Averitt Named 2008 Carrier of the Year by Rheem Water Heating

Averitt Named 2008 Carrier of the Year by Rheem Water Heating

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, 2009) – Averitt Express was recently honored with the 2008 Carrier of the Year award from Rheem Manufacturing’s Water Heating division.

Averitt was presented the award in recognition of its efforts to uphold Rheem Water Heating’s high service standards. The award is based on criteria such as on-time performance, claims, billing accuracy and customer satisfaction.

Ray Roldan, division logistics manager for Rheem Water Heating, said it was a great pleasure to congratulate Averitt’s accomplishments.

"Rheem Water Heating is proud to recognize the outstanding quality of service and the relationship we have developed with Averitt," said Roldan. "Their consistent delivery performance, ability to meet or exceed our customer's expectations and responsive attitude creates a business relationship that will continue to grow with Rheem. Averitt is one of our long-term partners."

About Rheem Manufacturing Company
Rheem Water Heating Division is headquartered in Montgomery, AL. Rheem is a leading producer of water heating solutions since 1930. Rheem’s products are used both commercially and residentially.

About Averitt Express
Established in 1971, Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to more than 100 countries. The company specializes in delivering customized solutions with a single source of accountability for service offerings that include less-than-truckload, truckload, time-critical, importing/exporting and supply chain management. Backed by successful execution for hundreds of customers, Averitt’s supply chain management capabilities include dedicate fleet operations, warehousing services and transportation management. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT or visit http://www.averittexpress.com.