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Averitt Names Williams New EVP Of Sales And Marketing

January 17, 2022

Averitt Express recently named Kent Williams executive vice president of sales and marketing.

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Topics: Associates, Culture

January 2022 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

January 3, 2022

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

Phil Pierce Retires from Averitt After 40-Year Career

December 30, 2021

Averitt Express recently announced the retirement of Phil Pierce after a 40-year career with the company.

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Topics: Associates, Culture

Averitt Names Blakely COO, Mason To VP Of Operations

December 21, 2021

Averitt Express recently named Barry Blakely executive vice president and chief operating officer, and promoted Larry Mason to Blakely’s previous role of vice president of operations.

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Topics: Associates, Culture

December 2021 Associate Service & Safety Milestones

December 1, 2021

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 Honored By TTA For Sustainability & Safety Efforts

November 24, 2021

Averitt has been awarded the 2021 Clean Diesel Leadership Award and 2nd Place Safety Award for the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL) fleet from the Tennessee Trucking Association (TTA). Presented at the TTA 91st Annual Convention, the awards recognize the transportation and logistics service provider for its efforts in improving fuel conservation and sustainability within in its fleet, as well as the company’s safe driving record.

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Topics: Awards, Culture

Averitt Express Celebrates 50 Years

November 23, 2021

Transportation company Averitt Express recently marked the official date of its 50th year of service on Oct. 1, 2021. As the culmination of a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary, Averitt marked the special day with celebrations at its facilities across the country, including at its corporate headquarters in Cookeville, TN.

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Topics: Culture, 50th anniversary

Averitt Again Recognized as a Military Friendly Company

November 8, 2021

Averitt Express has been nationally recognized for the fourth time as a Military Friendly Company.

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Topics: Awards, Associates, Culture

Averitt Named a 2021 Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation

November 2, 2021

Averitt Express has been recognized as one of Redefining the Road’s 2021 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation. Redefining the Road, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), annually highlights companies that are focused on employing women in the trucking industry.

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Topics: Associates, Culture

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