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Continued Celebrations for National Driver Appreciation Week 2022

By Averitt Express on Sep 14, 2022 12:12:09 PM

It's Driver Appreciation Week, a nd Averitt is giving away a ton of great prizes to help celebrate our drivers!
Topics: Driver Appreciation
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Averitt celebrates National Driver Appreciation Week 2022

By Averitt Express on Sep 8, 2022 3:03:57 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As part of its commitment to its associates and to show appreciation for its driving force, Averitt is celebrating National Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 11-17) with events throughout its network.

Topics: Drivers Driver Appreciation
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August 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Sep 1, 2022 3:48:58 PM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt’s services voted best in leading satisfaction survey

By Averitt Express on Aug 26, 2022 4:29:36 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express has been named a top transportation and logistics services provider by Logistics Management magazine in the publication’s 39th Annual Quest for Quality Awards.

Topics: Industry News Awards Professionalism Drivers
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New Averitt.com website offers more efficiency, power and security to shippers

By Averitt Express on Aug 10, 2022 3:32:48 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express recently announced a new customer website at Averitt.com. The new site refletcs the company's streamlined services structure.

Topics: Service Technology
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July 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Aug 1, 2022 1:20:22 PM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Express named 2021 Regional Truckload Carrier of the Year by Transplace

By Averitt Express on Jun 24, 2022 10:43:18 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express recently earned Transplace’s 2021 Regional Truckload Carrier of the Year award at the company’s 2022 Carrier Symposium in Dallas, Texas. 

Topics: Awards Truckload
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June 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jun 1, 2022 2:52:00 PM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Express Receives Chevron Lubricant's Highest Visibility Award

By Averitt Express on May 17, 2022 2:55:00 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express was recently honored by Chevron Lubricants with the group’s 2021 Highest Visibility Award at the Chevron Carrier Summit in Houston, Texas. 

Topics: Awards
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May 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on May 1, 2022 2:49:00 PM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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April 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Apr 1, 2022 2:42:00 PM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Express Names Granito As Jackson TN Service Center Director

By Averitt Express on Mar 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM

JACKSON, Tenn. – Averitt Express recently promoted Doug Granito to service center director for its Jackson TN facility. 

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Averitt Express Names Tackett As Nashville Service Center Director

By Averitt Express on Mar 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express recently named Joe Paul Tackett as its Nashville service center director.

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Averitt Express Names Harlan As Chattanooga Service Center Director

By Averitt Express on Mar 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Averitt Express recently named David Harlan as its Chattanooga service center director. 

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March 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Mar 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Honored With 2021 Top Green Fleet Award

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

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.

Topics: Awards Culture
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Averitt Associates Deliver Largest-Ever Donation to St. Jude

By Averitt Express on Feb 4, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Setting a company record for its largest-ever contribution, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $1,050,001 in 2021 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

Topics: Associates Culture
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February 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Feb 1, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Named Top Inter-Regional LTL Carrier In the Country

By Averitt Express on Jan 24, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry, recently honored Averitt Express for service quality.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Releases 7th Annual Shipper Survey Results

By Averitt Express on Jan 18, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has released the results from its seventh annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. Over 1,800 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2021.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain Trucking
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Averitt Names Williams New EVP Of Sales And Marketing

By Averitt Express on Jan 17, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express recently named Kent Williams executive vice president of sales and marketing.

Topics: Associates Culture
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January 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jan 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Phil Pierce Retires from Averitt After 40-Year Career

By Averitt Express on Dec 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express recently announced the retirement of Phil Pierce after a 40-year career with the company.

Topics: Associates Culture
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Averitt Names Blakely COO, Mason To VP Of Operations

By Averitt Express on Dec 21, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express recently named Barry Blakely executive vice president and chief operating officer, and promoted Larry Mason to Blakely’s previous role of vice president of operations.

Topics: Associates Culture
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December 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Dec 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Honored By TTA For Sustainability & Safety Efforts

By Averitt Express on Nov 24, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt has been awarded the 2021 Clean Diesel Leadership Award and 2nd Place Safety Award for the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL) fleet from the Tennessee Trucking Association (TTA). Presented at the TTA 91st Annual Convention, the awards recognize the transportation and logistics service provider for its efforts in improving fuel conservation and sustainability within in its fleet, as well as the company’s safe driving record.

Topics: Awards Culture
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Averitt Express Celebrates 50 Years

By Averitt Express on Nov 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Transportation company Averitt Express recently marked the official date of its 50th year of service on Oct. 1, 2021. As the culmination of a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary, Averitt marked the special day with celebrations at its facilities across the country, including at its corporate headquarters in Cookeville, TN.

Topics: Culture 50th anniversary
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Averitt Again Recognized as a Military Friendly Company

By Averitt Express on Nov 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has been nationally recognized for the fourth time as a Military Friendly Company.

Topics: Awards Associates Culture
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Averitt Named a 2021 Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation

By Averitt Express on Nov 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has been recognized as one of Redefining the Road’s 2021 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation. Redefining the Road, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), annually highlights companies that are focused on employing women in the trucking industry.

Topics: Associates Culture
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November 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Nov 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Grows Distribution & Fulfillment with New Facility In Amarillo

By Averitt Express on Oct 6, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has expanded its operations in Amarillo, TX with the addition of 25,000-sq.-ft of enclosed distribution and fulfillment space. The facility will be used to provide shippers access to inventory and freight staging space to help streamline delivery and distribution throughout the Texas Panhandle.

Topics: Supply Chain Averitt Locations
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October 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Oct 5, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety

50th Anniversary: Highlighting Our History

By Averitt Express on Sep 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM

As part of our 50-year anniversary celebration, we’ve highlighted photographs from our history to share with our associates and customers. We hope you enjoy the slide show above as it showcases what enabled a small local trucking company to grow into a global supply chain solutions provider: people.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Named To 2021 Top 100 Truckers List

By Point To Point on Sep 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM

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

Topics: Culture Trucking
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Averitt Promotes Shuster, Gniewek to Port Distribution Sales Director Roles

By Averitt Express on Sep 7, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express recently continued the expansion of its PortSide and Distribution services by promoting Tim Shuster and David Gniewek to newly created director roles.

Topics: Associates
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September 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Sep 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Services Scored High by Shippers in Industry-Leading Survey

By Averitt Express on Aug 20, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Readers of Logistics Management magazine have honored Averitt Express as a top transportation and logistics services provider in the publication’s 38th Annual Quest for Quality Awards.

