Women In Trucking Continues Gold Level Partnership with PACCAR
by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 15, 2020 8:45:00 PM
Plover, WI – May 15, 2020 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that PACCAR has renewed its Gold Level Partnership, helping the nonprofit organization empower more women to develop careers in transportation, celebrate their successes and address the challenges they face.
In addition to providing financial support, the company actively participates in the association. Michele Rodgers, Director of Business & Product Development for Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, serves on the WIT board of directors.
“PACCAR is proud to support Women In Trucking, an organization with diversity-focused initiatives that parallel our own,” said Rodgers. “Inclusion initiatives within PACCAR and the industry drive success and open doors to all.”
“We are grateful to have the continued support from an influential business leader like PACCAR,” said Ellen Voie, President and CEO of WIT. “Their passion and advocacy for diversifying the industry is instrumental in advancing the WIT mission and affecting real change in the industry.”
Since 2007, WIT has been committed to bringing greater opportunities for women in transportation and helping them succeed. A few recent accomplishments include a record-breaking attendance at the 2019 Accelerate! Conference and Exhibition; an award-winning magazine that explores gender issues in transportation; and a weekly SiriusXM radio show called Women In Trucking that features listener call-ins and interviews with professionals from the trucking industry.
About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
Women In Trucking, 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, BMO Transportation Finance, Daimler Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, PACCAR, Penske Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart, and Waste Management. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.