Women In Trucking Blog / Industry News

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 …

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Topics:Industry NewsWomen In TruckingGender Diversity Issues

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 4, 2021 9:46:15 AM

Women In Trucking joins broad coalition calling for passage of legislation to promote service in transportation. As the need for professional drivers continues, the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) is …

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Topics:Industry NewsWomen In TruckingEllen'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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Topics:Industry NewsEllen's Blog

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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Topics:Industry NewsEllen's Blog

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jul 28, 2020 11:15:16 AM

Many transportation and logistics providers went into survival mode in Q2, yet despite a global pandemic, freight continued to move. A majority of companies were forced to get many, sometimes …

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Topics:LeadershipOperationsIndustry News

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jul 22, 2020 2:51:00 PM

COVID-19 has sent shockwaves through the global supply chain and freight ecosystem, resulting in a highly volatile and uncertain landscape. While freight activity and product demand plummeted, e-commerce sales skyrocketed, …

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Topics:LeadershipIndustry News

by Eleanor Lamb, on Mar 16, 2020 9:47:00 AM

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has relaxed certain hours-of-service regulations for motor carriers involved in coronavirus-related relief efforts. The declaration, issued shortly after President Donald Trump on March 13 …

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by Jeana Hysell, on Feb 21, 2020 11:06:00 AM

Commercial drivers “should exercise caution” when deciding whether to use CBD oil, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced. Products containing the hemp-derived substance known as cannabidiol have grown in …

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Topics:SafetyIndustry NewsHealth and Wellness

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 18, 2019 10:33:00 AM

For 24 years, the Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show has been a highlight for the residents of St. Ignace, Michigan. This year’s event took place September 15. Hundreds of trucks …

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Topics:Life on the RoadIndustry News

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