by Ellen Voie, on Apr 18, 2024 4:04:09 PM

Mrs. Trisha Peach teaches a career unit for her fifth and sixth grade students at New London’s Intermediate/Middle School in central Wisconsin. She wanted the trucking industry represented, as many …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Apr 10, 2024 2:10:36 PM

Studies show that within three seconds people make many decisions or assumptions about one’s character. Within three seconds, one would be greeted with Jodi Edwards’ big smile and decide that …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Apr 10, 2024 9:30:18 AM

Safety is a key component to a successful retention strategy during today’s driver shortage, according to Marcia Faschingbauer, President and CEO of Excargo Services, a logistics company that provides intermodal, …

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by Jenny Fall, on Mar 29, 2024 1:40:06 PM

To salute someone is to make a gesture of respect or acknowledgement of valued accomplishment. On March 22, Women In Trucking (WIT) hosted its 13th annual Salute to Women Behind …

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by Jennifer Hedrick, on Mar 27, 2024 11:26:25 AM

A first piece of advice WIT’s founder Ellen Voie and several of our members gave me when I began my role as President and CEO of the Women In Trucking …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Mar 13, 2024 9:36:07 AM

Even if you prefer to keep your work and personal lives separate, it’s important to be your authentic self at work. While you may want to slightly adjust the way …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Feb 21, 2024 9:00:27 AM

Shelley Simpson, President of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, presenting at the 2023 Accelerate Conference & Expo. With only 31.6% of women as C-suite executives in transportation, according to the 2023 …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Feb 20, 2024 6:09:10 PM

Did you know that women make up nearly 12.1% of professional drivers? This is according to the 2023 WIT Index, which also reports the percentages of women in the C-Suite, …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Feb 20, 2024 1:06:01 PM

With help from ES and the Path To Ownership™ program, DeShawn Henry and Russell Jones became team drivers and secured funding for their first truck. There are 185 new women-owned …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Feb 7, 2024 10:15:09 AM

Supervising a team has its challenges. That’s why industry leaders have come together to identify ways to ease these issues for female leaders everywhere. Strong leadership takes drive, focus, determination, …

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