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The Value of Veterans in Transportation

By Point To Point on October, 5 2022

Hiring military veterans has proven time and time again to be a win-win situation for both transportation companies and the veterans themselves. For our returning servicemen and women, our industry provides a good job, a stable career path, and an opportunity to utilize much of the skills and training gained during the course of military duty.

Topics: Culture
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Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021

By Point To Point on November, 23 2021

Every year, carriers around the nation encourage shippers and the general public to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NDAW).

Topics: Industry News Culture Trucking
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Establishing A Quality Relationship With Your Driver

By Point To Point on July, 12 2019

At its heart, transportation is still a personal business. For all the talk of technology and logistics, it remains an industry built on people dealing with other people. To that end, building and maintaining strong relationships makes the process better for everyone.

Topics: Culture
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Help Averitt Celebrate National Driver Appreciation Week

By Point To Point on September, 7 2018

Each year, the transportation industry takes a week to recognize the unsung heroes behind the wheel that keep the American economy moving forward. This year's National Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 9-15) is the perfect opportunity for carriers and shippers alike to honor our nation's driving force. 

Topics: Culture
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The Averitt Express Approach To The Driver Shortage

By Point To Point on May, 24 2018

Buoyed by a host of factors, including an aging workforce, growing regulations and freight demand, the national driver shortage continues to dominate industry discussions. The American Trucking Associations estimates that the number of unfilled positions will exceed more than 176,000 unfilled positions by 2026.

Topics: Culture
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How Your Carrier Can Help You Ship Green

By Point To Point on April, 19 2018

3 Ways To Reduce Supply Chain Environmental Impact

Together, shippers and carriers can significantly reduce a supply chain's impact on the environment. Knowing which questions to ask of your carriers and how to identify service providers with a green mindset may not always be clear though. Consider these three factors when looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint with the help of your carriers.

Topics: Culture Trucking
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Why Our Driving Concern Is Safety

By Point To Point on November, 30 2017

For years, we have promoted the saying "Our Driving Concern Is Safety" within our company. This slogan has become a daily mantra that is read and spoken aloud by thousands of Averitt associates on a daily basis. From our customer support specialists at our corporate headquarters to the men and women behind the wheel, we've developed a culture of safety.

Topics: Culture
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This Is The True Hero of Your Supply Chain [Video]

By Point To Point on September, 6 2017

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Your Hero, the driver

"They're the heroes your supply chain deserves, they're the ones you can count on. So they'll keep driving. Because they can handle the job - they're everyone's heroes. They're professionals, watchful protectors of your freight. Your drivers..."

Topics: Culture Trucking
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2017 Solar Eclipse: Tips For Safe Driving And Supply Chain Impact

By Point To Point on August, 7 2017

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience

For many people in the U.S., the 2017 solar eclipse will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Solar eclipses occur regularly around the globe, but what makes this year's event significant is that it is the first time since 1918 that the path of a solar eclipse has spanned across the entire U.S.

The event, which will occur on August 21st, is expected to draw thousands of visitors from across North America and around the world to the U.S. 

Topics: Culture