Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Charles Parkman to Regional Vice President of Sales

LEXINGTON, S.C. (July 5, 2018) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Charles Parkman has been promoted to regional vice president of sales. Parkman will lead teams in the southeast region of the United States, covering 18 service centers, spanning across Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

Parkman has over a decade of experience at Southeastern, where he began his career as a service center manager in West Palm Beach, Florida, and currently serves as service center manager in Tampa, Florida.

“Charles exudes our quality without question culture and has proven strong leadership skills throughout the more than 12 years he’s been with our Southeastern family,” said Mike Heaton, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Southeastern Freight Lines. “As he continues to excel in those areas, we look forward to the guidance he will bring to the regional team.”

Parkman, his wife and two children will be based in Tampa, Florida. Parkman looks forward to serving the Southeastern Freight Lines team in this new capacity.

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 14 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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