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Averitt Celebrates 20 Years of a Sustainable Partnership with SmartWay

By Averitt on Apr 22, 2024 7:00:00 AM

Averitt, a leading transportation and logistics company, commemorates two decades of commitment as a founding member of the SmartWay® program. Since joining the program, Averitt has demonstrated dedication to sustainability and environmental responsibility, advancing supply chain efficiency and reducing carbon footprints. 

Established in 2004, the SmartWay® program, an initiative pioneered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), serves as a model of cooperation between public and private entities to promote sustainable practices within the freight transportation industry. By implementing rigorous measurement, benchmarking, and continual improvement strategies, SmartWay® empowers companies to make informed decisions that enhance fuel efficiency and reduce emissions throughout their supply chains. 

Averitt's ongoing partnership with SmartWay® underscores its proactive approach to environmental stewardship. Since joining, Averitt has: 



"Averitt is honored to celebrate 20 years of partnership with the SmartWay® program," said Gary Sasser, chief executive officer at Averitt. "Our longstanding commitment to sustainability is a core value that guides our operations and underscores our responsibility to future generations. We never stop looking for more environmentally friendly ways to do business. Because we know the choices we make today will directly affect the world we’ll leave behind tomorrow." 

To learn more about Averitt’s environmental responsibility initiative, go to Averitt.com/Sustainability

Topics: Environment sustainability
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Averitt Receives Regional LTL Carrier of the Year Award For 2023 From Mode Global

By Averitt on Apr 15, 2024 7:00:00 AM

Averitt is proud to announce that it has been awarded the LTL Carrier of the Year award for 2023 by Mode Global. This recognition underscores Averitt’s commitment to excellence, customer service, and innovation in the transportation industry. 

Topics: Awards LTL
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Averitt Named IL2000's Truckload Carrier of the Year for 2023

By Averitt on Apr 1, 2024 7:30:00 AM

Averitt, a leading transportation and logistics company, has been named the Truckload Carrier of the Year for 2023 by IL2000, a prominent third-party logistics provider. This award acknowledges Averitt's exceptional contributions to the transportation industry and its commitment to exceeding client supply chain expectations. 

Averitt vice president of corporate transportation Danny Crooks; Averitt director of Truckload operations Mike Floyd; and Averitt vice president of Truckload sales Tim Reeves.

The Carrier of the Year award represents IL2000's annual recognition of carriers that consistently perform well across a spectrum of indicators, including on-time performance, rate of growth, claims track record, and demonstrable customer service.  

“We are thankful to IL2000 for acknowledging the outstanding performance and dedication of our Truckload team,” said Mark French, 3PL director of corporate business development at Averitt. “The team’s efforts make it easy to maintain good relationships with our partners.” 

For more information about Averitt’s Truckload services, visit Averitt.com/Truckload

Topics: Awards Truckload
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Driving Sustainability: Averitt's Contribution Ignites Collaboration with Tennessee State Parks

By Averitt on Mar 25, 2024 7:00:00 AM

Averitt, a leading transportation and supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cookeville, Tennessee, has taken a significant step in fostering community ties and promoting sustainability by establishing a partnership with Tennessee State Parks. In a collaborative meeting with key representatives from Fall Creek Falls, Cummins Falls, Burgess Falls, and other local officials, Averitt committed to a donation to the state parks. 

Topics: Averitt Giving sustainability
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Averitt records best-ever annual freight handling numbers

By Averitt on Mar 18, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Last year was a record-setting one for Averitt Express, as it set a new standard for best damage-free performance in company history. According to Averitt Vice President of Operations Larry Mason, the company’s dock associates played a key role in that success.

Topics: Freight Handling
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Averitt associates make record $1,500,001 donation to St. Jude

By Averitt on Feb 29, 2024 11:37:51 AM

Truck drivers and other Averitt associates recently donated $1,500,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Topics: St Jude Averitt Cares for Kids Averitt Giving Charities
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Averitt Express Wins Powerhouse Award at Extensiv Edge’s 2023 Customer Awards

By Averitt on Feb 20, 2024 7:00:00 AM

Averitt Express, a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management, proudly announces its recognition with the Powerhouse Award at Extensiv Edge's 2023 Customer Awards. Extensiv is a software provider that has partnered with Averitt to enhance Averitt's Distribution and Fulfillment service through their WMS technology. The Powerhouse Award is bestowed upon organizations that exhibit exceptional gains in productivity, and Extensiv recognized Averitt for its strategic implementation of analytics.

