The companyÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s mission statement reflects its entire work philosophy: of providing customers with superior quality freight transportation services. Averitt Express Inc. aims to not only to meet customers' expectations, but exceed them. In the company, every associate plays an important role in the service process by serving customers to the best of his or her ability to help the Averitt get closer to the common goal of the customers while creating an environment in which the associates can achieve their full potential.
The company was started in 1958 by Thurman Averitt and founded as Livingston Merchant's Co-op, a small trucking company. Somewhere down the line, it was renamed as Averitt Express in the year 1969. In 1971, Gary Sasser, at the young age of 21, purchased Averitt Express, which at the time consisted of a modest two associates, three tractors and five trailers. From those early days and the uphill climb to its present coming of age as a quality transportation network of services, Averitt Express has emerged as one of the nation's leading freight transportation and supply chain management providers in trucking, operating from Cookeville, TN.
AverittÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s industry specific services include automotive logistics, retail distribution, consumer and industrial inventory management, building products supply chain control, and international trade coordination. A full state coverage in 13 southern states direct lanes to major metros across the continent ensures that AverittÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s customers are linked to all possible neighboring areas, even the remote ones. Averitt Express Inc. has long proven their capability in providing hi-end Warehousing Services, Portside distribution, a n employer to reckon with Ãƒ‚Ã¢€“ vouchsafed by its dedicated Fleet Management, unmatched transportation network design capabilities and outsourced transportation management.
The companyÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s Value added services include International Ocean, air or ground service quoting, point-to-point routing, online tracking from pickup to final delivery.
Additional services cover LTL (less-than-truckload), truckload, importing and exporting and supply chain management. Averitt Express Inc. provides cost effective services for air, surface, LTL, Truckload or Exclusive Truck and distribution facility services.
The company has also since then earned a place for itself through its commitment to quality service reflected through its inclusion in the Fortune 500list.
Averitt Express IncPosted on Mar 10, 2006