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Old Dominion Opens Expanded Portland Service Center



PORTLAND, Ore. (May 11, 2015) — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. recently opened its newest service center, a 137-door facility located at the convergence of a number of major thoroughfares and near two important ports.

            The Portland Service Center, located at 146 N. Gertz Rd. in Portland, OR  97217, replaces a smaller facility at 9010 NE 13th Ave. in Portland, OR  97211. The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, which is over 80 years old, has operated in the former Portland facility for seven years.

The expansion was a response to a significant increase in shipment growth at the previous facility over the past seven years. Old Dominion offers premium services at all of its 223 service centers nationwide, including domestic LTL, global, expedited and household moving.

"The expanded service center ensures we have the room to grow and shows our commitment to the area," said Jeff Lorenzini, manager of Old Dominion's Portland Service Center. "We will continue to offer the premium service our customers have come to expect."

The state-of-the-art facility — strategically located near major interstates and the ports of Portland, Vancouver, Kalama and Longview — features LED lighting through the center, a two-story office, an on-site truck scale and fuel and maintenance facilities. This site is located alongside the Historic Portland Meadows racetrack established in 1945.

Since the new site is located in the Columbia Slough Watershed, Old Dominion worked with the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services to develop a customized storm drain to protect this sensitive area. As part of the system, vegetated storm water facilities were installed, and the site accomplishes a 90 percent treatment goal by directing to basins where it infiltrates through select vegetation and systems installed specifically to remove pollutants.

The Portland Service Center serves a number of cities in the area, including Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tillamook, Tigard, Tualatin, Wilsonville, McMinnville, Woodburn, Salem, Clackamas, Gresham, Sandy, Hood River, The Dalles, Vancouver, Washougal Woodland and Longview.

For more information about Old Dominion, visit www.odfl.com or call

(800) 432-6335.

 

About Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

 

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) is a leading, less-than-truckload ("LTL"), union-free company providing premium service to all its customers. OD offers regional, inter-regional and national LTL service. In addition to its core LTL services, the company offers its customers a broad range of logistics services including ground and air expedited transportation, supply chain consulting, transportation management, truckload brokerage, container delivery and warehousing. In addition, Old Dominion offers a consumer product for household moving: OD Household Services. Through strategic partnerships, the Company also offers international freight forwarding services throughout the world. Old Dominion's claims ratio and on-time record are among the best in the industry. Establishing one of the strongest industry safety records, OD prides itself on its commitment to not only driver training but many other safety components. For more than 80 years, Old Dominion has been helping the world keep promises.

 

Recently, Old Dominion was recognized with the following acknowledgements for company leadership in the industry:

 

  • Forbes magazine named Old Dominion as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies for the third consecutive year and as one of America's Best Employers.
  • NASSTRAC honored the company as 2015 Carrier of the Year for the third consecutive year.
  • Inbound Logistics named the company to its 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) List for the fifth consecutive year.
  • For the 5th consecutive year, Logistics Management honored OD with the Quest for Quality Award.
  • Mastio & Company ranked Old Dominion as No. 1 National LTL carrier for the fifth consecutive year.
  • CIO magazine recognized Old Dominion for IT Excellence with the CIO 100 Award for the fifth consecutive year.
  • FleetOwner magazine honored OD with Fleet of the Year Award.
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