Topics: Technology Awards Distribution and Fulfillment
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On Tour Logistics Takes Center Stage as Parnelli Trucking Company of the Year

By Averitt on Feb 12, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Averitt Express, a leading transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce that it has received the Trucking Company of the Year award from Parnelli for its On Tour Logistics (OTL) service. A first-time win in this category for the company, this prestigious accolade recognizes On Tour Logistics’ unwavering commitment to excellence in the production and event logistics industry.

Topics: Awards On Tour Logistics OTL
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Bolton promoted to Director of Safety & Compliance

By Averitt on Feb 6, 2024 3:02:32 PM

Averitt Express recently announced that Jason Bolton will be promoted to Director of Safety & Compliance.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt associates combine for 18,000 hours of community service

By Averitt on Feb 5, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Averitt associates across the company’s 20-state network combined for more than 18,000 hours of community service in 2023 as part of its ongoing Team Up Community Challenge.

Topics: Averitt Giving Team Up Charities
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Averitt Expands Nashville Presence with State-of-the-Art Facilities

By Averitt on Jan 30, 2024 9:34:15 AM

Averitt continues to strengthen its foothold in Nashville with the expansion and enhancement of three key facilities: the Nashville Service Center, the Nashville Distribution and Fulfillment (NDF) facility, and the On Tour Logistics (OTL) warehouse. 

Topics: Trucking facilities Nashville On Tour Logistics OTL Warehouse Distribution and Fulfillment
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Averitt Named on Forbes List of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2023

By Averitt on Jan 22, 2024 2:49:23 PM

Averitt, a leading transportation and logistics company based in Cookeville, Tenn., proudly announces its inclusion on the Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers for 2023. Averitt has received this award in both North Carolina and Tennessee. This accolade is presented by Forbes in partnership with Statista Inc., a renowned statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Releases 9th Annual Shipper Survey Results

By Averitt on Jan 16, 2024 1:40:32 PM

Averitt has released the results from its ninth annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. Over 1,400 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2023. 

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain
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Averitt Partners with Dallas Radio Station to Deliver 15,000 Christmas and Holiday Cards to Soldiers Overseas

By Averitt on Dec 19, 2023 11:14:21 AM

Averitt associates are spreading joy this holiday season by delivering more than 15,000 Christmas and Holiday cards to soldiers stationed overseas.

Topics: military Averitt Giving Team Up
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Averitt Honored with Two Awards: Schneider Logistics Recognizes Outstanding Performance

By Averitt on Dec 11, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Schneider Logistics has honored Averitt with two awards for 2023 – Customer Service Carrier of the Year and Carrier of the Year (Chicago Office).

Topics: Awards
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MoonPie and Averitt Express Team Up to Deliver More Than 60,000  “Patriotic Pies” to Soldiers at Fort Campbell

By Averitt on Dec 4, 2023 11:45:09 AM

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – November 28, 2023 – MoonPie and Averitt Express recently teamed up to deliver more than 10,000 boxes containing a total of more than 60,000 MoonPies to Fort Campbell as a way to thank soldiers for their service to our country.  

Topics: Averitt Giving Charities veterans
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Averitt Unveils Cutting-Edge Facility in Mobile, Alabama, Boosting Local Economy and Enhancing Sustainability

By Averitt on Nov 27, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Averitt, a leader in freight transportation and supply chain management, has recently opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Theodore, Alabama. This development marks a significant milestone in the company's ongoing commitment to supporting the needs of shippers in the Mobile Metropolitan Area and businesses around the globe that use the Port of Mobile as a point of international cargo distribution. State and local leadership, including the Governor of Alabama and the Mayor of Mobile, acknowledged the project's importance at the groundbreaking ceremony.

