Women in Trucking Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Sep 4, 2020 4:59:22 PM

I never thought I could be friends with a piece of technology that is exceptionally nosey. I’m a pretty private person, and the thought of sharing my physical data makes …

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by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Sep 2, 2020 11:11:32 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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by Norman Winegar, on Aug 25, 2020 5:46:44 PM

Recall the flight safety instructions we always hear just before takeoff? The ones to which you don’t pay much attention. Remember the part that says, secure your own oxygen mask …

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by Michele Wade, on Aug 25, 2020 11:29:47 AM

As Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao plays a vital role in shaping the industry. She oversees the formulation of national transportation policy and serves as principle advisor to the president in …

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by Michele Wade, on Aug 19, 2020 9:20:41 AM

“I’m a third-generation lady trucker. I grew up in trucks,” Jacinda Duran proclaims proudly. Following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother, who were both truck drivers, she launched …

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by Norman Winegar, on Aug 18, 2020 4:14:11 PM

Our national election is about two and ½ months away and a large turnout of voters is expected. Much national attention, anxiety and angst is on how it can be safely …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Aug 13, 2020 4:39:18 PM

Since its origination, the trucking industry has endured war, economic depression, public relations crises, political uncertainty, heavy-handed legislation, and now, global health pandemics. As the data showed in DDC’s recent …

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by Michele Wade, on Aug 11, 2020 10:07:37 AM

According to American Express’ 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, employment by woman-owned companies (WOBs) in the transportation and warehousing industry increased 10 percent between 2014 and 2019. Even more …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Aug 5, 2020 1:43:19 PM

According to Adapting to a Pandemic: Freight Market Budget and Priority Shifts In 2020, trucking companies are working to improve business financial health by increasing margins. Despite progression of the pandemic, …

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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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