The Women In Trucking Association named Ryder sales executive Delores Lail as the newest member of its board of directors.
Lail is the senior vice president of sales for Ryder, Fleet Management Solutions, East Region and she joins a board that provides guidance for the non-profit association and works to elevate the issue of gender diversity in the transportation and logistics industry.
“There are unlimited opportunities for equal employment and vast room for advancement of gender diversity. I look forward to being a voice for women’s challenges and providing a path for greater success of women in our industry,” said Lail.
At Ryder, Lail is responsible for all aspects and sales leadership for the East Region and has worked in sales and operations for 35 years. She was inducted into Ryder Rental Masters and recently served as a board member. Lail is also active in Ryder’s Women Leadership Association and Diversity Council. She was a recipient of the Florida Diversity Council’s Most Powerful and Influential Women’s Award.
Ryder has been a supporter of WIT and its initiatives to bring more women into the trucking industry since 2014.
“Our partnership with Ryder has helped us create change and encourage more women to consider entering the transportation and logistics industry,” said Ellen Voie, WIT President and CEO. “We are grateful to Ryder for sharing such talented individuals with Women In Trucking to further our mission.”