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Averitt receives Eastman Chemical Company’s ‘Excellence Award’ for transportation

August 19, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Eastman Chemical Company, a global manufacturer of chemicals, fibers and plastics materials, has selected Averitt Express as a recipient of its 2019 Excellence Award for transportation services.

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Topics: Awards

July 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

August 2, 2019

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 named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers

August 1, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express was recently named to Forbes magazine’s prestigious list of 2019 America’s Best Large Employers.

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Topics: Awards

Averitt Surpasses Goal to Hire 1,200 Veterans by 2020

July 24, 2019

Company meets goal four months early

July 19, 2019 (Cookeville, Tenn.) – Averitt Express recently celebrated a major achievement in its ongoing efforts to support military veterans transitioning to civilian careers. After making the pledge in 2016 to hire an additional 1,200 veterans by 2020, the company officially completed its 1,200th veteran hire on July 9, accomplishing its intended goal with over five months to spare.

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Topics: Veterans, Careers

June 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

July 1, 2019

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

May 2019 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

June 6, 2019

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 Opens New Distribution Center In Savannah To Support Nation’s Fastest-Growing Port

May 29, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new international distribution center to help support the growing amount of cargo moving through the Port of Savannah. Located less than 15 miles from the port, the new location features 44 dock doors and more than 80,000 square feet of enclosed warehousing and distribution space.

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Topics: International, Industry News, Supply Chain

April 2019 AVERITT ASSOCIATE SERVICE & SAFETY MILESTONES

May 6, 2019

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 Strengthens Existing E-Commerce Offerings with Final Mile Network and White Glove Services

April 29, 2019
 

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Tackling the growing demand for final mile logistics services, Averitt has expanded its residential delivery services  network. The service enhancement is seen as a key step by the company to offer a complete supply chain solution to retail and e-commerce shippers.

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Topics: Industry News, Supply Chain

Averitt Opens New Distribution and Fulfillment Center To Serve Austin market

April 12, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new service center near Austin, TX. Located in the nearby city of Round Rock, the facility encompasses more than 75,000 sq. ft on 12.98 acres of land.

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Topics: Industry News, Supply Chain, Warehousing

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