News Releases

Averitt Enhances Mileage Rate For Regional Drivers

June 7, 2018

Averitt Express recently announced pay enhancements for newly hired regional truckload drivers.

Experienced over-the-road driving associates will now start at 46 cents per mile. For drivers with less than six months of experience, this rate will begin after they complete one of Averitt’s training programs.

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Topics: Drivers

Honoring Veterans And The Fallen With The Wall That Heals

June 1, 2018

Our commitment to veterans is one of the reasons we’re proud to be a sponsor of “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling 375-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall. The wall honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who lost their lives there.

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Topics: Veterans

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

The Power of One: Behind the Scenes of Averitt’s Corporate Office [video]

March 13, 2018

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Averitt? Watch the video below to take a quick tour of our corporate campus in Cookeville, TN and learn what drives us to help our customers succeed every day!

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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: Associates, Contributions

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, Recruiting, Veterans

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

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, Drivers, Recruiting

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