COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (June 16, 2010) – Averitt Express was recently honored with two different awards from Dollar General: 'LTL Carrier of the Year 2009' and 'Carrier Partner of the Year 2009.' The awards were presented to Averitt at Dollar General's headquarters in Goodlettsville, Tenn.
According to a company spokesperson, Averitt received the “LTL Carrier of the Year” award in recognition of its efforts to meet or exceed Dollar General’s expectations in terms of on-time service, quality and flexibility. In order to earn the “Carrier Partner of the Year” award, however, Averitt was required to have been innovative and proactive in meeting Dollar General’s transportation needs in several areas, including LTL, truckload and dedicated services.
"We're very proud to have earned this recognition from such a well-known organization as Dollar General," said Gary Sasser, Averitt's president and CEO. "Our team is dedicated to providing all of our customers with the absolute best service possible, and these awards help to reinforce that commitment."
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 cross border/domestic offshore, dedicated, expedited, intermodal, international ocean/air, local customization, less-than-truckload, PortSide™, transportation management, truckload (dry van, flatbed, refrigerated, brokerage), warehousing and value-added services, including a centralized call center, strict performance metrics and an ongoing focus on green/sustainability efforts. Averitt's technology offerings include a full suite of web-based shipping tools, electronic data interchange (EDI) and transportation and operations management systems. For more information, please call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit http://www.averittexpress.com.