Kinston, North Carolina – August 8, 2018:  Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Steve Kell has been promoted to service center manager in Kinston, North Carolina.

With over 17 years of experience at Southeastern, Kell started his career at the Hickory service center as a freight handler. Since then, he has served in a variety of roles, including linehaul and combo driver, pickup and delivery driver, inbound supervisor, and most recently, assistant service center manager in Hickory, North Carolina.

“Steve has an outstanding track record,” said Kim Shore, regional vice president of operations, Southeastern Freight Lines. “He leads by example with his dedication to our culture of providing quality without question service. We can’t wait to see him take our company to the next level in Kinston.”

Kell will relocate to Kinston with his wife and two children. The family is looking forward to this opportunity and Kell is excited to serve the Southeastern team in a 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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