Topics: Truckload LTL facilities sustainability Warehouse Distribution and Fulfillment
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Averitt Announces the Launch of 9th Annual Shipper Survey

By Averitt on Nov 20, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Averitt, a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management solutions, announces the launch of its 9th annual State of the North American Supply Chain Survey. The survey, which has historically garnered participation from thousands of shippers across North America, closes on Dec. 14. 

Topics: Industry News
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Averitt Honored with Military Friendly Awards

By Averitt on Nov 10, 2023 10:37:16 AM

Averitt has been recognized as a 2024 Top Ten Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned organization dedicated to supporting military service members' transition to civilian life. This is the fifth time Averitt has been selected as a Military Friendly company. The Military Friendly designation is a testament to Averitt's commitment to the military community and its efforts in providing sustainable and meaningful benefits to veterans and military personnel.

Topics: Awards military
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Women In Trucking association names Averitt a ‘Top Company’

By Averitt on Nov 9, 2023 8:17:38 AM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express was recently recognized by the Women In Trucking association, as it was chosen as one of WIT’s “Top Companies For Women To Work For In Transportation.”

Topics: Awards Women in Trucking
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Averitt Ranked #1 LTL Carrier In The Nation By Shippers

By Averitt on Oct 26, 2023 11:48:07 AM

Averitt has been named the "Top Overall LTL Carrier" in the nation by shippers in MASTIO's 19th annual industry survey. This top recognition, driven directly by feedback from shippers, underscores Averitt's commitment to excellence in freight transportation.

Topics: Industry News Awards Culture
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Averitt Honored Among the Best as Top 100 Trucker in 2023

By Averitt on Sep 25, 2023 8:13:22 AM

Averitt Express has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trucking Companies for 2023 by Inbound Logistics magazine. Recipients of the honor were determined by the publication’s editorial team that performed a comprehensive evaluation of service providers nominated by its readers. 

Topics: Awards Trucking
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Tennessee Tech, Averitt Team Up to Ready the Supply-Chain Workforce of the Future

By Averitt on Sep 21, 2023 4:10:17 PM

COOKEVILLE, TN – Tennessee Tech University is deepening its longtime partnership with Averitt, the transportation and supply-chain leader that has called Cookeville home for more than 50 years.

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Averitt’s Driver Appreciation Week Celebrations Include Cookouts, Drawings and More

By Averitt on Sep 8, 2023 3:57:59 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As part of its continuing efforts to show appreciation for its driving force, Averitt Express is celebrating Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 10-16) with events throughout its network.

This year’s events include cookouts, prize drawings and other festivities at Averitt’s facilities. There are also daily prize drawings for prizes such as Amazon Fire TV sticks, Apple AirPods, an iPad, a Samsung 55-inch Smart TV and more.

As has become Averitt’s tradition for several years, five over-the-road drivers will have their names drawn as the grand-prize winners of a brand-new Freightliner truck assignment.

“Our driving force is a key reason we have enjoyed success for more than 50 years,” said Gary Sasser, Averitt’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The transportation industry has faced challenges and instability this year. Through it all, the professionalism and commitment of our associates has continued to shine and put us in position to share a bright future together.”

As another way to celebrate Driver Appreciation Week, Averitt produced a special video honoring its associates. To watch the video, visit InsideAveritt.com/DAW2023 or click below.

 

About Averitt Express

Serving shippers for over 50 years, Averitt is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management solutions with an international reach to 100+ countries. Averitt’s LTL, Truckload, Dedicated, Distribution & Fulfillment, and Integrated services provide shippers access to a wide array of services and customized solutions that cover every link in the supply chain. Together, these services and technology offerings provide “The Power of One” to shippers, allowing them access to multiple transportation solutions from a single provider. Averitt's 9,000+ associates are dedicated to delivering the most reliable services within the industry, and to promoting a company culture that is centered around people, communities and giving back. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit Averitt.com. 

Topics: Drivers
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Averitt Named 2023 Top 100 3PL Provider

By Averitt on Sep 6, 2023 10:23:47 AM

Averitt Express has been named a 2023 Top 100 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics magazine. The list serves as an assessment of service providers the publication’s editorial team feels are best equipped to meet and surpass its audience’s evolving outsourcing needs.    