Topics: Awards Culture
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Averitt Recognized by Uline For Service In Key States Amid Pandemic

By Averitt Express on Aug 12, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Uline, a major distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America, recently honored Averitt with multiple “Exceptional Performance Awards” for services provided in Georgia, Texas, and Wisconsin. The awards were presented in recognition of Averitt’s ability to meet and exceed the company’s operational needs within the three distribution markets in 2020.

Topics: Awards Culture
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Averitt Celebrates “Operation: Thank You Week” with Food, Drawings, Giveaways

By Averitt Express on Aug 5, 2021 12:00:00 AM

As one way to say thank you to associates for their efforts that have made 2021 an outstanding year, Averitt Express recently celebrated “Operation: Thank You Week” with events taking place at facilities throughout its network.

Topics: Culture
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August 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Aug 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Express: Coronavirus Update

By Averitt Express on Aug 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM

One of Averitt's highest priorities is to protect the health and safety of our associates, customers and the general public. Rest assured, we are approaching and adapting to the ongoing situation with regard to the coronavirus pandemic through continuous monitoring and safe practices at all levels of our company.
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Averitt Recognized As 2021 Green Supply Chain Partner

By Averitt Express on Jul 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Inbound Logistics, an industry trade publication, has named Averitt as a Green Supply Chain Partner for 2021.

Topics: Environment Supply Chain Awards
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Averitt Promotes Schebel, Leathers to Director Roles

By Averitt Express on Jul 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express recently promoted Teresa Schebel and Angie Leathers to new risk management director roles. Schebel was named Director of Risk Management/Claims Management, while Leathers was named Director of Risk Management/Legal Affairs.

Topics: Associates
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July 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jul 6, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Honored For Sustainability Initiatives Targeting Food Industry

By Averitt Express on Jun 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Food Logistics, an industry trade publication, has named Averitt to its 2021 Top Green Providers lists.

The 2020 Top Green Providers list recognizes companies that offer products or services that illustrate exemplary environmental stewardship in promoting sustainability.

Topics: Environment Supply Chain Awards
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Averitt marks 50th anniversary by celebrating associate milestones

By Averitt Express on Jun 14, 2021 12:00:00 AM

“Over 20 Team” projected to reach 1,390 associates, 17% of Averitt’s total workforce in 2021

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express, a Tennessee-based provider of freight transportation and supply chain management, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021. One way the company is marking its golden anniversary is by celebrating milestones achieved by members of its “Over 20 Team.”

Averitt’s Over 20 Team is a special group of associates who have been part of Averitt for at least 20 years. This team and its members represent all facets of Averitt – from customer service specialists to service center leadership to local and regional drivers. Every associate role is represented in the Over 20 Team.

Topics: over 20 team 50th anniversary
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Averitt Announces Pay Increase for Regional Truckload Dry Van and Flatbed Drivers

By Averitt Express on Jun 4, 2021 12:00:00 AM

June 7, 2021 – COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As part of its continued 50th anniversary celebration in 2021, Averitt Express has announced another pay enhancement this year for drivers.

Topics: Careers Drivers 50th anniversary
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June 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jun 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Opens New 400,000 Sq. Ft Distribution Center Near Dallas

By Averitt Express on May 24, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has opened a new distribution and fulfillment center near Dallas, TX. Located less than one mile from the company’s service center in Grand Prairie, the facility features 400,000 sq. ft of enclosed space to handle the flow and distribution of domestic and international freight and cargo.

Topics: Supply Chain
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Averitt Raises Pay for Local & Shuttle Drivers, Mechanics & Dock Associates

By Averitt Express on May 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration in 2021, Averitt Express has recently announced pay enhancements for associates in its network of 85 LTL service centers.

Topics: Associates 50th anniversary
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May 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on May 4, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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April 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Apr 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Receives ‘Outstanding Logistics Partner Award’ For Port of Mobile Services

By Averitt Express on Mar 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM

The Topocean Group, a global freight forwarding and logistics service provider, recently honored Averitt with the “Outstanding Logistics Partner Award.”

Topics: Awards Trucking
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Averitt Honored With Safety Awards From Tennessee Trucking Association

By Averitt Express on Mar 17, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt has been honored by the Tennessee Trucking Association (TTA) with First Place Safety Awards for the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload fleets. The two awards were presented at the TTA 90th Annual Convention in September 2020.

Topics: Awards Culture Trucking
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Averitt Honored With 2020 Clean Diesel Award for Fuel Conservation

By Averitt Express on Mar 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt has been awarded the 2020 Clean Diesel Award from the Tennessee Trucking Association (TTA). Presented at the TTA 90th Annual Convention, the award recognizes the transportation and logistics service provider for its efforts in improving fuel conservation and sustainability within in its fleet.

Topics: Environment Supply Chain Awards Culture Trucking
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Averitt Announces Pay Increase for Regional Truckload & Flatbed Drivers

By Averitt Express on Mar 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration in 2021, Averitt Express has recently announced pay enhancements for newly-hired regional truckload and flatbed drivers.

Topics: Associates
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March 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Mar 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Associates Combine To Give 5,000+ Hours Of Community Service

By Averitt Express on Feb 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express associates combined to give more than 5,000 hours of community service over the course of 2020 as part of its Team Up Community Challenge. Overall, they served 5,342 hours, with 76 facilities across Averitt’s system helping 118 organizations for efforts including clothing, food and toy drives, disaster relief, mask sewing and donations, litter cleanups and blood donations.

Topics: Contributions Associates Culture
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February 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Feb 3, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Employees Match Largest-Ever Donation Of $1,000,001 To St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Averitt Express on Feb 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Matching a record for its largest-ever contribution, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express once again raised $1,000,001 in 2020 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Topics: Contributions Associates Culture
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Shippers Rank Averitt As “Most Recommended LTL Provider” In The Nation

By Averitt Express on Jan 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry, recently honored Averitt Express for service quality.

Topics: Awards Trucking
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Averitt Releases 2021 “State of the North American Supply Chain” Survey Results

By Averitt Express on Jan 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has released the results from its sixth annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. Nearly 1,800 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2020.

