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.

The Parnelli Awards, often referred to as the “Oscars of the Live Events Industry,” are presented by Production, Lights and Staging News, and Front of House Magazine. Nominations and votes for the Parnelli Awards are exclusive to industry professionals, ensuring the recognition comes from industry peers.

“We've been nominated before, but winning this time is truly an honor. All the nominees are phenomenal, so even being included on the short list is a remarkable achievement,” said Chris Sheppard, the Director of On Tour Logistics Sales at Averitt. “Our vendors and tours support us year after year. They are the reason we have this opportunity, and our goal is to make transportation the last thing they need to worry about.”

This accolade not only underscores On Tour Logistics’ dedication to exceptional service and quality, but also highlights the industry-wide support that propels Averitt to be the very best in event logistics. To learn more about Averitt’s OTL services and clients, visit

About On Tour Logistics

On Tour Logistics is a premier provider of live event logistics solutions. The team of highly skilled drivers equipped with industry-leading expertise and uniformed in show black, are meticulously trained to handle a diverse range of production gear. Averitt’s On Tour Logistics is the go-to choice for seamless transportation in the entertainment industry.

About Averitt

Serving shippers for over 50 years, Averitt is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management solutions with an international reach of over 100 countries. Averitt's “Power of One” service structure provides shippers access to LTL, Truckload, Dedicated, Distribution & Fulfillment, and Integrated services that cover every link in the supply chain. Averitt’s team has been awarded the highest honors in the industry in the past year, including five Quest for Quality Awards, numerous customer awards, and a No. 1 overall ranking in MASTIO & Company’s shipper survey. Averitt's 8,500+ associates are dedicated to delivering the most reliable services within the industry and promoting a company culture centered around people, communities, sustainability, and giving back. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit

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