Southeastern Freight Lines’ Baton Rouge Service Center Celebrates 20 Years of Service

Original employee celebrates 20 years with company

LEXINGTON, S.C. (March 31, 2016) Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, is celebrating 20 years of quality without question service from its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, service center this March.

Originally opened for business in March of 1996, the Baton Rouge service center, located at 2700 Highway 1 North, features 69 dock doors and employs 48 associates.

The service center is also celebrating Linehaul Driver Barrett Sylvan, an original associate who has been with the Baton Rouge service center since its opening in 1996 and is celebrating 20 years with the company.

“The Baton Rouge service center first opened its doors two decades ago, bringing a new dimension of professional service and trucking culture to the market,” said Dan Poteat, service center manager, Southeastern Freight Lines. “Since opening, Southeastern has expanded numerous times in this region, growing from 19 original employees, expanding from 16 to 69 doors and developing long-lasting relationships with our customers over 20 years of operation.”

The Baton Rouge service center was the 47th service center opened by Southeastern Freight Lines since its founding in 1950. Since then, the company operates 88 service centers spanning 14 states, Canada and Puerto Rico and has undergone numerous upgrades in trucks and trucking technologies.


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