COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been honored by LG Electronics with its 2019 LTL Carrier of the Year Award. The multinational electronics and appliances manufacturer recognized Averitt for excelling in several key operational performance areas, including:
- On-time delivery performance
- Damage-free service
- Customer service
- Overall value
Averitt provides LTL distribution services from LG Electronics’ manufacturing facilities. The Southeast-based carrier has been responsible for transporting freight such as televisions and HVAC units that are often prone to damages while in transit.
“It’s an honor to be recognized for our team’s efforts and ability to deliver a quality service that helps our partners overcome their supply chain challenges,” said Wayne Spain, Averitt’s president and chief operating officer. “We are always striving to work closely with our partners such as LG Electronics to develop customized strategies and guidelines that ensure their freight is delivered as efficiently and safely as possible.”
With more than 5,000 drivers across 18 states, Averitt delivers an on-time LTL service of 98 percent with a company-wide claims ratio of .36 percent.
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.