Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Averitt Announces Pay Increases for Drivers

Averitt Express truck Averitt Express

Cookeville, Tenn.-based Averitt Express announced July 13 it was raising pay for its less-than-truckload drivers as well as providing a new guaranteed weekly minimum for its regional and flatbed drivers and a shorter waiting period in receiving benefits coverage for its new hires.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 13, 2022
Business, Technology, Top 100

Averitt Emphasizes People, Service on 50th Anniversary

Averitt Averitt Express cake celebrating 50 years of service. (Averitt Express)

Averitt Express marked a half century in business last year with celebrations at its facilities across the country, including its corporate headquarters in Cookeville, Tenn.

February 11, 2022
Business, Safety, Top 100

Pandemic Puts Added Strain on Drivers

Driver Drivers spend many hours on the road and in isolation; COVID-19 has increased this isolation significantly. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, professional drivers have found themselves more isolated that usual as companies limited in-person interaction to prevent the virus from spreading.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 100

Call Center Staffs Work From Home Due to Coronavirus

Ryder call center A Ryder call center operator. (Business Wire via Ryder System Inc.)

Call centers industrywide have made a swift shift to working from home in response to the coronavirus.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Averitt Announces New Safety, Efficiency Initiatives

Averitt Averitt Express Inc.

Averitt Express in a pair of news releases has announced initiatives aimed at improving the safety of its drivers and the efficiency of its deliveries.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2020
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