Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Richard Slater to Vice President of Human Resources

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Richard Slater has been promoted to vice president of human resources.

Richard Slater

Slater has more than eight years of experience at Southeastern, serving the last three years as human resources director. Before working his way up through the company, Slater started his career in the support center with inside sales. After meeting and exceeding expectations, he was promoted to various positions, including account manager, operations manager and service center manager in Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Richard is an excellent communicator,” said Richard Bogan, senior vice president of human resources and quality for Southeastern Freight Lines. “He loves the interaction that accompanies human resources, is easy to talk with, and has the best interest of our company at heart to enhance our mission.”

Slater is looking forward to serving the Southeastern 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 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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