

The award is based on various categories of qualitative and quantitative metrics, covering quality of client communication, invoice accuracy, claims, responsiveness, ecommerce and web capabilities, employee training and development.

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 partner completely through measuring all aspects of the business relationship. "The Southeastern review process includes daily data monitoring and working with clients and employees to address any issue that are identified through their processes," stated Echo Global Logistics Vice President of LTL Carrier Relations, Mark Redini.

"We are honored to have received this award from Echo for the second year in a row and value the outstanding relationship we have developed with Echo 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 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:

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