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VIDEO: Watch an Averitt Express truck driver help a veteran pay for his groceries


Take a look at what happens when a truck driver who works for Averitt Express gets in line behind a U.S. military veteran who cannot pay for his groceries on a hidden camera show called “What Would You Do?”

In the video, you can see Averitt Express dedicated accounts truck driver Jim Reid as he waits in line behind a U.S. military veteran at the grocery store. Not only does Reid thank the veteran for his service, but when the veteran’s credit card is declined, he even volunteers to pay for the man’s groceries.

Join A Team That Honors The Service And Sacrifice Of Our Nation’s Military

Averitt Express is dedicated to honoring the service of our nation’s military by helping them transition to civilian jobs within the trucking industry. The U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve has named Averitt Express a “Patriotic Employer” on numerous occasions. You can click here for more about job opportunities for veterans.

Meet The Averitt Family In Tifton, Georgia

If you’re interested meeting the Averitt Express team face to face to talk about job opportunities, you are invited to a hiring event at the company’s Service Center located on 281 Jordan Rd in Tifton, Georgia on the following dates:

  • Friday, October 6 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Averitt is looking to add to its team of regional and dedicated truck drivers. They also have an open position for a full time diesel mechanic and a part time dock worker.

Can’t make it to the hiring event or prefer to apply online? Click here to get started.

Averitt Express is based in Cookeville, Tennessee. In 1971, company leader (and then-20-year-old-dock-worker) Gary Sasser purchased the company and grew it from a three truck, five trailer operation to become one of the nation’s most highly awarded LTL carriers.



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