Business, Logistics, Top 100

Averitt Opens New Atlanta-Area Distribution Center

Averitt Express John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Averitt Express opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Atlanta, according to a company news release.

January 21, 2020
Business, Logistics

Averitt Expands Residential Delivery Options

Averitt An Averitt Express truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Averitt Express has expanded its residential delivery network to provide shippers with a variety of direct-to-customer delivery options as demand for final-mile logistics services grows.

May 2, 2019

Averitt Express Expands in Texas

Averitt Express An Averitt Express truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Averitt Express announced the opening of a service center near Austin, Texas, that has 10 times the square footage compared with its previous site.

April 12, 2019

Averitt Debuts Asia-to-Dallas Route After Success With Memphis Service

Port of Long Beach

Averitt Express launched a new less-than-containerload service last month to Dallas, built on the success of its Asia-to-Memphis Express service in the e-commerce and small business communities.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Business, Top 100

Averitt Training Program Approved for Veteran Benefits


Averitt Express announced that it’s offering an on-the-job training program that is approved for veterans benefits, as the carrier commits to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020.

September 18, 2017

Averitt Express Expands LTL Service in Illinois, Wisconsin

Averett Express trucks Averitt Express Inc.

Averitt Express Inc. will begin to offer direct service throughout Illinois and expand its network deeper into Wisconsin, the less-than-truckload carrier announced Sept. 11.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 11, 2017

Averitt Nearing Construction Date on Larger Jacksonville Truck Terminal

Averitt Express Inc. is about to begin construction on a project to open up a truck terminal in West Jacksonville, Fla. — a 56,440-square-foot facility that will cost about $5 million to build.

August 11, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Intermodal Operators Expand in E-Commerce as Online Retailers Seek to Control Costs

Train Jerry Huddleston/Flickr

Intermodal rail and trucking companies are competing to meet the transportation needs of e-commerce businesses while adapting to how these new supply chains differ from those of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017

Averitt Express Raises Pay for Regional LTL Drivers

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Averitt Express Inc. has increased pay in an effort to recruit and retain drivers, a sign that the less-than-truckload sector of trucking is doing slightly better than the truckload side.

July 10, 2017

Averitt, Old Dominion Rated Top Carriers in Mastio Survey of Shippers

Averitt by Averitt Express; Old Dominion by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Averitt Express and Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. are the country's highest-rated privately held and publicly traded less-than-truckload carriers, respectively, according to a survey of more than 2,000 shippers in the United States that Mastio & Co. conducted last year.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017