Averitt celebrates Driver Appreciation Week with drawings, giveaways and more

Cookeville city drivers David Adams (top), Danny Lesko (bottom, left) and Bruce Whittaker (bottom, right) prepare for Driver Appreciation Week festivities.

COOKEVILLE – As part of ongoing efforts to show appreciation for its driving force, as well as in commemoration of 50 years as a team, Averitt Express is celebrating Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 12-18) with events throughout its network.

This year’s festivities include giveaways, grab-and-go meals and other events at Averitt’s facilities. There are also daily prize drawings for wireless headsets, GPS units, gift cards, televisions, iPads and more.

For the grand prize, five over-the-road drivers will have their names drawn to be assigned a brand-new Freightliner truck.

“Our driving force is one of the most important reasons we’ve experienced success since 1971,” said Gary Sasser, Averitt’s chairman and chief executive officer. “Much like 2020, this year has once again presented unique challenges. Throughout everything we’ve faced, our associates have delivered an incredible performance that has put us in great position to share an even brighter future together.”

As another way to celebrate Driver Appreciation Week, Averitt produced a special video honoring its associates. To watch the video, visit InsideAveritt.com/DAW2021.

About Averitt Express
Celebrating 50 years in 2021, Averitt is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to 100+ countries. In its 50-year history, Averitt has grown from a small, local LTL carrier to a global logistics provider specializing in delivering customized transportation solutions that include LTL, truckload, international, distribution & fulfillment, dedicated, production and event logistics 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.

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