Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Averitt Express Honored

Cookeville-based Averitt Express has been honored with the 2008 Rising Star Carrier of the Year award from Walmart, in recognition of Averitt’s commitment to providing top-notch quality and service. According to Walmart, Averitt received the award based on its overall dedication to customer service, operational excellence, and the ability to offer creative solutions to Walmart’s complex supply chain. Each year, Walmart recognizes the outstanding service of several carriers in their respective categories. Some of those categories include Innovative Package Carrier of the Year, Rising Star Carrier of the Year, Grocery Carrier of the Year, and Small Carrier of the Year. This is the first time Averitt has received the award. Averitt was selected as a Rising Star recipient from a pool of numerous other carriers partnering with Walmart.