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Life on the Road

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The transition to a driving career may be closer than you think

By Averitt Careers on May 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, Averitt makes it possible with our Dock-to-Driver Training Program, an exciting opportunity to transition from the dock to the road while still earning money and receiving benefits.  

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Ongoing Covid-19 Response Works to Keep Everyone Healthy and Safe

By Averitt Careers on May 15, 2020 8:13:57 AM

2020 has turned into a very unusual year and we’re still wondering what “normal” will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic is in our rearview mirrors. For now though, Averitt is continuing to respond comprehensively to concerns regarding the virus. Over the last several weeks, we have taken our always-strong commitment to health and safety to a new high with ongoing efforts to keep all of our associates and particularly our amazing driving force – well and healthy.

Topics: covid-19
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Retirement Planning: Planning for the Future Starts Today

By Averitt Careers on May 12, 2020 8:32:00 AM

In such unfamiliar times as we’re facing, it’s natural for people to be concerned about the future. Thankfully, it’s always the right time to get on track with saving for retirement. Averitt Express is committed to helping associates not only through the life of their careers, but beyond as well.

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Career path that starts at Averitt can just keep on going and growing

By Averitt Careers on May 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM

There are so many perks and advantages at Averitt Express for professional drivers (let’s hear it for low-cost insurance plans, profit-sharing, uniform allotment, Red Thinkin’ Rewards, personal conveyance program, and more), but one of the most important benefits we offer is the ability to grow and chart your career path.

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Averitt Associates are Stitched Together With Pride

By Averitt Careers on Apr 23, 2020 9:19:05 AM

Averitt associates are instantly recognizable by their bright red shirts and sharp overall look, which perfectly pairs with our professional performance! Why are uniforms such an important part of how we look and operate?

Topics: uniforms
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Driver Podcast: COVID-19 Updates for Truckload and CDL Renewals

By Averitt Careers on Apr 15, 2020 3:03:33 PM

Interested in learning what makes driving at Averitt different from everyone else? Take a listen to the Averitt driver podcast and hear behind-the-scenes details about driver benefits and experiences from the drivers themselves. In each episode, we feature actual Averitt associates and drivers discussing current industry topics. Take a listen! 

Topics: podcast
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Averitt's Response to COVID-19

By Averitt Careers on Mar 30, 2020 3:26:00 PM

One of Averitt's highest priorities is to protect the health and safety of our associates, customers and the general public. Rest assured, we are approaching and adapting to the ongoing situation with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic through continuous monitoring and safe practices at all levels of our company.
 
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Averitt Spotlights Women in Trucking

By Averitt Careers on Mar 26, 2020 3:20:00 PM

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Averitt Express turns the spotlight on the women who drive our industry – and economy! Valerie and Tina, two of our professional drivers who represent women truckers, answer questions about being part of the Averitt family.

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Driver Podcast: COVID-19 Updates

By Averitt Careers on Mar 19, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Interested in learning what makes driving at Averitt different from everyone else? Take a listen to the Averitt driver podcast and hear behind-the-scenes details about driver benefits and experiences from the drivers themselves. In each episode, we feature actual Averitt associates and drivers discussing current industry topics. Take a listen! 

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Associates Set Records With Donation To St. Jude, Community Service Hours In 2019

By Averitt Careers on Mar 19, 2020 10:21:52 AM

Averitt’s theme, The Power of One, was on full display in 2019 with an impressive number of charitable donations and volunteer hours amassed by our drivers and other associates to benefit our communities and our associate-driven charity, Averitt Cares for Kids.

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Professional Truck Driver Tips for The New Year

By Averitt Careers on Jan 10, 2020 4:32:55 PM

As we say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020, this is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and decide how we want to move forward into the new year. Making New Year’s resolutions is something many people do in order to get their year started off on the right foot. While it’s easy to make these resolutions with the best of intentions, it can be hard to stick with them as the year goes on. We’ve put together some of our favorite tips for truck drivers. You can incorporate them into your personal and professional goals whether it’s this January or well into 2020. It’s never too late to make some changes!

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Heroes Wanted on the Highway

By Averitt Careers on Jan 8, 2020 4:18:59 PM

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness month. Human trafficking occurs along our nation’s roadways, and the transportation industry is doing something about it. Drivers are the eyes and ears of the road and have more opportunities to recognize signs of human trafficking and take action against it.

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Truck Drivers: Are You Ready for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse?

By Averitt Careers on Dec 20, 2019 1:32:25 PM

The FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse site is live, and many truck drivers might be feeling the pressure to fully understand what will be expected of them. The good news? There’s no reason to be intimidated. The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is specifically designed to streamline the hiring process for recruiters and carriers ... which will, in turn, make applying for these jobs easier for the drivers involved.

