Women In Trucking Blog / Ellen's Blog (2)

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 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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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