Topics: Industry News Awards
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Averitt Earns Five Quest for Quality Wins, Fueled by Shippers' Endorsement

By Averitt on Aug 14, 2023 1:10:39 PM

Logistics Management magazine readers have acknowledged Averitt Express as an outstanding transportation and logistics provider for the publication’s 40th Quest for Quality Awards.  This year’s recognition marks an incredible 25 years of consecutive acknowledgment for Averitt, highlighting its ongoing commitment to providing exceptional service to shippers. 

Topics: Awards
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Averitt Express Awarded 2023 LTL Carrier of the Year by GEODIS

By Averitt on Aug 4, 2023 9:29:18 AM

GEODIS, a global warehousing and third-party logistics company, has named Averitt its 2023 LTL Carrier of the Year. Carriers are judged on a wide variety of criteria, such as on-time pickup and delivery, technology integration, and cargo claims.

Topics: Industry News Awards LTL
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Averitt Named 2023 Green Supply Chain Partner

By Averitt on Jul 20, 2023 6:00:00 AM

Averitt Express has been named a 2023 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics, an industry trade publication. This marks the 13th year that the transportation and supply chain solutions provider has received the honor since the magazine started its recognition program in 2009.

Topics: Environment Awards
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Averitt Named 2022 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Uber Freight

By Averitt on Jun 28, 2023 1:18:03 PM

Averitt Express has been named the 2022 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Uber Freight, a transportation management and technology services provider. The award was given to Averitt in recognition of the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL) services.  

Topics: Awards LTL
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Averitt Launches ExactRate: A Revolutionary Dynamic LTL Pricing System

By Averitt on Jun 21, 2023 6:00:00 AM

Cookeville, Tenn. – Averitt, an industry leader in transportation and logistics, has partnered with SMC3, an innovative leader in LTL technology solutions, to introduce ExactRate – a new and cutting-edge dynamic pricing system for LTL shippers.

Topics: Technology LTL
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Averitt’s Spain Retires, Blakely Named President And COO

By Averitt on Jun 9, 2023 1:01:35 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – After more than 40 years of helping Averitt Express grow into one of the industry’s leading transportation and logistics providers, President Wayne Spain has announced his retirement effective July 1.

Topics: Leadership retirement
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June 2023 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on Jun 1, 2023 8:00:00 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. Below are the associates who are celebrating service milestones in June and those who earned milestone safety awards in April.

Topics: Associates
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May 2023 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on May 1, 2023 12:00:00 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. Below are the associates who are celebrating service milestones in May and those who earned milestone safety awards in March.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt associates combine to give 10,000+ hours of community service

By Averitt on Apr 26, 2023 1:21:02 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Averitt Express associates combined to give more than 10,000 hours of community service over the course of 2022 as part of its Team Up Community Challenge. Overall, they served 10,433 hours, with 95 facilities across Averitt’s system helping 223 organizations through efforts including clothing, food and toy drives, disaster relief, litter cleanups and blood donations.

Topics: Charities
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April 2023 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on Apr 1, 2023 8:00:00 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. Below are the associates who are celebrating service milestones in April and those who earned milestone safety awards in February.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt delivers record donation of more than $1.2 million to St. Jude

By Averitt on Mar 17, 2023 3:15:22 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express recently set a new standard for their largest donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, as they raised $1,200,001 in 2022.

Topics: Averitt Cares for Kids Averitt Giving
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Averitt Opens New Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Louisville

By Averitt on Mar 9, 2023 8:29:12 AM

Averitt Express recently opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Louisville, Kentucky, the latest move in the company’s continued growth of its distribution and fulfillment services.

Topics: Location Highlights Distribution and Fulfillment
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March 2023 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on Mar 1, 2023 8:24:00 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. Below are the associates who are celebrating service milestones in March and those who earned milestone safety awards in January.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt ranked a top LTL carrier for service quality in Mastio survey

By Averitt on Feb 6, 2023 4:46:55 PM

Averitt Express was recently honored for its service quality by Mastio & Company, an independent research agency that specializes in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry. This year’s award marks the seventh consecutive year Averitt has been recognized in the prestigious survey.