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Averitt Celebrates the Holidays, Honors Veterans Alongside Wreaths Across America

By Averitt Careers on Dec 18, 2019 3:27:00 PM

The holiday season is an ideal time to give special attention to the contributions of those who have impacted our lives and to give back wherever possible. Our team did just that on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, by proudly helping Wreaths Across America honor our nation’s veteran with a wreath sponsorship to show support for this important tribute to the sacrifices of fallen servicemen and women. Participating in Wreaths Across America, an annual industry highpoint, was a poignant and touching addition to our continual commitment to give back to our communities.

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Should You Get Your HazMat Endorsement?

By Averitt Careers on Dec 16, 2019 3:59:00 PM

The idea of getting your hazmat endorsement can be very intimidating. Most people think of hauling dangerous chemicals and the accidents you see on the news. Did you know that there’s actually quite a broad spectrum of items that fall into the hazardous materials category? At Averitt, we’re not an acute hazmat carrier. This means that most of what our hazmat-endorsed drivers handle include flammable liquids like paint, or corrosive materials such as batteries or even soft drink syrup.

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The Ultimate Survival Guide to Trucking Orientation

By Averitt Careers on Nov 18, 2019 10:36:00 AM

Let’s face it - trucking orientation generally has a bad reputation and while it may be accurate for some orientations, not all programs are created equal. Here, we’ll walk you through what to expect at trucking orientation, questions you’ll want to ask and a look at the Averitt difference.

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Ask the Averitt Recruiter! Answers to Your Most Common Questions

By Averitt Careers on Nov 13, 2019 4:41:00 PM

Our team of professional recruiters have received every question under the sun over the years, but a few common questions are the most frequent. They took the time to answer those questions for you to help you in your journey to becoming an Averitt associate.

Topics: Recruiting
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Laredo Truckload Driver Takes Pride In His Ride

By Averitt Careers on Nov 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

For a perfect example of someone who takes pride in his ride, look no further than Laredo Truckload driver Luis Flores. Luis has been with Averitt for about a year and a half, and he keeps his truck looking sharp – on the inside and out.

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The View From Home: Averitt Driver Spouses Share Their Thoughts

By Averitt Careers on Sep 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM

When you’re researching trucking companies or life as a professional truck driver, it’s not hard to find out about all things trucking from a driver’s perspective. You can easily learn about the benefits each company has to offer or about the challenges of life out on the road. What you don’t hear often, however, are thoughts from those keeping things together back at home. At Averitt, a driver’s family is part of ours too, which is why it has always been a priority for us to walk beside our drivers and their families to make sure they’re supported both at home and away.

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Go On Tour With Averitt's OTL Team

By Averitt Careers on Sep 11, 2019 8:44:00 AM

At Averitt, we believe in opportunities. That’s a big reason why our drivers and their careers thrive with our better pay, generous home time options, great equipment and unmatched company culture. Another way we rise above the rest is by offering unique opportunities for our associates. Our On Tour Logistics (OTL) team is one way Averitt drivers can enjoy new and challenging experiences. This is an elite program available for internal transfer only and accepts Averitt drivers who exhibit the highest level of customer service and attention to detail.

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Military Veterans: Why a Truck Driving Career at Averitt Makes Sense

By Averitt Careers on Jul 23, 2019 1:18:00 PM

The men and women who serve our country make big sacrifices for the freedoms we enjoy. At Averitt, we believe that every veteran deserves to work with a company that values their experience and the unique skills they bring to the table. We’re honored to be recognized as a top military-friendly employer. Whether you’re current or former military, or whether your last day serving was yesterday or a decade ago, there’s a place for you on our team.

Topics: Veterans
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Tour our Service Centers

By Averitt Careers on May 22, 2019 11:04:00 AM

Many common questions among drivers looking for jobs are all about the vehicle you’ll be driving. You spend a lot of time behind the wheel, so it makes sense that you’d want to hear all about our modern equipment and advanced safety technology. However, it’s also important not to overlook the importance of access to service centers and other amenities. Driving is hard work and you will need places to stop, refuel and recharge along the way. We have over 100 facilities throughout 21 states in order to give you access to anything you need nearly anywhere you go. If you’ve never been to one of our service centers, here’s a little tour to show you what you can expect while on the road with Averitt:

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10 Tips for Recent CDL School Graduates

By Averitt Careers on May 7, 2019 11:58:00 AM

You’ve worked hard and made it through CDL-A school, but now what? Most trucking companies require experience, so it can be frustrating when you’re a recent CDL driving school graduate with no experience under your belt. Not only will you need to find a trucking company that will hire CDL-A graduates with no experience, but you’ll also want to choose a driving job that’s a good fit for you. We’ve put together 10 great tips that you should know if you’re about to start, are currently in or recently graduated from CDL school. This information will not only help you find the best trucking companies to work for as a new driver, but it will also help you get set up for success in your new career.

