Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Joe Don Ross to Vice President of Logistics

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Mar. 5, 2018) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Jon Don Ross has been promoted to vice president of logistics.

Joe Don will spearhead efforts for Southeastern to develop new offerings and expand current services.

With more than 28 years of experience at Southeastern, Ross started his career at the service center in Columbia, South Carolina, as a management trainee. Since then, he has served in a variety of roles, including service center manager in Florence, SC, regional vice president of operations, serving Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Most recently, he served as regional vice president of sales, managing service centers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

“As our market place continues to evolve and customers demand more and more services to support and streamline their supply chain, it is critical we have someone overseeing our effort to provide these services,” said Mike Heaton, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Southeastern Freight Lines. “Joe Don’s passion to serve, dedication to providing quality without question service and industry experience provide a great foundation to serve Southeastern in this new capacity.”

Ross resides in the South Charlotte area with his wife and two children, and looks forward to serving Southeastern in this new role.

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. Southeastern Freight Lines subsidiary, Southeastern Logistics Solutions, provides expedited service and multi-modal transportation services across the nation through strategic capacity partnerships. For more information, please visit

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