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Hurricane Harvey: Impact On Texas Service And How You Can Help Out

August 28, 2017

Houston, TX Weather Service Update

Hurricane Harvey's impact in the Southeast Texas area has been severe. As residents and businesses work to minimize the impact of flooding and repair damages, Averitt is doing all we can to support recovery.

As a result of the impact of Harvey, Averitt will not be conducting standard pickup and delivery service in the Houston area for several days. 

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Topics: Service

Averitt simplifies full load and specialized service transportation with multimodal capabilities

July 7, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In an effort to improve its ability to service the full load and customized transportation needs of shippers throughout North America, Averitt recently enhanced its multimodal offering.

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Topics: Service

Asia-Memphis Express Expands With Improved Service From South China

May 24, 2016

An innovative combination of ocean service and inland transportation that cuts transit times by up to 10 days, the Asia-Memphis Express has set the bar of excellence for LCL service from Asia to the Southeast for several years.

Now, we are proud to announce that we have expanded this cost-efficient service to provide customers with greater access from South China and Guangdong Province with weekly departures from the Port of Yantian.

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Topics: International, Service, Importing, Asia-Memphis Express

Averitt Improves Service From Midwest To Canada

July 16, 2014

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (July 16, 2014) — Responding to the growing role of Ontario as Canada’s manufacturing hub, Averitt has announced improved less-than-truckload service times from the U.S. Midwest to the province, including Toronto and other key cities.

With the improvements, LTL shipments moving from Chicago arrive in Toronto in a single business day.

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Topics: Service, Canada

Averitt Launches Industry's First 100 Percent Mobile-Enabled Website

January 23, 2014

COOKEVILLE, Tenn (January 23, 2014) — Averitt Express has launched a redesigned version of its corporate website, AverittExpress.com.

The new AverittExpress.com is the industry’s first 100 percent mobile-enabled website. Every shipping tool that is available on the site — literally dozens of tools — is mobile-friendly across all types of devices, including smartphones and tablets. This aspect makes the new site unique among transportation providers in Averitt’s class.

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Topics: Service

Averitt Improves Ltl Transit Times From Atlanta To Midwest And West Coast

October 4, 2012

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2012) — Averitt has rolled out improved less-than-truckload (LTL) service times from Atlanta to the Midwest and West Coast through two new The Reliance Network Express Lanes.

With the improvements, LTL shipments moving from Atlanta can now receive two-day service to Ohio, Indiana and the majority of Michigan. Midwestern cities that are part of the new The Reliance Network Express Lane program include Cleveland, Indianapolis and Detroit.

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Topics: TRNET, Service

Averitt Brings Flexible Warehousing Solutions To New Arkansas Facility

September 14, 2012

FORT SMITH, Ark. (Sept. 14, 2012) — Averitt Express recently completed construction on a new Fort Smith facility on South Zero Street, which includes expanded operations to meet customer needs for customized warehousing and distribution.

The new service center, which is at the intersection of South Zero Street and State Highway 45, features more than 30 dock doors and 25,400 square feet of space. About 10,000 of that is enclosed space ideal for storage, processing and warehousing operations.

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Topics: Service, Warehousing

Averitt Launches New Business Unit Targeting Retail Distribution

February 13, 2012

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2012) — Averitt Express is launching a new business unit designed to target retailers in need of distribution services.

Through the new unit, Averitt Retail Distribution Services, the company is providing flow-through, along with customized delivery services catering to the unique requirements of retailers.

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Topics: Service

Averitt Expands Warehousing Capabilities With Premium Storage And Processing Space In Georgia And North Carolina

August 22, 2011

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2011) — Averitt Express recently expanded warehouse operations in Marietta, Ga. and Greenville, N.C., to meet customer needs for flexible shared warehouse space.

“Each of these strategic warehousing locations offers both dock and office space, along with technology-driven services that meet our customers' diverse needs,” said Rogers Luna, vice president of sales. “With our customizable options, customers can receive the benefits of a warehousing partnership without a long-term contract. We can also introduce elements from our full suite of transportation and supply chain capabilities to create an integrated logistics solution for our customers.”

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Topics: Service, Warehousing

Averitt Rolls Out Enhanced Online Rate Quoting

July 29, 2011

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (July 29, 2011) — Customers seeking rate quotes from AverittExpress.com now have instant access to guaranteed delivery rates in addition to standard delivery quotes. Averitt introduced the new service in order to address customers' needs for expedited delivery.

The process is simple: customers login to their account on AverittExpress.com and enter their shipping information. Based on the delivery ZIP code, Averitt’s system determines pricing for standard delivery, guaranteed delivery by 5 p.m., and in some cases, guaranteed delivery by noon. Customers can then create a bill of lading online or call Averitt’s National Call Center to schedule the shipment.

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Topics: Service

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