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Averitt Celebrates National Driver Appreciation Week, Sept 13-19, 2020

By Averitt Careers on Sep 15, 2020 11:30:03 AM

In what has been one of the most challenging times our country has ever faced, our team has continued to show why our flexibility and commitment to excellence sets us apart. During Driver Appreciation Week, scheduled for Sept. 13-19, we’re recognizing all our associates for the incredible job you do every day! See more in this video:
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Messages of Encouragement from Our Drivers

By Averitt Careers on Apr 24, 2020 4:01:48 PM

Adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic is a team effort, and all of us are working through this unprecedented time together. In this video, several of our driving associates share what it's like on the road right now and offer words of encourage for the rest of our associates.
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Averitt's Leadership Team Thanks Associates

By Averitt Careers on Apr 14, 2020 10:22:09 AM

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting our nation, we've been working together as we deliver an essential service that keeps us all moving forward. In this video, several members of Averitt's leadership express how thankful they are for our associates' efforts. 
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Driver Chris Yohn is Focusing on the Positive

By Averitt Careers on Apr 10, 2020 9:54:24 AM

Over-the-road driver Chris Yohn is choosing to focus on the positive while continuously adapting to new policies and procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video to hear what he has to say.
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Message from Our President and COO

By Averitt Careers on Apr 3, 2020 8:09:47 AM

Our President and COO, Wayne Spain, shares his thoughts on how we're positioned to come out on the other side of this health crisis strong, resilient and focused on the future, all thanks to our associates.
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Appreciating What You Do

By Averitt Careers on Mar 30, 2020 3:13:06 PM

We appreciate our associates and all those who are standing tall in this time of uncertainty.
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Allen "Cowboy" Welch Selected as Truck Driver of the Year

By Averitt Careers on Mar 2, 2020 3:07:18 PM

Averitt On Tour Logistics driver Allen “Cowboy” Welch was recently recognized by the production and touring industry with an incredible honor, as he was named the Live Production Summit Driver of the Year!

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Jackie Sartain finds new start at Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Feb 13, 2020 12:19:12 PM

When her former company recently filed for bankruptcy and ceased operations, Jackie Sartain was looking for a new start in her professional driving career.

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Paul Bratcher, 26-year U.S. Veteran uses GI Bill funds

By Averitt Careers on Jan 30, 2020 10:55:05 AM

Regional driver Paul Bratcher came to Averitt a year ago after a 26-year Army career, and he’s glad he joined the team! 

See more of Paul’s story in this video, including how he used his GI Bill funds for his transition, and find out why he says Averitt “always has your back.” 

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Robert Kinkead, U.S. Veteran and Averitt Regional Driver

By Averitt Careers on Jan 22, 2020 9:28:28 AM

Robert Kinkead, U.S. Veteran, did his research before selecting a driving career with Averitt. According to Robert, he kept his eyes open and spoke with Averitt drivers in his travels, and finally made the decision to come to Averitt!

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Joyce Matthews - A 40-Year Averitt Career

By Averitt Careers on Jan 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Corporate payroll associate Joyce Matthews recently retired after an incredible 40 years of service!

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Shop Leader Johnathan Cole - Growing with Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Jan 3, 2020 10:45:10 AM

Knoxville shop leader Johnathan Cole has been with Averitt for 17 years, and he’s experienced career growth during that time to be in his current role.

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Scott Dasch - 20-year military veteran and firefighter joins Averitt team

By Averitt Careers on Dec 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM

Regional driver Scott Dasch served 20 years in the Navy and 10 more as a firefighter, and his passion for driving brought him to the Averitt team.

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Andy Patterson: 40 Years at Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Dec 20, 2019 10:44:06 AM

Shuttle driver Andy Patterson recently celebrated an incredible career milestone – 40 years of service with Averitt!

In this video, Andy shares what has kept him here for the long haul, and why our team is a great one to be a part of.

Topics: Drivers
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Happy Holidays from Averitt!

By Averitt Careers on Dec 3, 2019 4:53:43 PM

It's Christmas and Santa needs a miracle! Watch Averitt's holiday video to find out who comes to save the day for Santa and save Christmas.

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Averitt's Associate Profit Sharing Plan

By Averitt Careers on Nov 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Averitt's Profit Sharing program is an exciting opportunity where all associates share in the rewards of the team's efforts.