Topics: International Supply Chain Trucking
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January 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jan 5, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Honored With 2020 Green Supply Chain Award

By Averitt Express on Dec 21, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Supply Demand Chain Executive, an industry trade publication, has selected Averitt as a recipient of the SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2020.

Topics: Environment
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Averitt Named 2020 Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation

By Averitt Express on Dec 14, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has been recognized as one of Redefining the Road’s 2020 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation. Redefining the Road, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), annually highlights companies that are focused on employing women in the trucking industry.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Named St. Jude Employee Giving Partner of the Year

By Averitt Express on Dec 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express was recognized as the 2020 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Employee Giving Partner of the Year as part of the ALSAC/St. Jude Volunteer Awards, which honors corporate partners, individual volunteers and donors from across the country who generously support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.

Topics: Associates
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Dallas-area Averitt Associates donate more than 7,500 pounds of food to charity

By Averitt Express on Dec 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Truck drivers and other associates at Averitt Express’ Dallas service center recently used some friendly competition to donate more than 7,500 pounds of food to charity.

Topics: Associates
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December 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Dec 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Retailer PVH Corp. Honors Averitt with Leaders in Service Award

By Averitt Express on Nov 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been honored by American clothing company PVH Corp. (PVH) with its 2019 Leaders in Service award. Known for its long line of major clothing brands such as Van Heusen, Tommy Hilfiger, and Calvin Klein, PVH selected Averitt as a recipient of this year’s award as a result of the transportation and logistics provider’s ability to meet and exceed operational goals, including on-time performance.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Expands North America Services With Laredo Distribution Center

By Averitt Express on Nov 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. —Averitt Express has expanded its facility in Laredo, TX with the addition of 35,000-sq.-ft of distribution and fulfillment space. The expansion increases the company’s ability to provide a wider array of supply chain services to customers that move freight through the continent’s busiest trade port with Mexico.

Topics: Distribution Industry News Mexico
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Bolton Named Tennessee Trucking Association’s Safety Professional of the Year

By Averitt Express on Nov 17, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express safety manager Jason Bolton was recently named as the Tennessee Trucking Association’s Hugh Galbreath Safety Professional of the Year.

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt recognized as 2021 Military Friendly Company

By Averitt Express on Nov 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a result of its continuing commitment to military veterans, Averitt Express was recently designated a 2021 Military Friendly Company.

Topics: Awards Veterans Associates Recruiting
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November 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Nov 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Celebrating 30 Years Of Making A Difference With St. Jude

By Averitt Express on Oct 19, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Photo taken in January 2020.

For 30 years, Averitt Cares for Kids, a non-profit charitable giving organization funded by and on behalf of Averitt associates, has made annual contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, totaling more than $8 million.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Named To 2020 Top 100 Truckers List

By Averitt Express on Oct 13, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been named to Inbound Logistics’ annual Top 100 Truckers list.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Opens New Location To Better Serve Greater Greensboro, NC Area

By Averitt Express on Oct 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new service center that expands its ability to service Greensboro and the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. Located less than 18 miles from downtown Greensboro, the new facility features a 46,000-sq.-ft dock and 102 truck doors to handle the flow and distribution of freight in and out of the region.

Topics: Industry News
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October 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Oct 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Celebrates Driver Appreciation Week With New Truck Assignments, Giveaways And More

By Averitt Express on Sep 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As part of continuing efforts to show appreciation for its entire team, Averitt Express will celebrate Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 13-19) with numerous events throughout its network.

Topics: Associates
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National Driver Appreciation Week 2020

By Averitt Express on Sep 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM

In these extraordinary times, our professional drivers have worked tirelessly throughout the year to keep the national supply chain moving.

Topics: Associates
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September 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Sep 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt’s Midyear Survey Illustrates Shipping Challenges Amid Pandemic

By Averitt Express on Aug 31, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In July, Averitt Express surveyed more than 800 shippers across the country to gauge their supply chain experiences and challenges throughout the first half of the year. The purpose of the survey was to gain a clearer understanding of how the COVID-19 pandemic had impacted shippers in various areas of their supply chain operations.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain
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Averitt Recognized For Food Industry Service & Sustainability

By Averitt Express on Aug 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Food Logistics, an industry trade publication, has named Averitt to its 2020 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers, and 2020 Top Green Providers lists.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Technology Voted #1 By Shippers In Leading Satisfaction Study

By Averitt Express on Aug 17, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Readers of Logistics Management magazine have recognized Averitt Express as a top transportation and logistics services provider in the publication’s 37th Annual Quest for Quality Awards.

Topics: Awards
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Shippers Recognize Averitt As A Great Supply Chain Partner

By Averitt Express on Aug 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Readers of SupplyChainBrain have named Averitt to the transportation and logistics industry publication’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list. 

Topics: Awards
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August 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Aug 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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July 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jul 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Named FreightCenter’s 2019 Regional Carrier of the Year

By Averitt Express on Jul 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — FreightCenter, a third-party logistics service provider based in Palm Harbor, FL, announced Averitt Express, Inc. as the 2019 Regional Carrier of the Year.  Averitt was selected from a long list of exceptional carriers and received this award because of their focus on the customer, their professionalism, their team approach and their remarkable commitment to ensuring shipping success.

Topics: Awards LTL
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June 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jun 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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nVent Honors Averitt with 2019 Carrier of the Year Award

By Averitt Express on May 18, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has received the 2019 Carrier of the Year Award from nVent Electric plc. The electrical connection and protection manufacturer honored Averitt with the award for consistently exceeding expectations to deliver the company’s products to its customers.

Topics: Awards LTL
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Averitt Named 2019 LTL Carrier of The Year by LG Electronics

By Averitt Express on May 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been honored by LG Electronics with its 2019 LTL Carrier of the Year Award. The multinational electronics and appliances manufacturer recognized Averitt for excelling in several key operational performance areas, including:

Topics: Awards LTL
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May 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on May 5, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Receives Two Alliance Awards for Innovative Collaborations

By Averitt Express on Apr 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been honored with two Alliance Awards for results-driven supply chain collaborations. This marks the sixth year that Averitt has been selected as an Alliance Award winner.

Topics: Awards

On The Frontlines of COVID-19: Truck Drivers On The Road

By Averitt Express on Apr 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Watch the video below to hear Averitt drivers share their experiences on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic and words of encouragement.

