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June 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

June 1, 2020

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

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Topics: Associates, Safety

nVent Honors Averitt with 2019 Carrier of the Year Award

May 18, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has received the 2019 Carrier of the Year Award from nVent Electric plc. The electrical connection and protection manufacturer honored Averitt with the award for consistently exceeding expectations to deliver the company’s products to its customers.

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Topics: Awards, LTL

Averitt Express: Coronavirus Update

May 8, 2020

One of Averitt's highest priorities is to protect the health and safety of our associates, customers and the general public. Rest assured, we are approaching and adapting to the ongoing situation with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic through continuous monitoring and safe practices at all levels of our company.
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Averitt Named 2019 LTL Carrier of The Year by LG Electronics

May 7, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been honored by LG Electronics with its 2019 LTL Carrier of the Year Award. The multinational electronics and appliances manufacturer recognized Averitt for excelling in several key operational performance areas, including:

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Topics: Awards, LTL

May 2020 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

May 5, 2020

Each month, more and more Averitt associates are making major career milestones. From joining the ranks of our Over 20 Team to meeting safe driving accomplishments, these associates have played a major role in driving our company forward. 

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Topics: Associates, Safety

Averitt Receives Two Alliance Awards for Innovative Collaborations

April 27, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been honored with two Alliance Awards for results-driven supply chain collaborations. This marks the sixth year that Averitt has been selected as an Alliance Award winner.

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Topics: Awards

On The Frontlines of COVID-19: Truck Drivers On The Road

April 24, 2020

Watch the video below to hear Averitt drivers share their experiences on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic and words of encouragement.

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Topics: covid-19

Averitt Opens New 250,000 Sq. Ft International Distribution Center In Houston

April 20, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new international distribution center to service the Port of Houston. Located less than five miles from the Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals, the facility features 250,000 sq. ft of enclosed space to handle the flow and distribution of cargo.

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Topics: International, Warehousing

Averitt Provides Masks to More Than 5,000 Drivers & Frontline Associates

April 14, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has begun distributing protective face masks to more than 5,000 of its associates. Drivers, dock workers and other frontline associates that handle freight will be provided multiple masks to assist in reducing the potential to contract or spread the novel coronavirus.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Freight Handling

Message From Averitt President And COO

April 3, 2020
Our President and COO, Wayne Spain, shares his thoughts on how we're positioned to come out on the other side of this health crisis strong, resilient and focused on the future, all thanks to our associates.
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