Women In Trucking Blog / Redefining The Road Magazine

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 23, 2022 2:34:17 PM

Many women say they want employers with a corporate culture supportive of gender diversity, flexible hours and work requirements to accommodate family and life balance, competitive compensation and benefits, training …

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Topics:LeadershipRedefining The Road MagazineRecognition

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Oct 18, 2022 2:34:23 PM

The Great Resignation created a large vacuum of talent in the transportation workforce. Now, significant changes are being made throughout the industry in regards to recruitment efforts. Diversity and inclusion …

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Topics:Human ResourcesRedefining The Road Magazine

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 24, 2022 5:47:16 PM

Experts from Daimler Trucks, Waymo, TuSimple, Plus, and Gatik reveal autonomous is here and the opportunities for women in trucking are great. Tech in the form of automatic transmissions, GPS …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 17, 2022 3:12:29 PM

L to R: Finalist Eileen Dabrowski, finalist Amanda Schuier, WIT President and CEO Ellen Voie, and the 2021 Infuential Woman in Trucking, Lily Ley. The Women In Trucking Association recognized …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentRedefining The Road MagazineRecognition

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 25, 2022 4:11:14 PM

A recent study from Northwestern University of 37,000 scientists and their mentees found “mentorship is indeed beneficial, especially when mentors pass down unwritten, intuitive forms of knowledge. Amanda McLaurin says …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 4, 2022 9:29:14 PM

The default visual for an individual in a leadership role has long been a white, able-bodied, cisgendered male. Rather than examining the skills needed, we assume an individual who fits this profile …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentRedefining The Road Magazine

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 …

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Topics:Redefining The Road MagazineSafetyGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 1, 2021 5:45:00 AM

With 375 employees (including 150 drivers) working across seven separate locations around the country, ReedTMS Logistics was connecting with a remote workforce long before the coronavirus pandemic made it a …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Aug 25, 2021 10:58:29 AM

Many professional truck drivers go above and beyond their job descriptions, excelling at safety while also contributing to the trucking profession and their communities. A few in particular stand out …

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by Women In Trucking Staff, on Aug 17, 2021 7:17:02 PM

Photo: KayLeigh McCall, Schneider In 2016, Millennials became the largest portion of the American workforce, overtaking both Gen-Xers and Boomers. As the transportation industry faces record-breaking labor shortages in the next …

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