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Vote Now: "Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation"

What makes a company desirable for women to work? Many say it comes from such reasons as a corporate culture that’s supportive of gender diversity, flexibility in hours and work requirements to accommodate family and life balance, competitive compensation and benefits, training and continued professional development, and career advancement opportunities. 

If your organization is one that features these benefits (or more!), then it could be an ideal nominee for “Top Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation.” This is the first year this program will be featured in Redefining the Road, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association, with the goal to highlight companies in the industry that are friendly for women in BOTH driver and professional capacities. 

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Exploring the State of the Canadian Transportation Industry

By Brian Everett, Lead Strategist for the Women In Trucking Association and Industry Thought Leader in Transportation Marketing and Sales

Last month, I met with more than 40 sales, marketing and business professionals in transportation and logistics at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel during a transportation marketing and sales conference. The dialogue at this conference was provocative - and extremely relevant in today's competitive market in North American transportation. I was particularly impressed with the gender balance of those who attended - a very balanced mix of high-level men and women, most of whom made significant contribution to the discussion. Here are just a few of the items covered:

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Contribute Your Expertise! Join the WIT Content Advisory Council

Do you have significant experience in trucking and logistics - and have a passion to help advance the mission of the Women In Trucking Association? Then you should consider participating on the WIT Content Advisory Council.

This newly established content advisory council provide expertise, advice and direction both the Redefining the Road magazine and the Accelerate! Conference & Expo. Our goal is to have professionals on the council to represent those who are regular participants in the WIT community. 

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Be The Change: Women-Owned Businesses that Thrive

By Brian Everett, Publisher of Redefining the Road Magazine and WIT Strategist

For years, over-the-road trucking is a traditional industry where entrepreneurial men have put their leadership skills and intelligence to the test. They start their own companies and ultimately develop them into a successful enterprise.

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