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Averitt Named a 2024 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics

By Averitt on Jul 15, 2024 11:02:43 AM

Averitt has once again been recognized as a Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logisticsfor 2024. This is the 14th year that the transportation and supply chain solutions provider has received this prestigious recognition since the program started.

Topics: Environment Awards sustainability
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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." 

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

Topics: Environment sustainability
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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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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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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 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 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 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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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