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.
Companies that made the list were judged by more than 7,000 voters on a variety of criteria, such as offering competitive compensation and benefits, continued training and professional development, career advancement opportunities, and being flexible to accommodate family and life balance.
"We're honored to be recognized for our efforts to create an inclusive working environment that enables women to succeed within our industry," said Averitt president and chief operating officer Wayne Spain. "At every level of our organization, we continually strive to develop a culture that is both welcoming and full of opportunities for all that seek to grow professionally."
For nearly 50 years, Averitt has focused on the well-being of its associates. From establishing route systems that help ensure drivers are able to enjoy as much home time as possible to utilizing modern trucks and safety technologies, these efforts have helped improve the company's driver experience.
To learn more about careers and the women behind the wheel at Averitt Express, visit AverittCareers.com/Women-In-Trucking.
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About Averitt Express
Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to more than 100 countries. 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.