Women In Trucking Blog

by Fran Bernard, on Jan 25, 2023 8:40:58 AM

Have you ever wondered if there was somewhere you could go just to look, observe, go ga-ga over some of the gorgeous trucks you see while out on the road? …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 18, 2023 5:27:10 PM

What is the leadership transition all about? Jennifer Hedrick, CAE, has been hired recently as the incoming President and Chief Executive Officer of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT). In …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 16, 2023 7:27:49 PM

Sixteen years ago, when Women In Trucking Association was formed, the response from the trucking industry was positive. They were more interested in using an untapped resource (women) to fill …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 5, 2023 9:05:45 AM

Making diversity and inclusion a cornerstone of an organization’s, culture, mission, and strategy is not only the morally justifiable approach, but it can lead to tangible benefits. Consulting firm McKinsey …

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Topics:Human ResourcesGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 1, 2023 5:45:00 AM

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Liz Williamson’s mother sold her into human trafficking at the age of six. Williamson’s mother used her to make money from child pornography, …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 27, 2022 8:06:52 PM

As 2022 comes to a close, what topics caught the eyes of our readers over the past twelve months? From recruiting, safety, driver tips and more, here are the top …

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by Fran Bernard, on Dec 27, 2022 4:52:35 PM

One third of new gun buyers last year were women. Self-defense is the number one reason that women are taking the gun industry by storm. Whether it is to feel …

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Topics:Safety

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 26, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Access to adequate truck parking continues to pose significant challenges for professional drivers on many levels. This article explores the various challenges and safety risks that are generated as a …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the Road

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 23, 2022 2:34:17 PM

Many women say they want employers with a corporate culture supportive of gender diversity, flexible hours and work requirements to accommodate family and life balance, competitive compensation and benefits, training …

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Topics:LeadershipRedefining The Road MagazineRecognition

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 14, 2022 9:56:16 AM

Recently, the local Girl Scouts of Hagerstown, MD got a sneak peek into the world of trucking as NFI Industries hosted its first ‘Trucks are for Girls’ event. Powered by …

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Topics:Girl Scout Events

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