Women In Trucking Blog / Gender Diversity Issues

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 …

Read Story
Topics:Ellen's BlogGender Diversity Issues

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 …

Read Story
Topics:SafetyLife on the RoadEllen's BlogGender Diversity Issues

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 …

Read Story
Topics:Ellen's BlogGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 29, 2021 8:05:47 AM

Photo: 2021 'I HEART Trucking' Photo Contest Submission from Debbie Marler 1. Gender Diversity Measures Included in Infrastructure Package Language in the bipartisan infrastructure bill establishes a transportation workforce outreach program …

Read Story
Topics:Industry NewsWomen In TruckingGender Diversity Issues

by Patrice Brown, Yellow | Sponsored Content, on Dec 17, 2021 10:13:18 AM

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are multifaceted issues. As leaders, I believe we need to tackle these subjects holistically to better engage and support all underrepresented groups within our businesses, communities, …

Read Story
Topics:LeadershipGender Diversity IssuesSponsored Content

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 15, 2021 8:17:40 AM

Never before have there been more opportunities for female drivers in the commercial freight transportation industry. As a driver, you’re a hero of the highway, a road warrior who can …

Read Story
Topics:Redefining The Road MagazineSafetyGender Diversity Issues

by Freightliner; Daimler Truck North America | Sponsored Content, on Dec 8, 2021 7:12:51 AM

Supporting gender diversity in trucking is nothing new to Freightliner or to Daimler Truck North America (DTNA). For years, they’ve been at the forefront, not just with words, but with …

Read Story
Topics:LeadershipGender Diversity IssuesSponsored Content

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 1, 2021 2:33:55 PM

America just celebrated Women’s Equality Day, a day where the United States commemorates the nation’s 1920 ratification of female suffrage and reflects on what more it can do to ensure …

Read Story
Topics:Gender Diversity Issues

by Michele Wade, on Jun 29, 2021 12:15:05 PM

“We all have the power to bring about change, individually and collectively, and the way we do that is by starting conversations in our own workplaces.” - Sallie Krawcheck, author of …

Read Story
Topics:LeadershipRedefining The Road MagazineGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jun 23, 2021 11:15:41 AM

In honor of Pride month, Transporeon spoke with WIT member Regan Morton, a professional driver for YRC Freight and activist. As a trans woman, Regan works to raise awareness around issues …

Read Story
Topics:Driver PerspectiveGender Diversity Issues

About Women In Trucking

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.

Subscribe to Updates