Women In Trucking Blog / Ellen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Mar 30, 2021 3:03:35 PM

For the past twenty years, the issue of truck parking has made the top ten list of industry issues in the annual American Transportation Research Institute survey. In 2020, it …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 23, 2021 10:49:12 AM

Photo: Navajo Express | 2020 "I HEART Trucking" Photo Contest Submission March is Women’s History Month and the Women In Trucking Association was formed in March of 2007. Now, fourteen years …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 2, 2021 9:26:35 AM

Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States. He reportedly liked to relax in the Willard Hotel's lobby in Washington DC, where he would sit with a cigar …

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by Ellen Voie, on Feb 8, 2021 4:33:18 PM

In the late eighties American Express trademarked the slogan, “membership has its privileges.” In those days you had to pay a fee to carry their card, so they wanted you to …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 6, 2021 12:18:35 PM

“Don’t reinvent the wheel, just realign it.” Anthony J. D’Angelo, author We’ve all heard the adage about reinventing the wheel. Why spend a great deal of time and effort on …

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by Ellen Voie, on Dec 7, 2020 1:59:02 PM

Have you ever watched the YouTube video about the invisible gorilla? Click here to watch and count how many times the ball is passed between the players in the white shirts. As you …

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by Ellen Voie, on Nov 3, 2020 10:15:29 AM

President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad. In 1906, the ICC was authorized to set maximum railroad rates …

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by Ellen Voie, on Oct 12, 2020 1:32:18 PM

Have you ever questioned how some terms or phrases are either outdated or don’t even make any sense? For example, when was the last time you actually “dialed” the phone? Except for …

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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 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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The Women In Trucking Association is a non-profit organization with the mission to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the industry.

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