The nominations deadline for Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s Emerging Leaders honor has been extended an additional week to Oct. 13, 2017.

HDT’s Emerging Leaders is a group of young trucking industry leaders who are already making a difference in his or her fields.  We’re looking for young professionals who are influential, innovative and successful, who can point to outstanding accomplishments and leadership qualities, and who have a passion for the trucking industry.

Emerging leaders will be under 40 years of age and work for a for-hire, private, government or vocational fleet. The award nomination is open to those employed in any aspect of a fleet’s business and all levels, whether management, maintenance, sales, marketing, safety, IT, training, or elsewhere.

Whether a person is in the top management position of a company, a shop foreman or the IT person who led a key data transition, as long as they are making a difference in the trucking industry they are eligible for nomination.

Leaders honored as an HDT Emerging Leader will be featured in an article in our December print magazine issue. The nominee must be under 40 years old as of Jan. 31, 2017, self-nominations are also being accepted.

To nominate an Emerging Leader, fill out our online nomination form here.