Averitt named Dollar General LTL Carrier of the Year

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 13, 2016) — Averitt Express was recently honored by Dollar General, as the retailer named Averitt as its LTL Carrier of the Year.

Averitt was recognized by Dollar General on several criteria, including overall value and on-time service, which was nearly 99 percent in 2015.

“It is an honor to receive this award from such a well-respected customer as Dollar General,” said Wayne Spain, Averitt’s president and chief operating officer. “Dollar General has been a long-term partner for our team, and we will work to continue to earn the trust they have given us.”

The award marks the second time Averitt has been recognized as Dollar General’s LTL Carrier of the Year, as it also claimed that honor in 2010. Averitt was also named Dollar General’s Carrier Partner of the Year in 2010.

For more information about Averitt’s retail supply chain capabilities, visit Retail.AverittExpress.com.

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.