COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In its effort to recruit and retain highly skilled professional drivers, Averitt Express recently gave away a $5,000 cash prize to an associate as part of its Referral Rewards Cash In 2016 program.
Shreveport, Louisiana driver Brad Rogers was the winner of the $5,000 reward, part of a program that includes three rounds of vacation packages and cash prize drawings before culminating in a year-end prize of $10,000 for two associates.
“It’s amazing to win this prize,” Rogers said. “Winning $5,000 put a nice spring in my step. I already think very highly of Averitt, and the fact that we have a program like this, it’s great.”
Averitt is awarding the Referral Rewards Cash In 2016 incentives in addition to its regular Referral Rewards program, which pays associates up to $1,500 for referrals that lead to the hiring of qualified drivers. It is also part of a commitment to using innovative ways to find the best drivers, according to Danny Crooks, Averitt’s vice president of corporate transportation.
“Our drivers are some of our best recruiters, because they already know friends and acquaintances who would make a good fit for our team,” said Crooks. “Programs like this are a win-win for our entire team, and we will continue to look for creative ways to help our team reach its goals.”
Established in 1971, 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 solutions for service offerings that include climate controlled, cross-border/domestic offshore, dedicated, expedited, intermodal, international ocean/air, local customization, less-than-truckload, PortSide, retail distribution services, 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) and transportation and operations management systems.
For more information, call (800) AVERITT (283-7488) or visit AverittExpress.com.
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