2006 NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Old Dominion Opening New Service Center in Fort Myers, FL
CONTACT: Hugh Morris
Thomasville, North Carolina (April 24, 2006) - Hugh Morris, Vice President of the Southern Region for Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., announced the opening of a new service center in Ft. Myers, Florida. The 20 door facility will be located on a 5 acre site at 2950 Cargo Street.
According to Morris the Ft. Myers service center will begin operations under the leadership of Manager of Sales & Service, Kenneth Varner who will direct a staff of 17. Commenting further on the opening, Morris added: “From Punta Gorda south to Marco Island there exists a rapidly expanding market place. The Ft. Myers service center will allow us to offer a much improved service product in this area as well as allowing us to better serve those customers moving products out of the market area. Secondly, the Florida Intra-State market represents over 40% of the total available LTL business in Florida. Our new Ft. Myers service center will allow us to gain additional market share in the Florida Intra-State market.”Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is a leading less-than-truckload (LTL) super regional carrier. Through its nonunion work force and four operating groups, OD•Domestic, OD•Expedited, OD•Global and OD•Technology, Old Dominion offers an array of innovative products and services and provides complete nationwide coverage within the Southeast, South Central, Northeast, Midwest and West regions of the country, including 37 states with 100% full-state coverage and international services around the globe. Visit Old Dominion on-line at www.odfl.com.