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Averitt Honored With 2021 Top Green Fleet Award

By Averitt Express on Feb 21, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Topics: Awards Culture

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Heavy Duty Trucking, an industry trade publication, has named Averitt a 2021 Top Green Fleet. The award recognizes transportation companies throughout the U.S. that have illustrated a dedication to minimizing their impact on the environment.

In 2004, the company became a charter member of the Environmental protection Agency’s SmartWay® program. By investing in the industry’s most modern trucks and trailers, in conjunction with optimizing its fleet routing, Averitt has made several measurable achievements that provide a positive impact for its customers, including: 

  • 38% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions 
  • 88% reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions 
  • 6.2 million gallons of diesel fuel saved 

“Our team is humbled to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to reduce the impact of our operations, and subsequently, the impact of our customers’ supply chains on the environment,” said Averitt president Wayne Spain. “It’s truly a collaborative effort across our organization and with our customers that has allowed us to reach many different sustainability milestones over the years.” 

Averitt has recently been recognized with numerous sustainability awards, including: 

  • 2021 Green Supply Chain partner (Inbound Logistics
  • 2021 Top Green Provider (Food Logistics
  • 2020 Clean Diesel Award (Tennessee Trucking Association)
  • 2020 Green Supply Chain Award (Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Click Here To Learn About Averitt's  Environmental Responsibility Initiatives


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