Topics: covid-19
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Averitt Opens New 250,000 Sq. Ft International Distribution Center In Houston

By Averitt Express on Apr 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new international distribution center to service the Port of Houston. Located less than five miles from the Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals, the facility features 250,000 sq. ft of enclosed space to handle the flow and distribution of cargo.

Topics: International Supply Chain
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Averitt Provides Masks to More Than 5,000 Drivers & Frontline Associates

By Averitt Express on Apr 14, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has begun distributing protective face masks to more than 5,000 of its associates. Drivers, dock workers and other frontline associates that handle freight will be provided multiple masks to assist in reducing the potential to contract or spread the novel coronavirus.

Topics: Supply Chain Freight Handling

Message From Averitt President And COO

By Averitt Express on Apr 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Our President and COO, Wayne Spain, shares his thoughts on how we're positioned to come out on the other side of this health crisis strong, resilient and focused on the future, all thanks to our associates.
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Customer Shipping & Operational Planning

By Averitt Express on Mar 31, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Customer Shipping & Operational Planning

Valued Customer,

To assist us in serving you to the best of our ability during these turbulent times, we ask that you please fill out the short form below so that we may plan our resources to meet your service expectations.

 

Thank You Averitt Associates For Your Essential Work

By Averitt Express on Mar 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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Our Team is Here For You

By Averitt Express on Mar 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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Averitt’s Smart Crate Fuses Reusability With Technology

By Averitt Express on Mar 12, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has unveiled a new modular crate system called Smart Crate. Designed to reduce damages in transit, Smart Crate uses state-of-the-art sensor and communications technologies to also provide real-time location tracking and condition monitoring.

Topics: Supply Chain Freight Handling
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Shippers Rank Averitt Top Regional LTL Carrier in Industry Survey

By Averitt Express on Feb 25, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Transportation and logistics solutions provider also takes high honors nationally

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the LTL industry, recently honored Averitt Express in three categories of service quality.

Results from the 15th annual LTL Carrier Customer Value/Loyalty Benchmarking Survey ranked Averitt as the top inter-regional LTL carrier and third nationwide carrier in terms of overall quality. Additionally, Averitt placed second in the survey’s “Most Likely to Recommend” category.

Topics: Awards LTL
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Averitt Launches Transportation Management System for LTL Shippers

By Averitt Express on Feb 19, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has unveiled a transportation management system (TMS) called Averitt Connect. The transportation and logistics services provider partnered with MyCarrierTMS to provide customers access to a centralized platform to manage all aspects of LTL shipping at no charge.

Topics: Supply Chain Technology LTL
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Averitt associates combine to give 6,000+ hours of community service

By Averitt Express on Feb 18, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Over the course of 2019, Averitt Express associates combined to give more than 6,000 hours of community service as part of its Team Up Community Challenge. Overall, they served 6,161 hours, with 94 facilities across Averitt’s system helping 210 organizations for efforts including clothing, food and toy drives, disaster relief, litter cleanups and blood donations.

Topics: Contributions Culture
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February 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Feb 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Releases 2020 “State Of The North American Supply Chain” Survey Results

By Averitt Express on Jan 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has released the results from its fifth annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. More than 1,800 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2019.

Topics: Supply Chain Trucking
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Averitt Express employees donate $1,000,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Averitt Express on Jan 16, 2020 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Setting yet another record for its largest-ever donation, truck drivers and other associates of Averitt Express raised $1,000,001 in 2019 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Topics: Associates Averitt Cares for Kids
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December 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jan 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Opens Distribution Center in Atlanta to Serve Southeast Transportation Hub

By Averitt Express on Jan 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Atlanta, GA. Located just minutes from downtown and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the facility encompasses nearly 140,000 square feet of enclosed space to receive, manage, and distribute freight and inventory.

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November 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Dec 3, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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October 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Nov 5, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt receives LTL and TL Fleet Safety Awards from Tennessee Trucking Association

By Averitt Express on Oct 28, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Averitt has been awarded the First Place LTL Fleet Safety Award from the Tennessee Trucking Association (TTA). Presented at the TTA 89th Annual Convention, Averitt was also honored with the Third Place Truckload Fleet Safety Award.

Topics: Awards Safety
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Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2019

By Averitt Express on Sep 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Topics: Drivers
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August 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Sep 3, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

By Averitt Express on Aug 28, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a result of its continuing commitment to military veterans, Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company.

Topics: Awards Veterans Associates Recruiting
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Averitt Ranks High in Four Categories In Leading Shipper Satisfaction Study

By Averitt Express on Aug 22, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Readers of Logistics Management magazine have recognized Averitt Express as a top transportation and logistics services provider in the publication’s 36th Annual Quest for Quality Awards.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt receives Eastman Chemical Company’s ‘Excellence Award’ for transportation

By Averitt Express on Aug 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Eastman Chemical Company, a global manufacturer of chemicals, fibers and plastics materials, has selected Averitt Express as a recipient of its 2019 Excellence Award for transportation services.

Topics: Awards
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July 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Aug 2, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers

By Averitt Express on Aug 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express was recently named to Forbes magazine’s prestigious list of 2019 America’s Best Large Employers.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Surpasses Goal to Hire 1,200 Veterans by 2020

By Averitt Express on Jul 24, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Company meets goal four months early

July 19, 2019 (Cookeville, Tenn.) – Averitt Express recently celebrated a major achievement in its ongoing efforts to support military veterans transitioning to civilian careers. After making the pledge in 2016 to hire an additional 1,200 veterans by 2020, the company officially completed its 1,200th veteran hire on July 9, accomplishing its intended goal with over five months to spare.

