BB&T Legge Insurance Services, Inc., presents Averitt Express Transportation Excellence Award for 2015

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2016) — BB&T Insurance Services, Inc. recently recognized the exceptional Occupational Safety Program at Averitt Express. This award is designed to recognize the prevention of client workplace injuries and illnesses and is based on overall safety performance and implementation of effective safety policies and procedures.

The Transportation Excellence Award reflects Averitt Express’s leadership, dedication, and commitment to providing a safe and healthy environment for its associates. Averitt Express is the first Transportation and Logistics provider to achieve this award from BB&T Insurance Services, Inc. BB&T Insurance Services, Inc. is the 5th largest broker of insurance in the United States and takes great pride in recognizing and celebrating the “best of the best,” and is proud to include Averitt Express in this elite group.

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