COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2012) — For the second straight year, Averitt Express was named LTL Carrier of the Year by Parker Hannifin, a manufacturer of motion and control technologies based in Cleveland, Ohio. The award is based on carrier performance, as well as results of a survey completed by Parker Hannifin’s 250 North America shipping locations.
“We’ve had a strong relationship with Parker Hannifin for a number of years, and we’re honored to earn this award,” said Rogers Luna, vice president of sales for Averitt. “It shows how carriers and shippers can work together in partnership to deliver high-quality solutions that produce win-win situations for everyone.”
Parker Hannifin awarded the Carrier of the Year recognition to Averitt based on several critical success factors. The full-service transportation provider met or exceeded Parker Hannifin’s on-time performance and cargo claims goals, while also earning high marks in continuous improvement and customer service.
ABOUT AVERITT EXPRESS
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.