Averitt Named a ‘2020 Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation’

COOKEVILLE — Averitt Express has been recognized as one of “Redefining the Road’s2020 Top Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation.” “Redefining the Road,” the official magazine of the Women in Trucking Association (WIT), annually highlights companies that are focused on employing women in the trucking industry. 

Nominees for the recognition were selected by the publication’s editorial team based upon several criteria, including: 

  • Corporate culture that fosters gender diversity 
  • Competitive compensation and benefits 
  • Flexible hours and work requirements 
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Career advancement opportunities 

Once the nominees were selected, more than 13,000 industry professionals voted for their favorite companies.  

“Our team is honored to be recognized for our efforts to create an inclusive work environment that enables women to succeed at Averitt and within the transportation industry,” said Averitt President and Chief Operating Officer Wayne Spain. “From drivers to leadership, our goal is to ensure our culture provides opportunities and resources for all people to grow and advance in their careers.” 

In addition to providing opportunities for women to grow professionally, Averitt provides several benefits and amenities that make it an ideal transportation company to work for. From competitive pay to secure facilities with numerous amenities and a company-funded profit-sharing and retirement plan, Averitt is continually seeking ways to improve life on the road, in the office and at home for its associates. 

To learn more about career opportunities at Averitt, visit AverittCareers.com

About Averitt Express 

Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to more than 100 countries. 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

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