Daily Archives: August 30, 2016

Averitt Associates Contribute $25,000 to American Red Cross Flood Relief Efforts

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) — In the wake of recent flood disaster in Louisiana, the associates of Averitt Express recently made a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund.

The Red Cross is currently using the funds to provide food and shelter to thousands who have been affected by the floods, many of whom have lost their homes and possessions due to the weather-related disasters.

According to Averitt officials, the donation was made from funds collected through the company’s associate-giving organization, known as Averitt Cares for Kids. Averitt Cares for Kids is funded 100% by voluntary contributions from the company’s associates.

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XPO LOGISTICS RECOGNIZES SEVEN PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS FOR SURPASSING TWO AND THREE MILLION SAFE DRIVING MILES

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GREENWICH, Conn. – August 30, 2016 – XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) today announced that two of its professional truck drivers have surpassed three million safe driving miles, and five additional drivers reached the two-million-mile mark. The drivers, who operate in long-haul service for XPO’s truckload business, were honored this month during a ceremony at the company’s service center in Clive, Iowa.

XPO has recognized Charles Robinson of Albia, Iowa, and  Pat Squier of Des Moines, Iowa, for three million safe driving miles; and Bryan Crosswhite of Findlay, Ohio, Charles Howell of Clay City, Ky., Donald Jackson of Queen City, Mo., Phillip Oaks of Jackson, Ky., and Mark Orr of Reelsville, Ind., for two million safe driving miles.

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