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Averitt Releases 2021 “State of the North American Supply Chain” Survey Results

January 19, 2021

Averitt Express has released the results from its sixth annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. Nearly 1,800 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2020.

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Topics: International, Supply Chain, Trucking

Averitt Opens New 250,000 Sq. Ft International Distribution Center In Houston

April 20, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new international distribution center to service the Port of Houston. Located less than five miles from the Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals, the facility features 250,000 sq. ft of enclosed space to handle the flow and distribution of cargo.

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Topics: International, Supply Chain

Averitt Opens New Distribution Center In Savannah To Support Nation’s Fastest-Growing Port

May 29, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new international distribution center to help support the growing amount of cargo moving through the Port of Savannah. Located less than 15 miles from the port, the new location features 44 dock doors and more than 80,000 square feet of enclosed warehousing and distribution space.

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Topics: International, Industry News, Supply Chain

Averitt Express Launches Hanjin Shipment Rescue Service

August 30, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) — In an effort to help the thousands of shippers across the U.S. that have been affected by recent events surrounding Hanjin Shipping, Averitt Express has launched a nationwide shipment rescue service.

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Topics: International, PortSide

Averitt Expands Import Solutions From China With Weekly Lcl Services To Memphis And Charleston

May 26, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 26, 2016) — Averitt Express has recently strengthened its ability to provide customers with less than container load (LCL) service from China with two new weekly departures.

Expanding on the company’s Asia-Memphis Express, which utilizes a unique combination of ocean and rail service to cut processing times by as much as 10 days, Averitt has introduced weekly LCL departures from the Port of Yantian in the Guangdong Province.

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Topics: International

Asia-Memphis Express Expands With Improved Service From South China

May 24, 2016

An innovative combination of ocean service and inland transportation that cuts transit times by up to 10 days, the Asia-Memphis Express has set the bar of excellence for LCL service from Asia to the Southeast for several years.

Now, we are proud to announce that we have expanded this cost-efficient service to provide customers with greater access from South China and Guangdong Province with weekly departures from the Port of Yantian.

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Topics: International, Service, Importing, Asia-Memphis Express

Averitt Express Strengthens Presence In China With Location, Representatives In Guangzhou

March 15, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (March 15, 2016) — Averitt Express has recently strengthened its presence in China, opening a location and placing representatives in Guangzhou to build customer relationships and ensure outstanding service in the world’s largest ocean market.

The location, strategically located within the office of Averitt partner China International Freight, gives Averitt the opportunity to expand its international business, providing customers with representation on both sides of the Pacific.

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Topics: International

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