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    Averitt recognized as 2021 Military Friendly Company

    November 6, 2020

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a result of its continuing commitment to military veterans, Averitt Express was recently designated a 2021 Military Friendly Company.

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    Topics: Awards, Veterans, Associates, Recruiting

    Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

    August 28, 2019

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a result of its continuing commitment to military veterans, Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company.

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    Topics: Awards, Veterans, Associates, Recruiting

    Averitt Named Top Workplace for Women In Transportation

    November 7, 2018

    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. 

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    Topics: Awards, Recruiting, Drivers

    Averitt Express Launches New OJT Diesel Mechanic Program for Veterans And Family

    October 23, 2018

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express, a Tennessee-based transportation company, has always supported military veterans as they transition to civilian careers and now, the company is excited to announce its new on-the-job training (OJT) diesel mechanic program for veterans and family members with Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. This OJT program is part of Averitt’s commitment to hiring 1,200 additional veterans by 2020, adding to the hundreds of  veterans the company currently employs.

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    Topics: Recruiting

    Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

    February 27, 2018
     

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company for its commitment to military veterans.

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    Topics: Awards, Veterans, Recruiting

    Averitt Express Certified As On-The-Job Training Employer For Military Veterans

    September 14, 2017

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Last year, Averitt Express committed to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020. To assist in that effort, Averitt is now offering an On-The-Job Training (OJT) program that is approved for veterans benefits.

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    Topics: Veterans, Recruiting, Drivers

    Averitt announces expansion to Maryland and West Virginia

    February 8, 2017

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Because of its growth of service to and out of the northeast, Averitt Express recently announced it has added new locations in Hagerstown, Md., and Saint Albans, W.V.

    The new locations will provide flexibility for Averitt by allowing it to place more trucks in Maryland and West Virginia, which will help meet increasing demand for truckload services in both areas.

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    Topics: Recruiting

    Averitt awarded Flag of Freedom honor for commitment to hiring veterans

    January 12, 2017
    ST. LOUIS, MO. – The Missouri Division of Workplace Development recently recognized Averitt Express for its commitment to hiring military veterans, presenting Averitt with the Flag of Freedom honor as part of its Show-Me Heroes program.

    More than 20 percent of Averitt’s current associates have served in the U.S. military. Additionally, Averitt has pledged to add 1,200 more veterans to its team by 2020.

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    Topics: Awards, Associates, Recruiting

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