Topics: Awards Drivers LTL Marketing & Communications
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February 2023 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on Feb 1, 2023 8:00:00 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. Below are the associates who are celebrating service milestones in February and those who earned milestone safety awards in December 2022.

Topics: Associates
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Averitt adds Davis, Saylor to Board of Directors

By Averitt on Jan 16, 2023 4:39:19 PM

Cookeville, TN (January 16, 2023) — During its 2022 annual meeting, the Averitt Express board of directors added two new members: Mark Davis, Averitt’s vice president of pricing and traffic, and Tim Saylor, the company’s vice president of information services.

Topics: Board Board of Directors New board members added
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Averitt Releases 8th Annual Shipper Survey Results

By Averitt on Jan 6, 2023 8:11:12 AM

Averitt has released the results from its eighth 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 2022.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain Trucking
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Averitt partners with U.S. Army Reserve to provide career opportunities

By Averitt on Dec 14, 2022 4:06:03 PM

Topics: Associates Drivers
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Averitt named Carrier of the Year by Coca-Cola

By Averitt on Dec 6, 2022 2:30:39 PM

Averitt Express was recently honored by Coca-Cola’s Parts and Equipment division as its 2022 Supply Chain LTL Carrier of the Year.

Topics: Supply Chain Awards LTL
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Hear from Marlo Thomas about Averitt's Relationship with St. Jude

By Averitt on Dec 2, 2022 2:31:46 PM

As Averitt celebrates its 32nd year of partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Marlo Thomas shares some wonderful thoughts about Averitt associates who have helped “… beat all of the odds and make childhood cancer a thing of the past.”

Topics: Averitt Cares for Kids Averitt Giving
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Averitt opens Memphis-area Distribution & Fulfillment facility

By Averitt on Nov 28, 2022 5:04:56 PM

As part of its continuing growth in distribution & fulfillment services, Averitt Express recently opened a new facility in the Memphis area.

Topics: Fulfillment Memphis Warehouse Distribution and Fulfillment
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Averitt promotes Billings to Vice President of Marketing & Communications

By Averitt on Nov 16, 2022 2:56:45 PM

Averitt Express recently promoted Gina Billings to Vice President of Marketing & Communications.

Topics: Leadership Marketing & Communications
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Averitt Express honored as Military Friendly Employer

By Averitt on Nov 11, 2022 5:45:00 AM

 
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OCTOBER 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on Nov 1, 2022 12:00:00 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
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TTA Presents Safety Awards To Averitt Express

By Craig Delk on Oct 18, 2022 2:05:52 PM

The Tennessee Trucking Association recently honored Averitt Express for its commitment to safety.

Averitt earned the TTA’s 2022 Grand Champion Trophy, as well as first-place accolades for truckload and LTL safety.

The safety awards recognize an organization’s safe-driving record. The TTA measures a carrier’s performance by the number of accidents within a specific mileage category. Averitt’s LTL fleet was honored in the 15,000,001-plus miles category, while its truckload fleet was the winner in the 7,000,001-plus miles category.

The Grand Champion designation is determined by the overall best accident frequency rate of all carriers in Tennessee who entered in the 3,000,001-plus miles category. Averitt’s recognition marked the first time it has earned the Grand Champion award.

Were very proud of our commitment to doing things the right way, and we’re humbled by this recognition from the TTA” said Averitt President Wayne Spain. “These awards are the result of a team effort, and we’re thankful for the efforts of our associates to make it possible.”

Averitt demonstrates its commitment to highway safety in a variety of ways, including:

Topics: Service Awards Truckload Drivers LTL Trucking Freight Handling
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TTA honors Averitt Express for environmental efforts

By Averitt on Oct 6, 2022 4:07:47 PM

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Trucking Association recently honored Averitt Express for its commitment to environmental responsibility, presenting Averitt with its Clean Diesel Award.

The Clean Diesel Award is given to a Tennessee transportation and logistics provider each year for efforts in improving fuel conservation and sustainability within its fleet.

“We're proud to earn this recognition from the Tennessee Trucking Association,” said Averitt President Wayne Spain. “We’re dedicated to improving the sustainability of our operations, and we will continue to seek innovative and creative technologies to reduce our impact on the environment.”

