Women in Trucking

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March 25, 2015

Cummins Appoints Engine Business Vice President

Cummins has appointed Amy Boerger as vice president of its North American Engine Business unit. Boerger was a finalist for the 2014 Most Influential Woman in Trucking.

March 10, 2015

WIT Honors Rihm 2015 Influential Woman in Trucking

Women In Trucking and Navistar presented the fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Kari Rihm, president and CEO of Rihm Kenworth. The award was given during a ceremony this week at the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting.

March 6, 2015

Finalists Announced for Influential Woman of the Year Award

Women In Trucking and Navistar announced the six finalists for the 2015 Influential Woman of the Year award which highlights the achievements of female role models and pioneers in the trucking industry.

February 25, 2015

Women In Trucking Partners with University of Memphis on Index

Women In Trucking will begin work on a system to track the number of women serving in the trucking industry with the help of the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Memphis.

January 22, 2015

Con-Way Launches Web Series about Women Truck Drivers

Con-way is launching a series on YouTube called “Women in Trucking” that features the firsthand experiences of two accomplished women truck drivers and their careers in truckload and less-than-truckload driving.

January 22, 2015

Video: Life on the Road With Women Truck Drivers

Con-way is launching a series called “Women in Trucking” that features the firsthand experiences of two accomplished women truck drivers and their careers in truckload and less-than-truckload driving.The series will follow two of Con-way’s top drivers, Ina Daly and Stephanie Klang. For more information, click here

January 7, 2015

Women In Trucking Looking for Image Team Drivers

Women In Trucking is accepting nominations for its Image Team through Jan. 31. The Image team will be announced at the Salute to Women Behind the Wheel event at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March.

December 22, 2014

Women In Trucking Seeks Nominations for Award

Women In Trucking Association and Navistar are seeking candidates for the 2015 Influential Women In Trucking award. The winner will be announced at the TCA annual convention in March 2015.

August 26, 2014

HDT Fact Book: Drivers

August 15, 2014

Another Exec Gets a Taste of Life on the Road

An announcement about J.J. Keller's president riding along with women truckers prompts a blog post from Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge about the importance of connecting with truckers.

August 5, 2014

Trucking and Scouting: A Great Match

As a former Girl Scout, a Girl Scout leader for the past three years, and a trucking editor for 24, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge is thrilled to see continuing efforts to educate young people in both Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting about the trucking industry.

May 23, 2014

TAT and WIT Pilot Program to Combat Human Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking and Women in Trucking are looking for female drivers to participate in a pilot program that aims to fight human trafficking.

May 15, 2014

Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes

As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel like a truck. The challenge for truck makers comes in designing truck cabs to fit an expanding body-size profile, while making the driving environment appealing to people who have different expectations about trucks – all without alienating the existing driver population.

April 11, 2014

First Annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award Program Announced

The Women In Trucking association announced the creation of the “Distinguished Woman in Logistics” award, sponsored by transportation software provider TMW Systems.

March 25, 2014

Marcia G. Taylor Named 2014 Influential Woman in Trucking

TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX -- Navistar and the Women In Trucking Association presented Marcia G. Taylor, president and chief executive officer, Bennett International Group, with the fourth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award at this week's Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting.

March 17, 2014

Ryder Partners with Women in Trucking to Develop Female-Friendly Vehicles

To respond to the increasing number of women choosing careers as professional truck drivers and to inspire more women to consider the transportation industry as a career, Ryder System, announced a partnership with Women In Trucking, a non-profit organization established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry.

March 13, 2014

Women in Trucking Announces Finalists for 2014 Influential Woman in Trucking Award

For the fourth consecutive year, the Women in Trucking Association and Navistar are highlighting the achievements of female role models and pioneers in the trucking industry with the Influential Woman in Trucking award.

February 11, 2014

Recruiting Women Drivers: Trucking as a Career Choice

The under-representation of women in the trucking industry is a special interest of Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge, whether it's behind the wheel or in the board room. Her "All That's Trucking" blog post highlights three companies who are actively recruiting women drivers.

November 25, 2013

Lana Batts, 'Queen of the Road'

"Lana R. Batts and trucking are joined at the axle." So reads the opening sentence of a profile of Batts in DC Velocity, a magazine for distribution center managers and executives, where she talks about trucking and her latest endeavor, driver screening.

June 13, 2013

Women In Trucking Invited to the White House

When John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, women were earning 59 cents for every dollar earned by men. Women in the trucking industry were scarce, as few even considered becoming a driver or another career within the industry.

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