Topics: Veterans Careers
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June 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jul 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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May 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Jun 6, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Opens New Distribution Center In Savannah To Support Nation’s Fastest-Growing Port

By Averitt Express on May 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new international distribution center to help support the growing amount of cargo moving through the Port of Savannah. Located less than 15 miles from the port, the new location features 44 dock doors and more than 80,000 square feet of enclosed warehousing and distribution space.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain
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April 2019 AVERITT ASSOCIATE SERVICE & SAFETY MILESTONES

By Averitt Express on May 6, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates Safety
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Averitt Strengthens Existing E-Commerce Offerings with Final Mile Network and White Glove Services

By Averitt Express on Apr 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Tackling the growing demand for final mile logistics services, Averitt has expanded its residential delivery services  network. The service enhancement is seen as a key step by the company to offer a complete supply chain solution to retail and e-commerce shippers.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain
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Averitt Opens New Distribution and Fulfillment Center To Serve Austin market

By Averitt Express on Apr 12, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new service center near Austin, TX. Located in the nearby city of Round Rock, the facility encompasses more than 75,000 sq. ft on 12.98 acres of land.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain
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Averitt Honors Cookeville Associates for Safety Milestone

By Averitt Express on Mar 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Topics: Awards Associates Safety
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February 2019 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Mar 5, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates
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Averitt associates combine to give more than 4,100 hours of community service

By Averitt Express on Feb 20, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn – Averitt Express associates recently combined to provide more than 4,100 hours of community service as part of its annual 40 for 40 Community Challenge. From Oct. 1 through Dec. 31 of 2018, they served 4,166 hours, with 87 facilities across Averitt’s system giving to various efforts including clothing, food and toy drives, and blood donations.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt scores high for quality service by shippers in Mastio & Company survey

By Averitt Express on Feb 6, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn – Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the LTL industry, recently honored Averitt Express in three categories of service quality.

Mastio & Company interviewed more than 1,700 major shippers to identify carriers that excel in meeting their customers’ needs for its 14th annual LTL Carrier Customer Value/Loyalty Benchmarking Study. The interviews allowed shippers to gauge carriers on a number of attributes, including quality of performance, pricing and customer service.

Topics: Awards
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January 2019 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Feb 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates
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Averitt releases 2019 “State of The North American Supply Chain” survey results

By Averitt Express on Jan 31, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has released the results from its fourth annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. More than 2,300 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2018.

Topics: Supply Chain
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Averitt employees donate $750,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Averitt Express on Jan 24, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Setting another record for its largest-ever donation, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $750,001 in 2018 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Topics: Culture
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Averitt launches distribution and order fulfillment service with new Nashville facility

By Averitt Express on Jan 6, 2019 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has expanded its supply chain service offerings with the introduction of Averitt Distribution and Fulfillment. The new service provides customers with end-to-end logistics, and inventory warehousing and management solutions.

Topics: Distribution Supply Chain Retail Warehouse Management System E-Commerce
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November 2018 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Dec 3, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Named Top Workplace for Women In Transportation

By Averitt Express on Nov 7, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been named a "Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation" by the Women In Trucking  (WIT) Association. The honor recognizes companies in the transportation and logistics industry that embody a corporate culture that is supportive of gender diversity. 

Topics: Awards Recruiting Drivers
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October 2018 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Nov 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Recognized As Great Supply Chain Partner of 2018

By Averitt Express on Oct 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — SupplyChainBrain, an online publication of supply chain news and information, has recognized Averitt in its 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2018 list.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Express Launches New OJT Diesel Mechanic Program for Veterans And Family

By Averitt Express on Oct 23, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express, a Tennessee-based transportation company, has always supported military veterans as they transition to civilian careers and now, the company is excited to announce its new on-the-job training (OJT) diesel mechanic program for veterans and family members with Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. This OJT program is part of Averitt’s commitment to hiring 1,200 additional veterans by 2020, adding to the hundreds of  veterans the company currently employs.

Topics: Recruiting
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TDEC And TDOT Recognize Averitt Express With Sustainable Transportation Award

By Averitt Express on Sep 26, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), named Averitt Express as a winner of its 2018 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards.

Topics: Environment Awards
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Averitt Makes InBound Logistics' 2018 Top 100 Trucker List

By Averitt Express on Sep 25, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — InBound Logistics, a leading transportation industry publication, has recognized Averitt Express as a Top 100 Trucker for 2018.

Topics: Awards
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August 2018 Averitt Associate service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt Express on Aug 31, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

 

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Recognized For Quality Service By Shippers For 20th Consecutive Year

By Averitt Express on Aug 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Readers of Logistics Management magazine have recognized Averitt Express as a top transportation provider in the publication’s Quest for Quality Awards.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Enhances Mileage Rate For Regional Drivers

By Averitt Express on Jun 7, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Averitt Express recently announced pay enhancements for newly hired regional truckload drivers.

Experienced over-the-road driving associates will now start at 46 cents per mile. For drivers with less than six months of experience, this rate will begin after they complete one of Averitt’s training programs.

Topics: Drivers
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Honoring Veterans And The Fallen With The Wall That Heals

By Averitt Express on Jun 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Our commitment to veterans is one of the reasons we’re proud to be a sponsor of “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling 375-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall. The wall honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who lost their lives there.

Topics: Veterans
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Averitt Looks to the Future, Promotes Two to Executive Team

By Averitt Express on May 8, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently promoted two associates to its executive team: Johnny Fields has been appointed to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Barry Blakely has been named as vice president of operations.

Topics: Associates
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The Power of One: Behind the Scenes of Averitt’s Corporate Office [video]

By Averitt Express on Mar 13, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Averitt? Watch the video below to take a quick tour of our corporate campus in Cookeville, TN and learn what drives us to help our customers succeed every day!

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Averitt Express ASSOCIATES donate $550,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Averitt Express on Mar 8, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Setting a record for its largest-ever donation, associates of Averitt Express raised $550,001 in 2017 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Topics: Contributions Associates
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Averitt Express Awarded Two SMC3 Alliance Awards For Collaborations

By Averitt Express on Feb 5, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (Feb. 5, 2018) – Averitt Express has been named a winner of two Alliance Awards for results-driven supply chain collaborations with shippers. This marks the fifth year that Averitt has been selected as an Alliance Award winner.

Topics: Distribution less-than-truckload Awards Cold Chain
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Averitt Releases 2018 "State of The North American Supply Chain" survey Results

By Averitt Express on Jan 22, 2018 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (Jan. 19, 2018) – Averitt Express has released the results from its third annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. More than 1,600 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2017.

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Customers Choose Averitt As Top Carrier In National Customer Satisfaction Poll

By Averitt Express on Sep 29, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Award marks 19th consecutive year of recognition for transportation provider
 
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. —  Averitt Express has been recognized by the readers of Logistics Management magazine as a top transportation provider in the publication’s Quest for Quality Awards.
Topics: Awards
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Averitt Express Certified As On-The-Job Training Employer For Military Veterans

By Averitt Express on Sep 14, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Last year, Averitt Express committed to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020. To assist in that effort, Averitt is now offering an On-The-Job Training (OJT) program that is approved for veterans benefits.

