Averitt Driver Named Safety Ambassador By Tennessee Trucking Association

Posted by Averitt Express on December 2, 2013
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COOKEVILLE, Tenn (December 2, 2013) — Averitt Express is proud to announce driver Matthew McMillan was recently was recently named to the 2014 Tennessee Trucking Association “Tennessee Road Team.”

120413_mattmcmillan.jpgTennessee’s Road Team is a statewide highway safety program sponsored by the Tennessee Trucking Foundation with major funding from Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. The Road Team is composed of a small group of professional truck drivers with superior driving records and a desire to spread the word about safety on the highway.

McMillan, who is based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the latest in a long line of Averitt drivers to be named a Road Team Captain. Gary Craighead (Cookeville, Tenn.), Terry Jones (Kingsport, Tenn.), Randy Freels (Knoxville, Tenn.) and David Butler (Jackson, Tenn.) have also been honored with the distinction in recent years.

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Celebrating its 45th year of service, Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to more than 100 countries. The company is a founding SmartWay℠ partner and a member of The Reliance Network™, a network of carriers that provides seamless LTL services throughout North America. Averitt specializes in delivering customized transportation solutions that include cross-border, dedicated, expedited ground/air, intermodal COFC/TOFC, international ocean/air, local customization, less-than-truckload, PortSide®, retail solutions, temperature-controlled, transportation management, truckload (dry van, flatbed, brokerage) and warehousing services. Averitt's technology offerings include a full suite of web-based shipping tools, electronic data interchange (EDI), warehouse management systems (WMS), and transportation and operations management systems. Together, these services and technology solutions provide "The Power of One" to shippers, allowing them access to multiple transportation solutions from a single provider. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit AverittExpress.com.

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