Averitt has adopted a wide variety of practices and technologies into his fleet, including:

Topics: Environment Industry News sustainability
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SEPTEMBER 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt on Oct 1, 2022 12:00:00 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
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Continued Celebrations for National Driver Appreciation Week 2022

By Averitt 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: Drivers
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Averitt celebrates National Driver Appreciation Week 2022

By Averitt 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
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August 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt’s services voted best in leading satisfaction survey

By Averitt 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 Drivers
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New Averitt.com website offers more efficiency, power and security to shippers

By Averitt 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 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
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Averitt Express named 2021 Regional Truckload Carrier of the Year by Transplace

By Averitt 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 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
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Averitt Express Receives Chevron Lubricant's Highest Visibility Award

By Averitt 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 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
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April 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt Express Names Granito As Jackson TN Service Center Director

By Averitt 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Honored With 2021 Top Green Fleet Award

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt Named Top Inter-Regional LTL Carrier In the Country

By Averitt 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 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 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 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
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Phil Pierce Retires from Averitt After 40-Year Career

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt Honored By TTA For Sustainability & Safety Efforts

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Grows Distribution & Fulfillment with New Facility In Amarillo

By Averitt 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 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

50th Anniversary: Highlighting Our History

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt Services Scored High by Shippers in Industry-Leading Survey

By Averitt 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Express: Coronavirus Update

By Averitt 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Honored For Sustainability Initiatives Targeting Food Industry

By Averitt 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 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.

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Averitt Announces Pay Increase for Regional Truckload Dry Van and Flatbed Drivers

By Averitt 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 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
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Averitt Opens New 400,000 Sq. Ft Distribution Center Near Dallas

By Averitt 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 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 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
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April 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt Receives ‘Outstanding Logistics Partner Award’ For Port of Mobile Services

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Associates Combine To Give 5,000+ Hours Of Community Service

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

By Averitt 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Honored With 2020 Green Supply Chain Award

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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
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Retailer PVH Corp. Honors Averitt with Leaders in Service Award

By Averitt 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 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: Industry News Cross-Border Distribution and Fulfillment
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Bolton Named Tennessee Trucking Association’s Safety Professional of the Year

By Averitt 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
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Averitt recognized as 2021 Military Friendly Company

By Averitt 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 Associates Drivers
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November 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Celebrating 30 Years Of Making A Difference With St. Jude

By Averitt 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Celebrates Driver Appreciation Week With New Truck Assignments, Giveaways And More

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt’s Midyear Survey Illustrates Shipping Challenges Amid Pandemic

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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
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July 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt Named FreightCenter’s 2019 Regional Carrier of the Year

By Averitt 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 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
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nVent Honors Averitt with 2019 Carrier of the Year Award

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt Receives Two Alliance Awards for Innovative Collaborations

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

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Our Team is Here For You

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

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Averitt’s Smart Crate Fuses Reusability With Technology

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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
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Averitt Releases 2020 “State Of The North American Supply Chain” Survey Results

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt Opens Distribution Center in Atlanta to Serve Southeast Transportation Hub

By Averitt 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 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
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October 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt receives LTL and TL Fleet Safety Awards from Tennessee Trucking Association

By Averitt 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
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Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2019

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

Topics: Drivers
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August 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

By Averitt 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 Associates Drivers
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Averitt Ranks High in Four Categories In Leading Shipper Satisfaction Study

By Averitt 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 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 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
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Averitt named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers

By Averitt 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 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: Careers Drivers
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June 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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May 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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
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Averitt Opens New Distribution Center In Savannah To Support Nation’s Fastest-Growing Port

By Averitt 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 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
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Averitt Strengthens Existing E-Commerce Offerings with Final Mile Network and White Glove Services

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

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

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: Supply Chain Retail Technology E-Commerce Distribution and Fulfillment
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November 2018 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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 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 Drivers
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October 2018 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

By Averitt 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 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 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: Drivers
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TDEC And TDOT Recognize Averitt Express With Sustainable Transportation Award

By Averitt 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 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 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 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 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 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: Drivers
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Averitt Looks to the Future, Promotes Two to Executive Team

By Averitt 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 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 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 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: Awards Cold Chain LTL Distribution and Fulfillment