Women In Trucking Blog / Ellen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Nov 3, 2022 10:15:22 PM

For over fifteen years, the Women In Trucking Association has worked hard to advance our mission: to encourage the employment of women, address obstacles and celebrate success. This goal to increase …

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by Ellen Voie, on Oct 4, 2022 8:54:43 PM

The mission of Women In Trucking includes the goal to, “encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry.” The idea of a mobile unit in a semi-trailer was realized in …

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by Ellen Voie, on Sep 6, 2022 12:09:02 PM

The word civility is defined as formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech. Its origin is the word “civilitas” which relates to citizens. Words aligned with civility include courtesy, politeness, good …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 5, 2022 3:46:13 PM

The Women In Trucking Association strives to be a resource for the trucking industry. This means we spend a great deal of time collecting data from our members. Everything from recruiting and …

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by Ellen Voie, on May 31, 2022 5:30:33 PM

The word turnover in the trucking industry does NOT mean a flakey pastry filled with fruit. Unfortunately, it describes a reality pertaining to the revolving door for our professional drivers. Current estimates …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 29, 2022 3:15:39 PM

Recently the Department of Labor held a “Day of Action” to promote safety and address these issues in the trucking industry. Since our inception in 2007, our mission has included …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 21, 2022 9:02:27 PM

Has anyone ever told you that in order to succeed you need to lower your voice tone, speak up more often and brag about your accomplishments? If you are a woman …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 1, 2022 10:04:13 AM

Before you read the title and jump to a conclusion, I want to start by saying that I hope you agree that we are all different. It’s not just about …

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by Ellen Voie, on Feb 8, 2022 11:08:44 AM

One of the goals of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) board of directors is to be a resource. This not only includes providing information and data to our members, but …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 18, 2022 8:21:41 PM

At a Women In Trucking reception, two drivers sitting next to each other discovered that they worked for the same carrier. As they left the event that evening, they vowed …

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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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