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Averitt Looks to the Future, Promotes Two to Executive Team

May 8, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently promoted two associates to its executive team: Johnny Fields has been appointed to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Barry Blakely has been named as vice president of operations.

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Topics: Associates

Averitt Express ASSOCIATES donate $550,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

March 8, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Setting a record for its largest-ever donation, associates of Averitt Express raised $550,001 in 2017 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Topics: Contributions, Associates

Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

February 27, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company for its commitment to military veterans.

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Topics: Awards, Veterans, Recruiting

Averitt Express Awarded Two SMC3 Alliance Awards For Collaborations

February 5, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (Feb. 5, 2018) – Averitt Express has been named a winner of two Alliance Awards for results-driven supply chain collaborations with shippers. This marks the fifth year that Averitt has been selected as an Alliance Award winner.

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Topics: Distribution, less-than-truckload, Awards, Cold Chain

Averitt Releases 2018 "State of The North American Supply Chain" survey Results

January 22, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (Jan. 19, 2018) – Averitt Express has released the results from its third annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. More than 1,600 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2017.

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Customers Choose Averitt As Top Carrier In National Customer Satisfaction Poll

September 29, 2017
Award marks 19th consecutive year of recognition for transportation provider
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. —  Averitt Express has been recognized by the readers of Logistics Management magazine as a top transportation provider in the publication’s Quest for Quality Awards.
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Topics: Awards

Averitt Express Certified As On-The-Job Training Employer For Military Veterans

September 14, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Last year, Averitt Express committed to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020. To assist in that effort, Averitt is now offering an On-The-Job Training (OJT) program that is approved for veterans benefits.

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Topics: Veterans, Recruiting, Drivers

Averitt Introduces Full LTL Coverage In Illinois And Expands Service In Wisconsin

September 12, 2017

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has expanded its direct less-than-truckload network to provide full state coverage of Illinois and additional points in Wisconsin.

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Averitt Associates Contribute $100,000 to American Red Cross Flood Relief Efforts

August 29, 2017

Donation made through company's "Averitt Cares for Kids" charities program

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In the wake of the damage created by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and other areas, the associates of Averitt Express recently made a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund. 

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Hurricane Harvey: Impact On Texas Service And How You Can Help Out

August 28, 2017

Houston, TX Weather Service Update

Hurricane Harvey's impact in the Southeast Texas area has been severe. As residents and businesses work to minimize the impact of flooding and repair damages, Averitt is doing all we can to support recovery.

As a result of the impact of Harvey, Averitt will not be conducting standard pickup and delivery service in the Houston area for several days. 

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Topics: Service

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