Cookeville – Averitt Express recently honored Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Kent Williams of Cookeville for 35 years of service. 

Pictured – Averitt Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Kent Williams (left) is presented his 35-year service award by President Wayne Spain (right)

A native of Orlando, Florida, Williams began his Averitt career in 1987 when he joined the Cookeville sales team. Since then, he has served as a Service Center Director in both Birmingham, Alabama, and Orlando, as well as Regional Vice President for Florida operations. 

He is one of the more than 1,300 active Averitt associates who are members of the company’s “Over 20 Team,” an exclusive group of associates who have served 20 or more years with Averitt. 

Averitt’s Cookeville-area service center is located at 1199 Salem Road, and its corporate headquarters is at 1415 Neal Street.  

Serving shippers for over 50 years, Averitt is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management solutions with an international reach to 100+ countries. Averitt’s LTL, Truckload, Dedicated, Distribution & Fulfillment, and Integrated services provide shippers access to a wide array of services and customized solutions that cover every link in the supply chain. Together, these services and technology offerings provide “The Power of One” to shippers, allowing them access to multiple transportation solutions from a single provider.

Averitt’s 9,000+ associates are dedicated to delivering the most reliable services within the industry, and to promoting a company culture that is centered around people, communities and giving back. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit

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