Southeastern Freight Lines Company Review

Southeastern Freight Lines Company Overview

Southeastern Freight Lines company logo

Founded in 1950, Southeastern Freight Lines is one of the largest less-than-truckload carriers in the nation, operating in the Southeast and Southwest, most heavily in the state of Texas.

Southeastern's largest customers are The Home Depot and Lowe's Home Improvement Stores. Additionally, they carry over 1,00 shipments of carpet daily, and are heavily involved the transportation of chemicals.

Southeastern Freight Lines Corporate Headquarters

Map of Southeastern corporate headquarters
420 Davega Road
Lexington, SC 29073
Phone: 1-800-637-7335
Website: Southeastern Freight Lines

Getting Hired At Southeastern Freight Lines

Southeastern Freight Lines Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Willingness to lift, push and pull heavy articles of freight as needed during pick-up and delivery of freight
  • Class A CDL
  • Minimum of 12 months verifiable Class A CDL driving experience
  • Favorable motor vehicle report and background check
  • Willingness to work staggered start times
  • Willingness to provide positive Customer Service on a daily basis
  • Must obtain doubles, Haz-mat and Tanker endorsements prior to road test
  • Should have strong desire to be part of a positive team driven organization
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Southeastern does not allow any DUI's
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Southeastern Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Minimum Hiring Age For Southeastern Freight Lines

Southeastern Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • TransAm 21  
    .
  • CTL 21  
    .
  • Averitt 21  
    .
  • A&R 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • Southeastern 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Southeastern Freight Lines

Southeastern Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Southeastern  12  
    .
  • Hirschbach  12  
    .
  •  Maverick
    No Experience Required
  •  NFI
    No Experience Required
  •  Beelman
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Southeastern Freight Lines Driver Benefits

  • Pre-tax Payroll Premium Deductions
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Care Coverage
  • Retail Prescription Drugs Plan
  • Mail Order (90 day supply) Prescription Plan
  • Basic and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Sick and/or Personal Days
  • 401(k) Saving Program With Company Match
  • Company Made Retirement Contributions
  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Jury Duty Pay
  • Optional-Supplemental Group Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Worker's Compensation & Unemployment Compensation Pay
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Continuing Education Assistance
  • EAP - Employee/Family Member Assistance Plan

Southeastern Freight Lines Operations

Driving Opportunities At Southeastern Freight Lines

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • LTL

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • Line-Haul
  • Part Time
  • LTL

Southeastern Freight Lines's Driving Opportunities In Detail

The majority of drivers for Southeastern are local Pick-up & Delivery drivers, working in a 30-50 mile average radius.

The rest of Southeastern's drivers run linehaul routes, getting home daily, weekly, or several times per week.

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Southeastern Operating Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Southeastern Freight carries LTL shipments primarily in the Southeast and part of the Southwest.

Southeastern Company Terminal Locations

Southeastern Freight Lines terminal locations

Southeastern has 81 terminals. Here is a partial listing:

  • Charleston, SC
  • Hickory, NC
  • Lexington, KY
  • El Paso, TX
  • Kinston, NC
  • Bowling Green, KY
  • Tulsa, OK
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Fort Myers, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Louisville, KY
  • Montgomery, AL
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Greensboro, NC
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Dothan, AL

Southeastern Yearly Revenues

Southeastern: $1,065,187,709

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • XPO  $5.81B
    .
  • Swift  $4.12B
    .
  • Southeastern  $1.07B
    .
  • PAM  $402.81M
    .
  • Venture  $120M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Southeastern Yearly Miles

Southeastern: 202,794,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Saia  315.21M
    .
  • USA Truck  229.56M
    .
  • Southeastern  202.79M
    .
  • Interstate  151.21M
    .
  • JBS  61.84M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Southeastern Company Policies

  • Southeastern Home Time Options

    Southeastern has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly

    Most drivers are local P & D, and are home every night.

  • Southeastern Rider Policy

    Southeastern does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Southeastern Tuition Reimbursement

    Southeastern Freight Lines provides educational assistance to those associates who have been employed full-time for 1 year or more. Approval by management in advance is required.

  • Southeastern Pet Policy

    Southeastern does not allow pets.

Southeastern Company Equipment

Southeastern Number Of Trucks

Southeastern Number Of Trucks:
2,000 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Stevens  2,150
    .
  • Southeastern  2,000
    .
  • Cassens  1,371
    .
  • Paschall  950
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  865
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Southeastern Number Of Trailers

Southeastern Number Of Trailers:
6,000 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Southeastern  6,000
    .
  • Trimac  5,000
    .
  • Paschall  3,000
    .
  • CalArk  2,200
    .
  • Gypsum  1,637
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Southeastern Governed Speed

Southeastern Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Covenant  65 mph
    .
  • K & B  65 mph
    .
  • SRT  65 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Southeastern  0 mph
    .

Southeastern Tractor Brands

  • Southeastern

  • Super Service

  • Schaffer

  • Smith

  • Millis

  • P&S

  • Dart

  • Navajo

  • Interstate

  • Trimac

  • Swift

  • Transport America

Southeastern Transmission Types

Southeastern has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • K & B
    • Covenant
    • SRT
    • MTS
    • Hunt
    • Crete
  • Automatics
    • Koch
    • AAA Cooper
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Dillon
    • Maverick
    • Averitt
  • Mix Of Both
    • Millis
    • TMC
    • XPO
    • CRST
    • Dart
    • Ozark

Southeastern APU Policy

Southeastern has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Stevens
    • Melton
    • Jim Palmer
    • Navajo
    • Maverick
    • Paschall
  • Without APU's
    • Covenant
    • Hunt
    • Central Transport
    • May
    • CRST
    • Cowan
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Southeastern Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Southeastern

    The training at Southeastern will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Southeastern Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $0 per week during your training.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with Southeastern

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Southeastern you will run solo after training.

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