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White Paper: Bypassing The Bottleneck of Cross-Border Congestion

By Point To Point on November, 28 2023

In the rapidly evolving landscape of North American trade, businesses face a critical challenge: managing the increasing freight congestion at the U.S.-Mexico border. This bottleneck not only slows down operations but also adds significant costs.

Topics: International Supply Chain White Papers
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Beyond Corporate Responsibility: Cultivating Compassion Through Charity Initiatives

By Point To Point on November, 21 2023

At Averitt, our commitment to community service is more than a corporate responsibility; it's a heartfelt mission that's grown deeply personal for each of us. As Thanksgiving approaches, we're reflecting on a year marked by remarkable generosity and impactful service, a journey made possible by the unwavering support of our customers and the selfless dedication of our associates.

Topics: Service Hours-Of-Service Thanksgiving St Jude Holiday Averitt Giving Team Up Charities
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Understanding LTL Freight Classes: Essential Knowledge for New Shippers

By Point To Point on November, 16 2023

Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a flexible, cost-effective solution that bridges the gap between parcel deliveries and full truckload shipments. It also comes with something that doesn't exist on the Truckload side – freight classes. Understanding this intricate system of categorization is crucial for shippers since it influences cost.

Topics: LTL Freight Handling
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Honky Tonks & Highways: How Nashville Became a Critical Logistics Hub

By Point To Point on October, 24 2023

Through the years, Nashville has been celebrated for a wide range of qualities – from its vibrant music scene, to its role as a healthcare epicenter, to its famous hot chicken and more. But there’s another important facet of the city that’s often overlooked – its role as a crucial logistics hub for the transportation and distribution industries.

Topics: Drivers Trucking Parking Safe Parking
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Supply Chain Trends: Micro-Fulfillment, Nearshoring, & Technology

By Point To Point on October, 17 2023

The e-commerce landscape has witnessed a significant transformation over the past few years. In 2022 alone, e-commerce sales in the U.S. exceeded a staggering $1 trillion. This shift has prompted businesses of all types to reevaluate their distribution strategies to meet the ever-growing consumer demand for faster deliveries.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain Technology Distribution and Fulfillment
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Five Ways Averitt Fosters a Safety Culture and Reduces Risk

By Point To Point on October, 10 2023

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

Topics: Drivers Culture
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The Impact of the Truck Driver Parking Shortage on Supply Chains

By Point To Point on October, 3 2023


It’s no secret that the nationwide scarcity of truck parking is disrupting supply chains, safety, and driver recruitment. This issue has garnered attention from several industry news sources, like FreightWaves and Transport Topics, and has even seeped into technology in the form of mobile apps to help truck drivers.

Topics: Drivers Trucking Parking Safe Parking
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The Current Digital Transformation of Freight Transportation

By Point To Point on September, 26 2023

While the Greek philosopher Heraclitus might not have had digital technology in mind when he wrote that “change is the only constant in life,” his words certainly ring true in the context of the rapidly evolving technology we see every day.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain Technology
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Point of View: Warehousing & Distribution In Q4 2023 & Beyond

By Point To Point on September, 19 2023

In a recent interview with Ed Smith, Vice President of Averitt Distribution and Fulfillment, we gained valuable insights into the current state of the warehousing market. In the discussion, Smith highlights the current challenges and shifts in consumer dynamics that are playing out in the marketplace.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain Distribution and Fulfillment