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Finding Your Place: A Guide to Careers at Averitt

By Averitt Careers on Apr 19, 2019 3:43:00 PM

We like to do things a little differently at Averitt Express. Not only will you find better pay, benefits and equipment, but you’ll also discover that we’re as passionate about helping you find the right kind of job that matches your life goals as you are. We don’t believe in placing limitations on your driving career, which is why we’re proud to offer an extensive list of job opportunities to choose from. Want a driving job that gets you home every day? Check. Craving more predictability in your route and schedule? We have that too.Interested in gaining more training or moving up in leadership? We’re happy to help you along the way.Looking to get off the road entirely? That’s easy - we have plenty of non-driving jobs and would be happy to help you find the best fit.

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A truck driving career after military retirement: Answers to your most frequent questions

By Averitt Careers on Apr 12, 2019 11:35:00 AM

Transitioning to civilian life after a career in the military can be challenging. You know what being part of a team looks like and what it means to work hard. You’ve learned valuable skills during your military career, but you might be unsure of how you can put those skills to use in a civilian setting. Although you have many options to choose from, some veterans find that a truck driving career is a great option for employment. There are several things you should consider if you’re looking into driving a truck after your military retirement. Here are some of the most common questions we’ve heard from veterans as they explore the possibility of a driving career:

Topics: military driving
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How to find the highest paying truck driving jobs

By Averitt Careers on Apr 1, 2019 11:30:00 AM

When it comes to looking for a truck driving job, what do you look for the most? Many drivers would say that how much money they’ll be able to make is the most important factor they consider when they’re looking at a potential new employer. While your income opportunity is definitely one piece of a job search, it’s important to remember that a driving job is more than the cents per mile you can earn.

Topics: pay benefits
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Think Long Term: Averitt's "Over 20 Team" Breaks Trucking Industry Trends

By Averitt Careers on Feb 1, 2019 7:54:00 AM

Career longevity is a thing of the past in most instances. There’s the probability of change in any industryand today’s workforce demands more from employers than just a regular paycheck. Trucking is particularly known for its growing shortage of experienced truck drivers and the inability for companies to hold onto their CDL-A drivers long-term. At Averitt Express, we’ve proven that it’s possible to create one of the best trucking companies around where people want to work and, ultimately, build a career that makes them proud. Our “Over 20 Team” continues to grow strong even as the industry faces significantly high turnover rates.

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The Value of Hiring Veterans in Transportation

By Averitt Express on Nov 8, 2018 9:50:07 PM

How military personnel make your workforce stronger, smarter and uniquely capable

Hiring military veterans has proven time and time again to be a win-win situation for both transportation companies and the veterans themselves. For our returning servicemen and women, our industry provides a good job, a stable career path and an opportunity to utilize much of the skills and training gained during the course of military duty.

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Our Heroes Wear Red

By Averitt Express on Sep 6, 2017 8:00:57 PM

Our hero, the driver

"They're the heroes the road deserves, they're the ones you can count on. So they'll keep driving. Because they can handle the job - they're everyone's heroes. They're professionals, watchful protectors of the road. Your drivers..."

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VIDEO: Excited About Opportunities To Promote From Within

By Averitt Careers on Mar 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Are you looking for a stable career in the transportation industry with opportunities to grow and reach your full potential? Well of course you are!

Whether you’re new to trucking or a long-time veteran looking to continue your career with a proven leader in the industry, Averitt has what you’re looking for. From our focus on professionalism to our commitment to promote from within, there’s a good chance that Averitt can be the last stop on your career journey.

Don’t just take our word for it… listen to what a new associate has to say about becoming a part of the Averitt team!

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Averitt Associates Give ... And Give BIG!

By Averitt Careers on Feb 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Charitable giving program has donated more than $7 million to worthy causes

Time and time again, Averitt associates prove that when we come together, there’s nothing we can’t do! Take our associate-funded, charitable-giving program Averitt Cares For Kids, for example. Through small weekly contributions over the last three decades, ACFK has given nearly $7.5 million to charitable causes, including $4.8 million toward the funding of research and treatment at St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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VIDEO - Building a Championship Team

By Averitt Careers on Nov 15, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Ask any coach, and they’ll tell you the key to winning a championship is teamwork.

We believe that’s true for the Averitt team as well. Our driving associates and operations leadership work together to deliver outstanding service to our customers, and that helps secure a bright future for all of us.

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