Averitt Express

Carriers’ crystal ball: Averitt Express boosts safety with FleetRisk Advisors

FleetRisk uses extensive trucking data, such as drivers’ starting times or change in empty miles relative to fleet average, to help fleets with safety, retention and workers comp.

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Averitt driver named August Trucker Buddy

Averitt Express driver Stuart Goldberg has been named the August Trucker Buddy of the Month by Jocelyn Murphy-Stout of Egg Harbor City Community School in Egg Harbor, N.J.

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Redesigned Averitt Express jobs website

Averitt Express has launched a redesigned website to help match job-seekers find open positions at the transportation provider. Job candidates can use the online application to get the process underway immediately. The website also serves as a “one-stop shop” for transportation professionals to learn about the company’s culture and competitive benefits package (which includes family medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage for as little as $44 a week). “Red Hot Jobs” lists the most recent employment ...

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and truckers receive recognition and awards.

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UPDATE: ‘Hats for heroes’ special delivery, take two

You will recall my story here about the genesis and progress of Marten Transport driver Candy Bass' "Hats for Heroes" program of providing an outlet for a wide array of trucking industry participants to honor the sacrifices of U.S. soldiers. Well, the past year's volume of hats was significant enough to require more than just a single load of donated hats for the wounded delivered. Owner-operator Brian Chute (pictured here), based in Kansas City, delivered ...

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and truckers receive recognition and awards.

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Averitt driver wins truck in contest

Averitt Express driver Marty Robbins was randomly selected as the winner of a 2010 Ford F-150 4x4 pickup truck, the grand prize in the carrier’s recent F-150 4x4 Fuel Duel. In addition, 20 other Averitt associates each won a $500 fuel card in a random drawing. The unveiling was the culmination of the company’s six-month program to save fuel. Drivers from throughout Averitt’s system were assembled into 142 teams, each tasked with improving fuel efficiency compared to ...

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and truckers receive recognition and awards.

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Averitt wins customer service award

Averitt Express, based in Cookeville, Tenn., has won two 2010 Quest for Quality awards given by Logistics Management magazine for outstanding customer service. The awards are in the South/South Central Regional Less-than-Truckload and Third-Party Logistics categories. Read more about the awards at Averitt Express.

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and drivers receive recognition and awards.

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