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AVERITT EXPRESS OFFERS LTL RATES ONLINE

AVERITT EXPRESS OFFERS LTL RATES ONLINE

   Averitt Express, the Cookesville, Tenn.-based freight transport and logistics provider, said Monday that customers can now access account-specific less-than-truckload rates at Averitt's Web site, http://www.averittexpress.com .

   The new Web service gives customers real-time access to pricing details on individual LTL shipments customized to their specific account, the company said.

   Shippers merely provide individual shipment details, like origin and destination zip codes, freight class and weight. Besides rate quotes, available pricing details include pricing tariffs, rate bases, and gross minimum information. Customers can also get up-to-date fuel surcharge percentages and basic accessorial charge details that may be applicable.

The FREIGHTWAVES TOP 500 For-Hire Carriers list includes Averitt Express (No. 24).