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Lavern Carter - 10-year Army Veteran Finds Home at Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Nov 8, 2019 3:06:20 PM

Regional truckload driver Lavern Carter served in the Army for 10 years, and she recently chose Averitt for several reasons including our appreciation for the military, our commitment to teamwork and the diversity of our team! Learn more about Lavern in this video!

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New Set of Keys for Five Lucky Regional Drivers

By Averitt Careers on Nov 1, 2019 2:38:00 PM

As part of our recent 2019 Driver Appreciation Week festivities, five lucky regional drivers won the grand prize of a 2020 Freightliner truck assignment!

Check out this video to watch Gary Sasser presenting these associates with the keys to their brand-new trucks!

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Darrell White: From Driver to Operations Manager

By Averitt Careers on Oct 21, 2019 1:36:00 PM

Darrell White started as a driver with Averitt in 1995. Through his hard work and dedication he was promoted to a driver trainer, then driver leader, and is now the operations manager of the largest service center at Averitt Express.

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Averitt Celebrates National Driver Appreciation Week, Sept 8-14, 2019

By Averitt Careers on Sep 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The men and women who have chosen professional driving as a career, whether they be local or regional, form not only the foundation of Averitt, but the backbone of our entire economy.

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Alan Stanley: 30 Years of Dedicated Service

By Averitt Careers on Sep 2, 2019 10:25:00 AM

Alan Stanley started with the Averitt team as a mechanic 30 years ago and is now a leader with our Dedicated/Supply Chain operation in Smyrna, TN.

Check out this video where Alan explains what has driven his 30-year career at Averitt.

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From Dock to Service Center Director: Vincent Washington

By Averitt Careers on Sep 2, 2019 9:29:00 AM

If you're looking for a great example of Averitt's culture of promoting from within, it’s  Vincent Washington . Vincent started his Averitt career as a part-time dock associate, and has also served as a full-time dock associate, frontline leader and sales associate. Recently, Vincent accepted the role of Service Center Director at our Augusta facility. Watch this video to hear more of Vincent's story.

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Chris Staggs: A 40 year career with Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Aug 29, 2019 11:06:06 AM

Corporate associate Chris Staggs recently retired from Averitt after an incredible 40-year career. Chris served as a programmer/analyst for our system services team, and she was on the front lines of our transition into the computer age.

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From Dock to Driver: Jose Martinez

By Averitt Careers on Aug 12, 2019 4:00:00 PM

16-year dock associate Jose Martinez wanted to grow in his career and he took that opportunity by participating in Averitt's "Dock to Driver" program, an on-the-job training program where he could earn his CDL-A while working on the dock.

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From Student Driver to Service Center Director: Isaiah Woodard

By Averitt Careers on Aug 12, 2019 9:37:00 AM

Fort Myers service center director Isaiah Woodard is a perfect example of our team’s commitment to promoting from within. He began his Averitt career in 2014 as a Truckload student driver, and after eight months was promoted to a frontline leader position. After three years there, Isaiah moved into his current role. Watch this video to see how Isaiah has grown in his career!

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Brian Barnes - From Dock to CDL-A Driver

By Averitt Careers on Aug 9, 2019 12:09:00 PM

After having a conversation with an Averitt driver trainer, dock associate Brian Barnes made the decision to advance his career in Averitt's "Dock to Driver" program, an on-the-job training program where he was paid to work on the dock while earning his CDL-A.

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Averitt 1,200 by 2020 Veterans Hiring Goal - July 2019 Update

By Averitt Careers on Jul 24, 2019 5:18:00 PM

Averitt Express recently celebrated a major achievement in its ongoing efforts to support military veterans transitioning to civilian careers. After making the pledge in 2016 to hire an additional 1,200 veterans by 2020, the company officially completed its 1,200th veteran hire on July 9, accomplishing its intended goal with over five months to spare.

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Listening To Your Feedback On Our New Volvo Trucks!

By Averitt Careers on May 16, 2019 11:10:00 AM

Averitt has a strong track record of listening to our associates’ feedback, and one way we’ve done that is with the new Volvo trucks that have come into our system! We asked our drivers for their thoughts on the new VNL sleeper cabs and VNR daycabs, and we invested in every safety technology feature that Volvo offers.

