Women In Trucking Names Averitt Top Workplace For Women In Transportationby Jake Tully - Published: 11/07/2018
Averitt Express announced earlier today it has been named a “Top Company For Women to Work for In Transportation” by the Women In Trucking Association, an honor recognizing transportation companies that actively support gender diversity.
The news from Averitt comes in the wake of the Women In Trucking Accelerate conference in Dallas, Texas later this month, wherein gender diversity in the trucking industry will reportedly be celebrated and discussed.
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"We're honored to be recognized for our efforts to create an inclusive working environment that enables women to succeed within our industry," said Wayne Spain, Averitt president and chief operating officer. "At every level of our organization, we continually strive to develop a culture that is both welcoming and full of opportunities for all that seek to grow professionally."
Averitt reports that as a “Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation” recipient, the company was judge by over 7,000 voters on various criteria including benefits, competitive compensation packages, career advancement opportunities and infrastructure for a work-life balance.
Interested parties may learn more about Averitt and the careers it offers by visiting the company site.