Averitt Express was recently honored by Coca-Cola’s Parts and Equipment division as its 2022 Supply Chain LTL Carrier of the Year.
Averitt handles Coca-Cola’s inbound equipment for its various soda dispensing machines, powering the soft drink maker’s supply chain efforts in the Dallas, San Antonio and Louisville areas.
“We are humbled to receive this honor from a globally recognized brand such as Coca-Cola,” said Kent Williams, Averitt’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. “Our team strives to deliver quality customer service, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Coca-Cola by providing reliable, first-class transportation solutions.”
Coca-Cola presented the award during a special gathering at Averitt’s Dallas service center.
This marks the first time Averitt has earned LTL Carrier of the Year recognition from Coca-Cola.
Love's provides holiday meals for military families
Love’s Travel Stops and Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable and secure military families, joined forces for the third-straight year to distribute 150 meal kits to preregistered families this past Saturday through Operation Homefront’s Holiday Meals for Military.
“The Holiday Meals for Military is an event we look forward to every year, and we were so excited to host it at our corporate offices once again,” said Jenny Love Meyer, chief culture officer and executive vice president of Love’s. “We’re always proud to join Operation Homefront in playing a small part in providing support and comfort to military families during holidays, and love seeing the excitement on families' faces when they pick up the kits.”
Love’s corporate employees and volunteers from Operation Homefront gathered at Love’s Corporate Offices to hand out the meal kits, which included all the essentials for a traditional holiday meal. This year’s Holiday Meals for Military will put meals on the tables for more than 17,000 military families nationwide.
Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, traditional and permanent housing and recurring support programs throughout the year to help military families overcome the short-term bumps in the road, so they don’t become long-term chronic problems.