COOKEVILLE — Heavy Duty Trucking, an industry trade publication, has named Averitt a 2021 Top Green Fleet. The award recognizes transportation companies throughout the U.S. that have illustrated a dedication to minimizing their impact on the environment.
In 2004, the company became a charter member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay® program. By investing in the industry’s most modern trucks and trailers, in conjunction with optimizing its fleet routing, Averitt has made several measurable achievements that provide a positive impact for its customers, including:
- 38% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions
- 88% reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions
- 6.2 million gallons of diesel fuel saved
“Our team is humbled to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to reduce the impact of our operations, and subsequently, the impact of our customers’ supply chains on the environment,” said Averitt President Wayne Spain. “It’s truly a collaborative effort across our organization and with our customers that has allowed us to reach many different sustainability milestones over the years.”
Averitt has recently been recognized with numerous sustainability awards, including:
- 2021 Green Supply Chain partner (Inbound Logistics)
- 2021 Top Green Provider (Food Logistics)
- 2020 Clean Diesel Award (Tennessee Trucking Association)
- 2020 Green Supply Chain Award (Supply & Demand Chain Executive)
For more information on Averitt’s sustainability initiatives, please visit AverittExpress.com/Green.
About Averitt Express
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 AverittExpress.com.