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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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 Kelsea Eckert, on Jun 23, 2020 1:42:00 PM

Few are born with the innate knowledge of running a business. Skills must either be learned from others or learned the hard way. While some people gravitate toward the school …

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by Michele Wade, on May 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

How can women engage men in improving gender diversity in the workplace? “Awareness building is an important first step in winning men’s support,” says Kelly Wolf Gonzalez, Director of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at KeepTruckin Inc, …

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by Michele Wade, on May 19, 2020 10:18:00 AM

Characteristics that are often associated with men – such as aggression, competition and decisiveness – are frequently rewarded in today’s workplace. While such behavior might go against their natural instincts, …

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by Michele Wade, on May 5, 2020 3:29:00 PM

Joyce Brenny and her husband Todd founded Brenny Transportation in 1996 with three employees. Today, they have 100, including their daughter and son-in-law. The company has ranked as one of the Star Tribune’s Top …

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by Kelly Radi, on Apr 28, 2020 3:50:00 PM

I was up in New Brunswick, Canada, working with a group of women in the trucking industry (shout out to WIT members Day & Ross!) when I heard the news …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 2, 2020 5:35:00 PM

Until a few short weeks ago, none of us could have imagined a world with COVID-19, social distancing and government mandates to stay in our homes. Each day we listen …

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by Michele Wade, on Mar 10, 2020 10:24:00 AM

More than 60,000 new drivers are needed, according to the American Trucking Associations. And with the driver turnover rate at approximately 87 percent, fleets are struggling to hold onto the …

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by Aggie Alvarez, on Mar 5, 2020 10:52:00 AM

The difference between a leader who achieves commitment from employees versus one who achieves compliance, is effective coaching. The most effective leaders are those who see themselves as coaches and leaders rather …

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