Topics: Veterans Recruiting Drivers
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Averitt Introduces Full LTL Coverage In Illinois And Expands Service In Wisconsin

By Averitt Express on Sep 12, 2017 12:00:00 AM

 
 
 
 
 
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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has expanded its direct less-than-truckload network to provide full state coverage of Illinois and additional points in Wisconsin.

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Averitt Associates Contribute $100,000 to American Red Cross Flood Relief Efforts

By Averitt Express on Aug 29, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Donation made through company's "Averitt Cares for Kids" charities program

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In the wake of the damage created by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and other areas, the associates of Averitt Express recently made a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund. 

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Hurricane Harvey: Impact On Texas Service And How You Can Help Out

By Averitt Express on Aug 28, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston, TX Weather Service Update

Hurricane Harvey's impact in the Southeast Texas area has been severe. As residents and businesses work to minimize the impact of flooding and repair damages, Averitt is doing all we can to support recovery.

As a result of the impact of Harvey, Averitt will not be conducting standard pickup and delivery service in the Houston area for several days. 

Topics: Service
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Averitt simplifies full load and specialized service transportation with multimodal capabilities

By Averitt Express on Jul 7, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In an effort to improve its ability to service the full load and customized transportation needs of shippers throughout North America, Averitt recently enhanced its multimodal offering.

Topics: Service
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Dollar General honors Averitt Express as its LTL Carrier of the Year

By Averitt Express on Jun 20, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — For the second consecutive year, Averitt Express has been honored by Dollar General as its LTL Carrier of the Year.

The retailer’s award was based on several criteria, including on-time service and providing innovative solutions to the supply chain.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Named Walmart’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year For Fifth Time In Six Years

By Averitt Express on May 9, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Walmart has named Averitt Express as its 2016 LTL Regional Carrier of the Year. This marks the fifth time in six years that Averitt has earned the retailer’s service award.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt honored as BASF Transportation Carrier of the Year for Innovation

By Averitt Express on Apr 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer, recently honored Averitt Express as a Transportation Carrier of the Year for Innovation.

Topics: Awards
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Update on Atlanta-Area road Closures

By Averitt Express on Mar 31, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Atlanta-area road closures due to a collapse of parts of I-85 on March 30 are requiring a re-thinking of delivery schedules in and around the Atlanta area.

Topics: Georgia Road Closures Atlanta
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Averitt Named Cenveo’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year

By Averitt Express on Mar 14, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — For the second time in three years, Averitt Express has been named as Cenveo’s Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. Cenveo, a leader in the management and distribution of customized print and related offerings, is based in Stamford, Conn., and operates a label printing facility in Jefferson City, Tenn.

Topics: Awards

Averitt Named ChemTreat’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year

By Averitt Express on Mar 7, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — ChemTreat, one of the largest and fastest-growing industrial water treatment companies in the world, has named Averitt Express as its Regional LTL Carrier of the Year for 2016.

The honor was determined by several criteria, including on-time service, safety, day-to-day interactions with ChemTreat’s facilities, and much more.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Stands Ready To Help Suppliers Meet Changing Retail Compliance Demands

By Averitt Express on Mar 2, 2017 12:00:00 AM

In its continued effort to help retail suppliers meet growing industry demands, Averitt has enhanced its award-winning retail compliance solutions to provide suppliers with a simple, single due date delivery service to retail distribution centers.

Topics: Retail
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Averitt promotes McDaniel to regional vice president of sales

By Averitt Express on Mar 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently promoted Keith McDaniel to regional vice president of sales.

As part of his new role, McDaniel will oversee Averitt’s sales team in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Express employees donate $500,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Averitt Express on Feb 22, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Matching their largest-ever donation for the second-consecutive year, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $500,000 in 2016 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The donation was made possible by weekly contributions from Averitt employees as part of its charitable employee-giving program, Averitt Cares for Kids. More than 86 percent of Averitt employees are members of the program, giving $1 per week to help St. Jude and other charitable causes.

Topics: Contributions
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Averitt promotes Mason to regional vice president of operations for NC and SC

By Averitt Express on Feb 10, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently promoted Fort Mill, S.C. resident Larry Mason to regional vice president of operations.

As part of his new role, Mason will oversee operations in North Carolina and South Carolina for the transportation company.

“Larry brings a wealth of experience from across the industry to the table,” said Richard King, Averitt’s vice president of operations. “That experience, combined with his versatility and drive, make him the perfect fit to help us move forward in our North Carolina and South Carolina region.”

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Express associates team up to give more than 4,000 hours of community service

By Averitt Express on Feb 10, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates recently teamed up to provide more than 4,000 hours of community service as part of its annual 40 for 40 Community Challenge.

During the event – which began five years ago to commemorate Averitt’s 40th anniversary – each facility across its network is encouraged to donate 40 hours of service to various charitable causes from October 1 through December 31. In 2016, Averitt associates set a company record by serving 4,002 hours, with 66 facilities giving to numerous efforts such as clothing, food and toy drives, blood donations and more.

Topics: Contributions
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Averitt announces expansion to Maryland and West Virginia

By Averitt Express on Feb 8, 2017 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Because of its growth of service to and out of the northeast, Averitt Express recently announced it has added new locations in Hagerstown, Md., and Saint Albans, W.V.

The new locations will provide flexibility for Averitt by allowing it to place more trucks in Maryland and West Virginia, which will help meet increasing demand for truckload services in both areas.

Topics: Recruiting
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Averitt Express awarded SMC3 Alliance Award for work with PITT OHIO and SalonCentric

By Averitt Express on Jan 25, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Topics: Awards
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Averitt awarded Flag of Freedom honor for commitment to hiring veterans

By Averitt Express on Jan 12, 2017 12:00:00 AM

ST. LOUIS, MO. – The Missouri Division of Workplace Development recently recognized Averitt Express for its commitment to hiring military veterans, presenting Averitt with the Flag of Freedom honor as part of its Show-Me Heroes program.

More than 20 percent of Averitt’s current associates have served in the U.S. military. Additionally, Averitt has pledged to add 1,200 more veterans to its team by 2020.

