AVERITT EXPRESS OPENS ST. LOUIS SERVICE CENTER
Averitt Express, based in Cookeville, Tenn., opened a 23,000-square-foot service center at 13923 Saint Charles Rock Road in St. Louis. The facility doubles the capacity of Averitt’s previous local service center, which is being replaced. The company expects to double its driver positions in St. Louis over five years.
MCCLENDON TRUCKING EXPANDING FLEET
McClendon Trucking Co., LaFayette, Ala., will create at least 100 new contract driver positions over several months. For more information, go to www.mccl.com.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
CFI named Jim Freeman of Webb City, Mo., as its August 2002 Contractor of the Month. The Contractor Team of the Month was Donald and Cathy Mitchell of Las Vegas.
Werner Enterprises recently recognized drivers for 1 million accident-free miles: Randolph Honeycutt, 12 years; Hugh Crawford, 13 years; Howard Cutler, eight years; Timothy Faatz, nine years; and team driver Bryan Shirley, 11 years.