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November 2018 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

December 3, 2018

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

October 2018 Averitt Associate Service & Safety Milestones

November 1, 2018

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

August 2018 Averitt Associate service & Safety Milestones

August 31, 2018

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

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: Associates, Contributions

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 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 awarded Flag of Freedom honor for commitment to hiring veterans

January 12, 2017
ST. LOUIS, MO. – The Missouri Division of Workplace Development recently recognized Averitt Express for its commitment to hiring military veterans, presenting Averitt with the Flag of Freedom honor as part of its Show-Me Heroes program.

More than 20 percent of Averitt’s current associates have served in the U.S. military. Additionally, Averitt has pledged to add 1,200 more veterans to its team by 2020.

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Topics: Associates, Recruiting, Awards

Averitt Announces Enhanced Tuition Reimbursement Package

November 18, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (November 18, 2016) – As part of its continuing efforts to support up-and-coming professional drivers, Averitt Express recently enhanced its tuition reimbursement package for those who choose to begin their career with Averitt.

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Topics: Associates, Careers

Averitt Express Pledges To Hire 1,200 Veterans By 2020

July 14, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (July 14, 2016) — As part of its ongoing commitment to hiring military veterans, Averitt Express recently pledged to add 1,200 veterans to its driving force by 2020.

“Hiring military veterans makes perfect sense for several reasons,” says Averitt recruiting manager Ken Chrisman. “First, they know what it means to work together and value others. They’re also dedicated to the work they do and they are committed to outstanding service, which makes them a great fit for our unique culture. Our pledge to hire 1,200 veterans by 2020 is a win-win for everyone.”

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Topics: Associates, Veterans

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