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Averitt Named Walmart’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year For Fifth Time In Six Years

May 9, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Walmart has named Averitt Express as its 2016 LTL Regional Carrier of the Year. This marks the fifth time in six years that Averitt has earned the retailer’s service award.

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Topics: Awards

Averitt honored as BASF Transportation Carrier of the Year for Innovation

April 17, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer, recently honored Averitt Express as a Transportation Carrier of the Year for Innovation.

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Topics: Awards

Update on Atlanta-Area road Closures

March 31, 2017

Atlanta-area road closures due to a collapse of parts of I-85 on March 30 are requiring a re-thinking of delivery schedules in and around the Atlanta area.

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Topics: Georgia, Road Closures, Atlanta

Averitt Named Cenveo’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — For the second time in three years, Averitt Express has been named as Cenveo’s Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. Cenveo, a leader in the management and distribution of customized print and related offerings, is based in Stamford, Conn., and operates a label printing facility in Jefferson City, Tenn.

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Topics: Awards

Averitt Named ChemTreat’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year

March 7, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — ChemTreat, one of the largest and fastest-growing industrial water treatment companies in the world, has named Averitt Express as its Regional LTL Carrier of the Year for 2016.

The honor was determined by several criteria, including on-time service, safety, day-to-day interactions with ChemTreat’s facilities, and much more.

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Topics: Awards

Averitt Stands Ready To Help Suppliers Meet Changing Retail Compliance Demands

March 2, 2017

In its continued effort to help retail suppliers meet growing industry demands, Averitt has enhanced its award-winning retail compliance solutions to provide suppliers with a simple, single due date delivery service to retail distribution centers.

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Topics: Retail

Averitt promotes McDaniel to regional vice president of sales

March 1, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently promoted Keith McDaniel to regional vice president of sales.

As part of his new role, McDaniel will oversee Averitt’s sales team in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Topics: Associates

Averitt Express employees donate $500,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

February 22, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Matching their largest-ever donation for the second-consecutive year, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $500,000 in 2016 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The donation was made possible by weekly contributions from Averitt employees as part of its charitable employee-giving program, Averitt Cares for Kids. More than 86 percent of Averitt employees are members of the program, giving $1 per week to help St. Jude and other charitable causes.

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Topics: Contributions

Averitt promotes Mason to regional vice president of operations for NC and SC

February 10, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently promoted Fort Mill, S.C. resident Larry Mason to regional vice president of operations.

As part of his new role, Mason will oversee operations in North Carolina and South Carolina for the transportation company.

“Larry brings a wealth of experience from across the industry to the table,” said Richard King, Averitt’s vice president of operations. “That experience, combined with his versatility and drive, make him the perfect fit to help us move forward in our North Carolina and South Carolina region.”

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Topics: Associates

Averitt Express associates team up to give more than 4,000 hours of community service

February 10, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates recently teamed up to provide more than 4,000 hours of community service as part of its annual 40 for 40 Community Challenge.

During the event – which began five years ago to commemorate Averitt’s 40th anniversary – each facility across its network is encouraged to donate 40 hours of service to various charitable causes from October 1 through December 31. In 2016, Averitt associates set a company record by serving 4,002 hours, with 66 facilities giving to numerous efforts such as clothing, food and toy drives, blood donations and more.

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Topics: Contributions

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