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From Part-Time Admin to Service Center Director: Melissa Goff

By Averitt Careers on May 3, 2019 2:22:00 PM

If there’s anyone who is a prime example of our commitment to promoting from within, it’s  Melissa Goff . She started her Averitt career as a part-time admin associate, and she has grown into her current position as Baton Rouge service center director. Watch this video to hear more of Melissa’s story.
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Kendall Painter - From Dock to Driver

By Averitt Careers on Apr 19, 2019 12:05:00 PM

Dock associate Kendall Painter was looking for her opportunity to grow and found it in Averitt's "Dock to Driver" program, an on-the-job training program where she was paid to work on the dock while learning the skills to earn her CDL-A.

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Tony Brown: 35 Years of Leadership

By Averitt Careers on Apr 5, 2019 11:56:00 AM

For 35 years, Nashville and Fayetteville TN service center director Tony Brown has played an important role for our team.

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Jay Ozburn goes from dock to driver with Averitt's unique training program

By Averitt Careers on Mar 27, 2019 1:49:42 PM

Nashville, TN dock associate Jay Ozburn found his opportunity to grow by participating in Averitt's "Dock to Driver" program, an on-the-job training program where he was paid to work the dock while learning the skills to earn his CDL-A.

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Averitt's Exclusive Driver Finishing School

By Averitt Careers on Mar 1, 2019 10:25:00 AM

Averitt is committed to a complete training process! After completing any needed on-the-road training with an Averitt Driver Trainer, students complete a week-long “Finishing School.” Drivers that participate in the Finishing School leave with increased confidence and a passion to serve our customers safely.

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At Averitt, Every Day is Gameday - Are You Bringing Your 'A' Game?

By Averitt Careers on Jan 7, 2019 10:47:00 AM

Every day is gameday for Averitt drivers and associates! See why we are proud to wear Averitt Red. Do you bring your "A" game every day? If so, you might be a great Averitt associate!

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Navy SEAL Finds Home at Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Oct 19, 2018 3:05:00 PM

Jay Sukov served our country in the Navy for 30 years and was a Navy SEAL, and he recently joined the Averitt team as a driver for one of our dedicated accounts. In this video, Jay talks about his Navy career and what brought him to our team!

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Married Team Shuttle Couple

By Averitt Careers on Oct 4, 2018 2:50:00 PM

Birmingham team shuttle drivers Chariot and William Hughes share how they got into the transportation industry, how they met each other and what brought them to the Averitt team!

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Drivers and Fleet Managers work together for success

By Averitt Careers on May 1, 2018 3:03:00 PM

Our fleet managers take care of our drivers. Learn more about this special relationship when you watch this video, which features our fleet manager team and driver team discussing how they work together as a team for mutual success.

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Our Heroes Wear Red

By Averitt Careers on Sep 4, 2017 3:34:00 PM

OUR HERO, THE DRIVER

"They're the heroes the road deserves, they're the ones you can count on. So they'll keep driving. Because they can handle the job - they're everyone's heroes. They're professionals, watchful protectors of the road. Our heroes..."

Alright, so that might not be the EXACT quote from the end of Christopher Nolan's epic super hero movie The Dark Knight, but it's how we THOUGHT it should end. Drivers may not wear capes or fight against comic book villains on a nightly basis, but you have to admit that they are the everyday heroes that help keep our world turning.

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Saluting Truckload Over 20 Team Member William Watson

By Averitt Careers on May 24, 2017 6:46:00 AM

Our Over 20 Team continues to grow every month, and now we have more than 950 associates who are part of this exclusive group. We recently had the privilege of sitting down to talk with one our newest Over 20 Team additions, Eastern NC Truckload associate William Watson!

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What to expect during your Orientation Week at Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Feb 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In addition to the road test and physical, new associates receive a four-day education on what it means to be an Averitt associate.

The minute you step onto our corporate campus in Cookeville, Tenn., you’ll feel right at home.

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National Driver Appreciation Week - from our team

By Averitt Careers on Sep 5, 2016 10:10:00 AM

Every year, our team celebrates our driving force all year - but especially on National Driver Appreciation Week. Hear below from some of our associates, including Chairman and CEO Gary Sasser - about our respect for those that get behind the wheel every day. 

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