Averitt Express earns NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year honor

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 12, 2016) — Averitt Express was recently honored by the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC), as it was named the organization’s Carrier of the Year for the Southeast Regional LTL Category.

Through its Carrier of the Year Awards Program, NASSTRAC recognizes carriers that demonstrate excellence in transportation, and helps shippers to identify the best carriers in performance and value.

Regular members of NASSTRAC who are qualified buyers of transportation services graded Averitt as the top Southeast Regional LTL Carrier based on a quantitative scale in five key areas. These areas included customer service, operational excellence, pricing, business relationships, and leadership and technology.

“We are humbled to earn this recognition from NASSTRAC,” said Wayne Spain, Averitt’s president and chief operating officer. “Our team strives to provide a variety of creative, innovative services to our customers, and this award drives us to continue that focus each day.”

NASSTRAC, which formed in 1952, is the shippers association for transportation and logistics professionals who manage freight across all modes. NASSTRAC represents freight decision-makers who are mid- to upper-level management across many industries, from manufacturers and retailers to wholesalers and distributors throughout the U.S. Many industries are represented, including food and beverage, consumer goods, retail, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and industrial products.

About Averitt Express

Celebrating its 45th year of service, Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to more than 100 countries. The company is a founding SmartWay℠ partner and a member of The Reliance Network™, a network of carriers that provides seamless LTL services throughout North America. Averitt specializes in delivering customized transportation solutions that include cross-border, dedicated, expedited ground/air, intermodal COFC/TOFC, international ocean/air, local customization, less-than-truckload, PortSide®, retail solutions, temperature-controlled, transportation management, truckload (dry van, flatbed, brokerage) and warehousing services. Averitt's technology offerings include a full suite of web-based shipping tools, electronic data interchange (EDI), warehouse management systems (WMS), and transportation and operations management systems. Together, these services and technology solutions provide "The Power of One" to shippers, allowing them access to multiple transportation solutions from a single provider. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit AverittExpress.com.