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Averitt and Santa: No Stopping Christmas!

Special Delivery - Holiday Cheer! We just wanted to take a second and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy...

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Regional vs. Centralized Distribution: Evaluating Approaches for Quick Delivery and Fulfillment

Identifying the most optimum distribution strategy is crucial for shippers to streamline the movement of goods and...

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White Paper: Bypassing The Bottleneck of Cross-Border Congestion

In the rapidly evolving landscape of North American trade, businesses face a critical challenge: managing the...

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Beyond Corporate Responsibility: Cultivating Compassion Through Charity Initiatives

At Averitt, our commitment to community service is more than a corporate responsibility; it's a heartfelt mission...

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Understanding LTL Freight Classes: Essential Knowledge for New Shippers

Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a flexible, cost-effective solution that bridges the gap between parcel...

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5 Common Challenges Faced by Shippers and How to Avoid Them

The shipping industry can be complex and constantly changing, much like a challenging puzzle with moving pieces. For...

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Honky Tonks & Highways: How Nashville Became a Critical Logistics Hub

Through the years, Nashville has been celebrated for a wide range of qualities – from its vibrant music scene, to its...

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Supply Chain Trends: Micro-Fulfillment, Nearshoring, & Technology

The e-commerce landscape has witnessed a significant transformation over the past few years. In 2022 alone, e-commerce...

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Five Ways Averitt Fosters a Safety Culture and Reduces Risk

Shippers rely on their supply chain partners to deliver their products efficiently and effectively, making safety...

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The Impact of the Truck Driver Parking Shortage on Supply Chains

It’s no secret that the nationwide scarcity of truck parking is disrupting supply chains, safety, and driver...

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The Current Digital Transformation of Freight Transportation

While the Greek philosopher Heraclitus might not have had digital technology in mind when he wrote that “change is the...

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Point of View: Warehousing & Distribution In Q4 2023 & Beyond

In a recent interview with Ed Smith, Vice President of Averitt Distribution and Fulfillment, we gained valuable...

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Navigating Peak Seasons: How Retailers Optimize Supply Chains for Holiday Success

The holiday season is a critical time for retailers, presenting both sizable opportunities and significant challenges....

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The Benefits of Transloading: Avoiding Fees and Saving Time

Initially, the concept of transloading might raise concerns about complicating the supply chain and triggering extra...

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9 Essential Shipping & Logistics Terminologies Every Beginner Should know

Jumping headfirst into any new industry can be overwhelming, especially in the transportation industry. Understanding...

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The Value of Carrier Continuity and Its Impact on Shippers

Defining continuity in the corporate world is, at times, difficult to do. Everyone has their own outlook on what...

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A Shipper’s Guide to Incoterms

International trade can often seem like a labyrinthian maze of jargon and abbreviations. It’s a world with an extensive...

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BAF & Averitt: A Partnership That Will Blow You Away

Big Ass Fans (BAF) – a global manufacturer and distributor of high-volume fans based out of Lexington, KY, trusts...

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What is Dynamic Freight Pricing and How Does It Benefit Shippers?

In 1980, the Motor Carrier Regulatory Reform and Modernization Act was signed into law, effectively deregulating the...

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A Guide to Load Planning and Optimization

“Just load the truck.” 

For anyone not versed in the finer aspects of logistics and transportation management, those...

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Bonnaroovian Logistics: Guaranteeing Good Vibes for the Festival

Since its introduction to the music festival scene in 2002, Bonnaroo has boasted record-breaking numbers of attendees...

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Unveiling Chicago's Role as an International Logistics Powerhouse

Call it what you will – the Windy City, Chi-Town, the City of Big Shoulders – Chicago has a unique place in the...

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Streamlining Inbound Cargo Logistics White Paper

Efficiency and reliability can be challenging to improve when it comes to the complexity of inbound supply chains —...

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The Pros and Cons of Owning and Operating a Private Fleet

Sooner or later, most companies trying to optimize their supply chain will arrive at a similar crossroads – choosing...

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The Bourbon of Transportation: Supporting Kentucky's Iconic Industry

 

Averitt is a trusted and reliable transportation...

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4 Ways It Pays to Work Closely With Your Transportation Sales Rep

Let’s face it – the term "sales rep" is enough to make some people's eyes glaze over. After all, plenty of us carry...

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NMFC Classification Changes Take Effect April 8

Beginning April 8, 2023, the National Motor Freight Classification® (NMFC) will introduce several changes that are...

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The Benefits of Using Drop and Hook Services

As the last few years have shown, there's little margin for error in today's fast-moving supply chains – which is why...

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Why Shippers Choose Louisville, Kentucky As Their Distribution Hub

While for many people the name Louisville, KY conjures images of horse racing and mint juleps, the city also boasts a...

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Nearshoring and Reshoring: Bringing The Supply Chain Back Home

While the global supply chain disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic shined a bright light on the need for...