Southeastern Freight Lines Appoints Michelle Tate to Director of Human Resources

Michelle Tate, Director of Human Resources

Michelle Tate, Director of Human Resources

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Oct. 21, 2019) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Michelle Tate has been appointed as director of human resources.

Tate previously worked as a director of human resources within Duke Energy’s Nuclear Division. She holds an MBA from Texas A&M University and has more than 20 years of human resources experience.

“Michelle’s keen business acumen, gained through both her extensive business experience as well as her education, is just one reason she’s a valued addition to our team,” said Richard Slater, vice president of human resources for Southeastern Freight Lines. “Michelle also demonstrated a clear understanding of our servant leadership model and we believe she will lead with our associate’s best interests at heart, and that is key within our organization. We welcome Michelle to the Southeastern family and look forward to all she will contribute.”

About Southeastern Freight Lines

Southeastern Freight Lines, a privately-owned regional less-than-truckload transportation services provider founded in 1950, specializes in next-day service in the Southeast and Southwest and operates 89 service centers in 13 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Southeastern has a network of service partners to ensure transportation services in the remaining 36 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Mexico. Southeastern Freight Lines provides more than 99.35% on-time service in next day lanes. A dedication to service quality and a continuous quality improvement process that began in 1985 has been recognized by more than 400 quality awards received from customers and associations. For more information, please visit and

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