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Southeastern Freight Lines Opens New Service Center in Lafayette Area

Additional Capacity Enhances Service throughout Louisiana

LEXINGTON, S.C. (May 12, 2014) - Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, announces the opening of a relocated service center in Carencro, Louisiana, in response to growing business in the region.

The new Carencro service center, located at 4230 NE Evangeline Thruway, will employ 43 associates and features 5,000 square feet of office and warehouse space and 45 dock doors.

As shipments continue to grow in the region, this new service center will help Southeastern streamline efficiencies for customer shipments throughout Louisiana.

"By expanding our presence with this service center in the Lafayette area, we will be better positioned to provide Southeastern's quality without question service to local markets throughout Louisiana," said Scott Slagle, service center manager for Southeastern Freight Lines in Carencro. "Southeastern Freight Lines has served local markets in Louisiana with best-in-class performance for several years and we look to continue this quality service in Carencro for many years to come."

The new service center will enhance delivery performance and reduce travel time between service centers and Southeastern customers. In addition, the new service center boasts many sustainable and unique features, including a generator, motion detectable lighting and LED swing arm lighting.

The additional capacity of the new service center also permits Southeastern to handle more freight supporting existing and future customers, with room for business growth.

The new service center will open and begin operations on May 12.

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