Aug 3, 2021 4:26:32 PM
July 22, 2021 – COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Inbound Logistics, an industry trade publication, has named Averitt as a Green Supply Chain Partner for 2021.
The publication’s annual “G75” list recognizes carriers that have been judged on four benchmarks, which consist of measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement, and industry recognition.
In terms of the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability, Averitt continually seeks innovative solutions and technologies to reduce its carbon footprint within the supply chain. By investing in the industry’s most modern trucks and trailers, in conjunction with optimizing its fleet routing.
As a founding member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay® program in 2004, Averitt has made several measurable achievements that provide a positive impact for its customers, including:
The company has also taken steps to provide its customers with access to sustainable shipping solutions, such as the Averitt Smart Crate. Launched in 2020, the Smart Crate is a reusable, modular crating platform that fuses technology with sustainability. In comparison to traditional wooden crates, the Smart Crate can reduce packaging costs up to 40% per shipment.
“We are honored to be recognized for our efforts to the reduce the impact of our operations on the environment,” said Averitt president and chief operating officer Wayne Spain. “Improving the environmental efficiency of supply chains is a cause that we take to heart, and we will continue to work towards a better future for the communities and world we serve.”
Averitt has recently been recognized with numerous sustainability awards, including:
For information about Averitt’s career opportunities, visit AverittCareers.com.
About Averitt Express
Celebrating 50 years in 2021, Averitt is a leading transportation employer with 100+ locations throughout the United States. In its 50-year history, Averitt has developed amenities to serve its driving force, including state-of-the-art facilities, driver support centers for over-the-road drivers, dynamic safety technology, finishing schools, driver training programs and more. With a strong benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, company-funded profit-sharing retirement plan, incentive program for referrals, uniform credit and paid holidays, Averitt associates enjoy “more than cents per mile.” These benefits combined with a team-oriented culture and opportunities for career growth, help associates work together to succeed and serve customers. For more information about Averitt, as well as a list of job openings, call 1-888-AVERITT or visit AverittCareers.com.
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