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Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

August 28, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a result of its continuing commitment to military veterans, Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company.

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Topics: Awards, Veterans, Associates, Recruiting

Averitt Named Top Workplace for Women In Transportation

November 7, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been named a "Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation" by the Women In Trucking  (WIT) Association. The honor recognizes companies in the transportation and logistics industry that embody a corporate culture that is supportive of gender diversity. 

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Topics: Awards, Recruiting, Drivers

Averitt Express Launches New OJT Diesel Mechanic Program for Veterans And Family

October 23, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express, a Tennessee-based transportation company, has always supported military veterans as they transition to civilian careers and now, the company is excited to announce its new on-the-job training (OJT) diesel mechanic program for veterans and family members with Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. This OJT program is part of Averitt’s commitment to hiring 1,200 additional veterans by 2020, adding to the hundreds of  veterans the company currently employs.

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Topics: Recruiting

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, Veterans, Recruiting

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, Recruiting, Drivers

Averitt announces expansion to Maryland and West Virginia

February 8, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Because of its growth of service to and out of the northeast, Averitt Express recently announced it has added new locations in Hagerstown, Md., and Saint Albans, W.V.

The new locations will provide flexibility for Averitt by allowing it to place more trucks in Maryland and West Virginia, which will help meet increasing demand for truckload services in both areas.

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Topics: Recruiting

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: Awards, Associates, Recruiting

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