Women In Trucking Association Announces New Gold Level Partnership with DAT Freight & Analytics
by Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 19, 2022 5:00:00 AM
Plover, WI – Sept. 19, 2022 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) welcomes DAT Freight & Analytics as its newest Gold Level Partner. The Gold Level partnership is the highest level of support and commitment to the WIT mission: to encourage employment, promote accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Nadya Duke Boone, Chief Product Officer at DAT, will serve on the WIT Board of Directors.
"DAT is proud to support Women In Trucking and its mission to encourage more women to join the industry and to support the women already here,” said Boone. “I started my career in engineering and know how valuable it is to demystify traditionally male-dominated industries to demonstrate the opportunities for women. I'm looking forward to helping more women literally get in the driver's seat."
“We are proud of the extraordinary progress we have made for women at all levels of the trucking industry,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO. “We look forward to our partnership with DAT Freight & Analytics, leveraging their broad range of services and immense data to gain a deeper understanding of industry trends to strengthen and further the mission of our association.”
Founded in 2007, the Women In Trucking Association is a resource for more than 7,000 corporate and individual members located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Japan, Australia, Sweden, South Africa and New Zealand. Recent accomplishments include releasing the 2022 WIT Index, the official barometer to benchmark and measure the percentage of women who make up critical roles in transportation each year, finding professional female drivers increased to 13.7%; participating in White House and FMCSA roundtables and events; launching its Professional Driver Hub, an online resource to encourage driver success; and more than 800 registered attendees at the 2021 Accelerate! Conference and Exhibition.
About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Amazon, Arrow Truck Sales, Daimler Truck North America, DAT Freight & Analytics, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, PACCAR, Penske Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart, and WM. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.
About DAT Freight & Analytics
DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, motor carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights based on 500 million freight matches and a database of $137 billion in annual market transactions.
Founded in 1978, DAT Solutions LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP), a diversified technology company and constituent of the S&P 500 and Fortune 500 indices.