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What drives you?

No matter what type of driving you prefer, Averitt has an opportunity for you.
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Prefer a career off the road?

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Benefits that go on for miles

Averitt is a premier carrier with top-notch perks

Top Pay

If you're looking for top pay packages, Averitt has what you're looking for, and then some.

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Top Benefits

We think we have the best team in the world, and we set up our benefits to show it.

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Top Equipment

Professional equipment with state-of-the-art safety tech for our driving force.

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Top Facilities

100+ safe, secure facilities in 21 states. Your home away from home.

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Training for your Career

Need some guidance to step up to your future goals? We can help.
We offer several training programs custom-tailored to your experience level.
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Have post-9/11 GI Bill funds available? Averitt has great training benefits.
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Start on the dock and our experienced trainers will help you earn your CDL-A.
Averitt's current leaders started right where you are now. Get started today!
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Who is Averitt?

A company of professional, caring associates

The Averitt Story

For nearly 50 years, Averitt has been growing and thriving. Here's why.

About Averitt


Our culture of professionalism and giving is part of who we are on a deep level.

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Over 20 Team

Nearly 15% of our teammates have found a home at Averitt for 20 years or longer. 

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Averitt Giving

We believe in generously giving back to the communities we serve.

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Career Resources

Watch, read and learn about life at Averitt and on the road.

Life on the Road (BLOG)

Averitt's blog about Life on the Road, with tips and experiences from real team members.
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Check out our video library to hear from actual associates and drivers about their experiences at Averitt.
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Averitt News

News about new developments at Averitt, including services, facilities, policies and personnel.
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A library of documents and downloads that can help you as you research your future career.
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Our staff of recruiters is available to call Monday-Saturday. Give us a call now!
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Chat now with our recruiter team to get the answers to your questions.
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Get Pre-Qualified

Answer a few quick questions to determine where you best fit at Averitt.
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Frequent Questions

Get the answers to our most frequent questions - or ask your own!
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Averitt Salutes You

Whether your last day serving was yesterday or a decade ago, you've earned the right to be at ease.

Averitt Salutes You

Whether you’re current or former military, there’s a place for you on the Averitt team.
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1200 by 2020

Averitt set and achieved our goal of hiring 1,200 veterans before the year 2020.
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Military Friendly

Averitt has been named as a Military Friendly Employer in an independent survey.
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GI Bill

Have post-9/11 GI Bill funds available? Averitt has great training benefits.
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Averitt Orientation

Rolling out the red carpet for our new associates


What to expect during your orientation week

Orientation is your first step toward a rewarding career with endless opportunities! If you're selected to join our team, your selection coordinator will explain orientation in detail, and you'll receive an orientation packet to confirm this information.

Orientation is held at our corporate campus in Cookeville, TN. During your three- to four-day orientation stay, your lodging and meals will be provided.

Monday – Everyone will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:45 a.m. CST to receive their itineraries for orientation week. You will complete your DOT physical, road test and computer training, and receive your uniforms.

Drivers - Depending on the day of arrival, you will be expected to complete your road test Sunday or Monday.

Tuesday – Class begins at 8 a.m. CST. Learn about Averitt's history, culture and community involvement, along with enrolling in your preferred benefits package.

Wednesday – Class begins at 7 a.m. CST. Full day committed to learning about safety and DOT requirements.

Thursday – Class begins at 7:45 a.m. CST. Regional and dedicated drivers will train on our Omnitracs system.


Please be sure to bring the following documents with you:

  • Two forms of identification (a complete list of acceptable forms is in your orientation packet)
  • A voided check or something from your bank showing your bank account number to set up direct deposit
  • Page 1 of your 1040 from the previous year’s federal income tax return. This will show a spouse or any dependents who need to be added to insurance
  • Marriage certificate (if married in the current year)
  • Social Security numbers and dates of birth of any dependents for insurance purposes
  • Birth certificates for children not claimed on taxes (for insurance purposes)
Must bring original forms of identification and documents. Photo copies, duplicates or cell phone pictures cannot be accepted. We will make copies and return originals before you leave.


Please come dressed neat, clean and professionally.

Image at Averitt Express is extremely important. Bring the following with you:

  • A few pairs of dark-colored dress pants or khakis
    • Drivers – you will wear these the first day of orientation until you receive your uniforms
    • Non-Drivers – you will wear business professional attire (e.g., dress pants, dress shirt and tie, khakis, blouses or dresses)
  • Dark-colored shoes
    • Dress shoes or work boots are best
    • Cowboy boots and flip-flops are strictly prohibited
  • Tattoos should be covered or inconspicuous. Tattoos that are offensive and/or disturbing are prohibited.
    • If you require long-sleeve shirts to cover tattoos, these items will need to be ordered. This applies for orientation as well; please be prepared and bring a long-sleeve shirt with you.
  • Hair must be a naturally occurring color (no green, purple, etc.)
  • Hats or clothing with another company’s logo are not permitted

Check the weather for Cookeville TN 38502 so you can pack accordingly.

Men – Hair must be cut above the collar. Neatly trimmed beards, goatees and mustaches are permitted, maximum of 1/2 inch. No piercings.

Women – Hair must be neatly trimmed or pulled back. Earrings are permitted; however, hoops and dangling earrings may not be worn while handling freight. Excessive jewelry is not permitted.

We look forward to meeting you! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your selection coordinator or service center director.


Interested in being a part of the Averitt team?

We would love for you to have a seat in our next orientation session. Get the process started today!

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Orientation at Averitt

Your professional journey at Averitt begins on your first day here. Watch this video to see what a typical week of orientation is like in Cookeville, TN.


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