Topics: Awards Associates Recruiting
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Averitt Releases 2017 “State of The North American Supply Chain” Survey Results

By Averitt Express on Jan 9, 2017 12:00:00 AM

More than 2,000 shippers provide insight to 2016 challenges and 2017 strategies

Topics: Supply Chain
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Averitt Named As Most Recommended LTL Provider By Shippers In Mastio Study

By Averitt Express on Dec 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the LTL industry, recently honored Averitt Express as its 2016 overall Mastio Net Promoter Score Award winner, as well as its Inter-Regional Carrier Award winner.

Mastio & Company interviewed more than 2,000 major shippers to identify carriers that excel in meeting their customers’ needs for its 12th annual LTL Carrier Customer Value/Loyalty Benchmarking Study. The interviews allowed customers to gauge carriers on a number of attributes, including quality of performance, pricing and customer service.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Contributes $10,000 To Red Cross For East Tennessee Relief Effort

By Averitt Express on Dec 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the recent wildfires and tornadoes in East Tennessee, Averitt Express associates have contributed $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help the relief efforts in that area.

Topics: Contributions
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Averitt Announces Enhanced Tuition Reimbursement Package

By Averitt Express on Nov 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (November 18, 2016) – As part of its continuing efforts to support up-and-coming professional drivers, Averitt Express recently enhanced its tuition reimbursement package for those who choose to begin their career with Averitt.

Topics: Associates Careers
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Averitt Earns Recognition from Tennessee Trucking Association

By Averitt Express on Nov 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (November 16, 2016) – The Tennessee Trucking Association has awarded Averitt Express with the 2016 Clean Diesel Award and the 2016 Fleet Safety Award.

The Clean Diesel Award recognizes organizations that take action to improve air quality through clean diesel actions. Averitt has been recognized for its ability to reduce air pollution through fuel efficiency efforts and carbon emissions reduction. This is Averitt’s third consecutive year winning this award.

Topics: Environment Awards Safety
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Averitt Associates Contribute $25,000 To American Red Cross Flood Relief Efforts

By Averitt Express on Aug 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) — In the wake of recent flood disaster in Louisiana, the associates of Averitt Express recently made a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund.

The Red Cross is currently using the funds to provide food and shelter to thousands who have been affected by the floods, many of whom have lost their homes and possessions due to the weather-related disasters.

Topics: Contributions
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Averitt Express Launches Hanjin Shipment Rescue Service

By Averitt Express on Aug 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) — In an effort to help the thousands of shippers across the U.S. that have been affected by recent events surrounding Hanjin Shipping, Averitt Express has launched a nationwide shipment rescue service.

Topics: International PortSide
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Averitt Express Earns Trio Of Awards In National Customer Satisfaction Survey

By Averitt Express on Aug 9, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 9, 2016) — For the 18th consecutive year, Averitt Express has been recognized by the readers of Logistics Management magazine as a top transportation solutions provider in the publication’s Quest for Quality Awards.

In a poll of close to 5,000 shippers, Averitt was honored in three categories - South/South Central Regional LTL, Expedited and Truckload Dry Freight. The awards continue an impressive trend for Averitt, as no carrier in the South has earned more Quest for Quality awards since the program began in 1984.

Topics: less-than-truckload Awards Truckload Expedited
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Averitt Express Pledges To Hire 1,200 Veterans By 2020

By Averitt Express on Jul 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (July 14, 2016) — As part of its ongoing commitment to hiring military veterans, Averitt Express recently pledged to add 1,200 veterans to its driving force by 2020.

“Hiring military veterans makes perfect sense for several reasons,” says Averitt recruiting manager Ken Chrisman. “First, they know what it means to work together and value others. They’re also dedicated to the work they do and they are committed to outstanding service, which makes them a great fit for our unique culture. Our pledge to hire 1,200 veterans by 2020 is a win-win for everyone.”

Topics: Veterans Associates
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Averitt Express Earns Award From Transportation Marketing And Sales Association

By Averitt Express on Jun 21, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 21, 2016) — Averitt Express was recently honored by the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association, as it was the recipient of a Compass Award for its “The Power of One” marketing campaign.

The Compass Awards program is in its 64th year, and recognizes marketing and sales best practices by transportation and logistics companies that demonstrate effective execution and measurable business results.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Associate Wins $5,000 As Part Of Innovative Driver Referral Program

By Averitt Express on Jun 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 14, 2016) — In its effort to recruit and retain highly skilled professional drivers, Averitt Express recently gave away a $5,000 cash prize to an associate as part of its Referral Rewards Cash In 2016 program.

Shreveport, La. driver Brad Rogers was the winner of the $5,000 reward, part of a program that includes three rounds of vacation packages and cash prize drawings before culminating in a year-end prize of $10,000 for two associates.

Topics: Associates
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Inbound Logistics Names Averitt Express 'Green 75 Supply Chain Partner'

By Averitt Express on Jun 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 14, 2016) — For the seventh consecutive year, Averitt Express has been honored by Inbound Logistics magazine as a “Green 75 Supply Chain Partner.”

In its group of winners - also known as “G75” partners - Inbound Logistics focuses on showcasing companies that demonstrate green best practices in their supply chain, logistics and transportation operations. The criteria for the honor include: measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement, and industry recognition.

Topics: Environment Awards
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Averitt Named Dollar General Ltl Carrier Of The Year

By Averitt Express on Jun 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 13, 2016) — Averitt Express was recently honored by Dollar General, as the retailer named Averitt as its LTL Carrier of the Year.

Averitt was recognized by Dollar General on several criteria, including overall value and on-time service, which was nearly 99 percent in 2015.

Topics: Awards
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200-Plus Participate In Averitt 5k And 1-Mile Walk

By Averitt Express on Jun 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 11, 2016) — A little more than 200 Averitt associates and family members took advantage of sunny skies to participate in the 9th annual Averitt 5K and 1-Mile Walk at Averitt’s corporate offices on Neal Street. In addition to competitors claiming several door prizes, the winners of each age division were also recognized with medals.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Expands Import Solutions From China With Weekly Lcl Services To Memphis And Charleston

By Averitt Express on May 26, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 26, 2016) — Averitt Express has recently strengthened its ability to provide customers with less than container load (LCL) service from China with two new weekly departures.

Expanding on the company’s Asia-Memphis Express, which utilizes a unique combination of ocean and rail service to cut processing times by as much as 10 days, Averitt has introduced weekly LCL departures from the Port of Yantian in the Guangdong Province.

