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    Averitt Rolls Out Enhanced Online Rate Quoting

    July 29, 2011

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (July 29, 2011) — Customers seeking rate quotes from AverittExpress.com now have instant access to guaranteed delivery rates in addition to standard delivery quotes. Averitt introduced the new service in order to address customers' needs for expedited delivery.

    The process is simple: customers login to their account on AverittExpress.com and enter their shipping information. Based on the delivery ZIP code, Averitt’s system determines pricing for standard delivery, guaranteed delivery by 5 p.m., and in some cases, guaranteed delivery by noon. Customers can then create a bill of lading online or call Averitt’s National Call Center to schedule the shipment.

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    Topics: Service

    Averitt Expands Warehousing Capabilities With Premium Storage And Processing Space In Lexington And Cincinnati

    June 6, 2011

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 6, 2011) — Averitt Express recently expanded warehouse operations in Lexington, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio, to meet customer needs for flexible shared warehouse space.

    Long known for its holistic transportation solutions, Averitt has been providing dedicated warehousing services for more than 10 years. Averitt currently provides a variety of value-added warehousing and distribution services for companies in multiple vertical markets, including medical devices, apparel and automotive. Averitt also provides international distribution services, including container transloading. In addition to its dedicated warehouse services, Averitt offers flexible, multi-customer warehouse space throughout the U.S. and can also provide build-to-suit solutions.

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    Topics: Service, Supply Chain

    Averitt Continues To Expand Flatbed Services, Add Jobs

    February 11, 2011

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2011) — Averitt Express continues to expand the flatbed operation it launched in early 2009.

    At that time, Averitt’s flatbed presence existed only in eight key markets, including Birmingham, Ala.; Atlanta, Ga.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Louisville, Ky.; and Nashville, Tenn. During the past 22 months, however, growing customer demand has spurred the transportation and supply chain management provider to quickly double its flatbed presence, resulting in a current total of 16 markets. Some of Averitt’s newest flatbed markets include Decatur, Ala.; Bowling Green and Lexington, Ky.; Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn.; and Tupelo, Miss. Averitt also provides dedicated flatbed service to one of its customers in Indianapolis, Ind., and Columbus and Springfield, Ohio.

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    Topics: Service

    Averitt Launches Intermodal Services

    April 29, 2010

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (April 29, 2010) — Averitt Express is now providing intermodal services as part of its full-load/volume transportation services package.

    Averitt will provide intermodal coverage through strategic relationships with several of the nation’s leading railroads: Union Pacific and BNSF in the West, Norfolk Southern in the East and Midwest, CSX in the East and Midwest, and Florida East Coast in the states of Georgia and Florida.

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    Topics: Intermodal, Service

    Averitt Improves Ltl Service In 14,000 Lanes

    April 8, 2010

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (April 8, 2010) — Averitt Express, a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management, recently announced major LTL service improvements in thousands of lanes.

    As a result of its recent network optimization efforts, Averitt has improved its service in 14,000 lanes, resulting in faster transit times. In addition, Averitt estimates that about 86 million pounds of freight moving throughout its network will receive less handling, allowing the carrier to deliver an even higher quality of service to its customers.

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    Topics: Service

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