Women in Trucking Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 29, 2020 1:52:29 PM

Recently I reached out to our driver members and asked them about the stresses they are experiencing due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Challenges included access to personal protection supplies and …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver PerspectiveHealth and Wellness

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jul 28, 2020 11:15:16 AM

Many transportation and logistics providers went into survival mode in Q2, yet despite a global pandemic, freight continued to move. A majority of companies were forced to get many, sometimes …

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Topics:LeadershipOperationsIndustry News

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Jul 28, 2020 10:49:58 AM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentDriver AmbassadorDriver Perspective

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jul 22, 2020 2:51:00 PM

COVID-19 has sent shockwaves through the global supply chain and freight ecosystem, resulting in a highly volatile and uncertain landscape. While freight activity and product demand plummeted, e-commerce sales skyrocketed, …

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Topics:LeadershipIndustry News

by Michele Wade, on Jun 24, 2020 1:16:00 PM

Safety is a priority at National Carriers Inc. (NCI), a diversified motor carrier based in Irving, Texas. Redefining The Road recently caught up with Jill Maschmeier, Director of Safety and …

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Topics:Redefining The Road MagazineSafety

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Jun 23, 2020 2:14:00 PM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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Topics:Driver AmbassadorLife on the Road

by Kelsea Eckert, on Jun 23, 2020 1:42:00 PM

Few are born with the innate knowledge of running a business. Skills must either be learned from others or learned the hard way. While some people gravitate toward the school …

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Topics:LeadershipOperations

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 2, 2020 3:36:00 PM

The trucking industry has long been a male-dominated environment, and although things are changing, it's still predominantly men behind the wheel, in the corner office, and the shop. As women …

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Topics:Human ResourcesLife on the RoadWomen In TruckingHealth and WellnessEllen's Blog

by Michele Wade, on May 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

How can women engage men in improving gender diversity in the workplace? “Awareness building is an important first step in winning men’s support,” says Kelly Wolf Gonzalez, Director of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at KeepTruckin Inc, …

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Topics:LeadershipRedefining The Road Magazine

by Michele Wade, on May 19, 2020 10:18:00 AM

Characteristics that are often associated with men – such as aggression, competition and decisiveness – are frequently rewarded in today’s workplace. While such behavior might go against their natural instincts, …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional Development