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

The global logistics and transportation provider has increased its pay rate to 45 cents per mile for associates with five-plus years of experience. In addition, associates with four to five years of experience will now make 44.5 cents per mile, while associates with three to four years of experience will now make 44 cents per mile.

On top of the pay-rate enhancements, truckload drivers will also enjoy an array of enhanced accessorial pay, including detention, layover, local delivery and stop pay.

“We are thankful for the efforts of our truckload associates and proud of the way they serve our customers each day,” said Danny Crooks, Averitt’s vice president of corporate transportation. “This is just one of the many ways we are showing them our appreciation.”

The truckload pay enhancements are an addition to Averitt’s already outstanding benefits package, which includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) and profit sharing retirement plan; paid holidays; uniform allowances; referral rewards and much more.

Averitt also provides numerous Driver Support Centers for its drivers throughout its network. These centers offer drivers many of the comforts of home such as laundry and exercise machines, big-screen TVs, Wi-Fi Internet access, recliners and more.



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