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Averitt Earns Three Exceptional Performance Awards from ULINE

By Averitt on May 8, 2024 10:38:58 AM

Averitt, a leading transportation and logistics company, has received three Exceptional Performance Awards from ULINE for the year 2023. These awards were presented to Averitt's teams in Atlanta, GA, Milwaukee, WI, and Ft Myers, FL, as a recognition of the company’s exemplary customer service, technological innovation, and partnership and dedication. 

"Receiving these awards from ULINE, one of our closest partners, is an honor,” said Barry Blakely, president and chief operating officer at Averitt. “It is a testament to our associates across these locations and our network as a whole." 

Angelo Ventrone, VP of Logistics at ULINE, commended Averitt's outstanding performance, saying, "Averitt's commitment to on-time, error-free deliveries, proactive adoption of carrier technology, and outstanding service, demonstrates a true commitment to supporting ULINE and our customers’ needs. We are grateful for Averitt’s dedication and contributions and look forward to achieving even greater success together in the years to come." 

Averitt is committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation, strengthening partnerships, and delivering unmatched service quality. To see more about Averitt’s services, go to 

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Averitt Recognized as Logistics Supplier of the Year by Trane Technologies

By Averitt on Apr 29, 2024 7:00:00 AM

Averitt, a leading provider of transportation and logistics services, has been awarded Trane Technologies’ Logistics Supplier of the Year. This honor highlights Averitt's commitment to delivering exceptional service to its shippers. 

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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, chairman and 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." 

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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. 

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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.” 

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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. 

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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.

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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