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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 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 

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