Topics: International
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Asia-Memphis Express Expands With Improved Service From South China

By Averitt Express on May 24, 2016 12:00:00 AM

An innovative combination of ocean service and inland transportation that cuts transit times by up to 10 days, the Asia-Memphis Express has set the bar of excellence for LCL service from Asia to the Southeast for several years.

Now, we are proud to announce that we have expanded this cost-efficient service to provide customers with greater access from South China and Guangdong Province with weekly departures from the Port of Yantian.

Topics: International Service Importing Asia-Memphis Express
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Bb&T Legge Insurance Services, Inc., Presents Averitt Express Transportation Excellence Award For 2015

By Averitt Express on May 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2016) — BB&T Insurance Services, Inc. recently recognized the exceptional Occupational Safety Program at Averitt Express. This award is designed to recognize the prevention of client workplace injuries and illnesses and is based on overall safety performance and implementation of effective safety policies and procedures.

Topics: Awards Safety
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Averitt Express Earns Nasstrac Carrier Of The Year Honor

By Averitt Express on May 12, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 12, 2016) — Averitt Express was recently honored by the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC), as it was named the organization’s Carrier of the Year for the Southeast Regional LTL Category.

Through its Carrier of the Year Awards Program, NASSTRAC recognizes carriers that demonstrate excellence in transportation, and helps shippers to identify the best carriers in performance and value.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Express Employees Match Largest Contribution To St. Jude Children's Research Hospital With $500,000 Donation

By Averitt Express on Mar 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2016) — Truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $500,000 in 2015 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during a formal event held at the hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Topics: Contributions
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Averitt Express Strengthens Presence In China With Location, Representatives In Guangzhou

By Averitt Express on Mar 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (March 15, 2016) — Averitt Express has recently strengthened its presence in China, opening a location and placing representatives in Guangzhou to build customer relationships and ensure outstanding service in the world’s largest ocean market.

The location, strategically located within the office of Averitt partner China International Freight, gives Averitt the opportunity to expand its international business, providing customers with representation on both sides of the Pacific.

Topics: International
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Averitt Express Wins Overall Mastio Quality Award

By Averitt Express on Mar 7, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2016) — Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the LTL industry, recently honored Averitt Express as its 2015 overall Mastio Quality Award winner, as well as its Inter-Regional Carrier Award winner.

Topics: Awards
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TRNET Statement Regarding Landair Express

By Averitt Express on Jan 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (January 13, 2016) —The Reliance Network will no longer include LandAir Express of New England. The TRNet carriers have worked proactively to recover and deliver all shipments that were destined for LandAir’s network in NY and New England.

Serving and protecting relationships with our customers has always been our first priority. TRNet will continue to provide service to customers throughout North America.

Topics: TRNET

Averitt's Spain Named President

By Averitt Express on Dec 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (December 17, 2015) — Averitt Express has announced Wayne Spain has been named as president, in addition to his existing title of chief operating officer (COO).

“I felt that it was time for Wayne to assume a title that is consistent with the role he has been serving for Averitt for some time,” said Gary Sasser, Averitt’s owner and chief executive officer (CEO).

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Associates Give Thanks Through Contributions to St Jude

By Averitt Express on Nov 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM


This holiday season, we are thankful to our customers for allowing us to serve you. After all, because of you “Averitt Cares for Kids” has been able to give more than $7.4 million since 1986 to organizations like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Topics: Thanksgiving St Jude
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Averitt Promotes Leeson To Vice President

By Averitt Express on Aug 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 19, 2015) — Averitt Express recently promoted Elise Leeson to vice president of human resources.

As part of her role, Leeson will continue to work hand-in-hand with various Averitt teams to boost recruitment and retention efforts, while also overseeing benefits administration and working to ensure compliance of Averitt policies and procedures.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Promotes Wey To Director Of Weight And Inspection

By Averitt Express on Aug 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 19, 2015) — Rick Wey, a 21-year associate at Averitt Express and Brentwood resident, was recently promoted to director of weight and inspection for the global logistics and transportation provider.

As part of his new role, Wey will work closely with each of Averitt’s service centers to ensure that freight is being categorized at the correct weight and classification.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Invests In Associates With Pay Increase For Veteran Truckload Drivers

By Averitt Express on Jul 9, 2015 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (July 9, 2015) — In a show of its commitment to invest in its associates, Averitt Express has announced an increase to mileage pay for its veteran truckload drivers, as well as numerous enhancements in accessorial pay for all regional drivers.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt Wins Fourth-Straight Walmart Carrier Of The Year Award

By Averitt Express on May 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 26, 2015) — Walmart has named Averitt Express as its 2014 LTL Regional Carrier of the Year. This marks the fourth-straight year that Averitt has earned the retailer’s service award.

“Averitt Express has consistently provided Walmart with exceptional service, maintained excellent safety standards, and is a foremost leader in the transportation industry,” said Kevin X. Jones, vice president of inbound transportation for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. “Partnering with companies like Averitt Express is essential to accomplishing and exceeding our important goals.”

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Express Employee Contributions To Children's Charities Top $7 Million

By Averitt Express on Feb 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (February 19, 2014) — Through weekly contributions, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised a total of $450,000 in 2014 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Since 1986, Averitt Cares for Kids, the company’s charitable employee-giving program, has contributed nearly $7.5 million to children-related charities, including the Shriners Burn Institute and Ronald McDonald House.

Topics: Contributions
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Averitt And Virco Take Industry Award For Supply Chain Collaboration

By Averitt Express on Jan 28, 2015 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (January 28, 2014) — For the third year in a row, Averitt Express has been honored with an Alliance Award for working closely with its customers to develop results-driven logistics processes. Transportation publication World Trade 100 and SMC3, an industry trade association, recognized Averitt, PITT OHIO, Land Air Express of New England, The Reliance Network (TRNet), and Virco for their collective efforts in devising cost-saving supply chain solutions.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Earns Six Nods In National Customer Satisfaction Survey

By Averitt Express on Aug 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (August 18, 2014) — Scoring high in six categories - more than any other company - Averitt Express was recognized by readers of Logistics Management magazine as a leading transportation solutions provider for the 29th time in the publication’s Quest for Quality Awards.

Responses to the survey showed that shippers ranked Averitt high in the categories of South/South Central Regional LTL, Truckload Dry Freight, Expedited, Value-Added Warehousing and Distribution, and Transportation Management. Since the program began in 1984, no other carrier in the South has earned more Quest for Quality Awards than Averitt.

Topics: Awards