Averitt Celebrates “Operation: Thank You Week” with Food, Drawings, Giveaways

    Posted by Averitt Express on August 5, 2021
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    As one way to say thank you to associates for their efforts that have made 2021 an outstanding year, Averitt Express recently celebrated “Operation: Thank You Week” with events taking place at facilities throughout its network.

    In addition to the celebrations, Averitt released a music video from country musician Billy Dean that is dedicated to the company's associates. Watch the video below!


    DAL_VIP_Red_Carpet_event copy“Operation: Thank You Week” included daily drawings for prizes such as grills, tents, fire pits, patio furniture and other summer items. Additionally, facilities hosted their own giveaways, drawings, food trucks, grab-and-go meals and more. 

    “Our associates’ efforts have simply been incredible,” said Barry Blakely, Averitt’s vice president of operations. “We have seen increased freight levels, and areas of our network continue to face challenges resulting from COVID-19. Through it all, our commitment to teamwork, safety and service have helped us enjoy an outstanding year. We are proud of our culture of showing appreciation for a job well done, and this event is just one of the many ways we are saying thank you to associates for all they do.” 

    For more information about “Operation: Thank You Week,” visit InsideAveritt.com/ThankYou

    About Averitt Express
    Celebrating 50 years in 2021, Averitt is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to 100+ countries. In its 50-year history, Averitt has grown from a small, local LTL carrier to a global logistics provider specializing in delivering customized transportation solutions that include LTL, truckload, international, distribution & fulfillment, dedicated, production and event logistics 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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    Caption: Dock associates Eischelle Carrington (right) and Adekunle “Eddie” Olufade (left) share a laugh during a “VIP Red Carpet” appreciation event at Averitt’s Dallas service center. During “Operation: Thank You Week,” Averitt celebrated an outstanding effort so far in 2021 with giveaways, prize drawings, food trucks, grab-and-go meals and more.

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