Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation

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What makes a company desirable for women to work?

Top-CompaniesMany say it comes from such primary 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 third 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.

Here’s how it works:

  • Complete the Nomination Form (there is no fee to apply or nominate)
  • Be prepared to confirm the enterprise has a minimum of U.S. $5 million in gross annual sales, has a workforce of at least 100 employees, and is a confirmed corporate member of WIT
  • Complete your nomination for the 2021 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation. Be prepared to provide this information: Full Contact Information of individual completing the nomination (must be an authorized representative of the organization being nominated), indicate features that exist within the organization that makes it a good place for women to work (multiple pick list), and explain what makes this organization worthy of being recognized (maximum 75 words).
  • It’s highly recommended that the nominator maintain a record of the nomination, as WIT will NOT fulfill requests of providing copies of the nominations after submissions. (Suggestion: Develop the nomination in a Word document using the fields above, and then copy/paste the responses into the online form. This way you retain a complete nomination for your records).



What is the process to qualify?

(Note: Your organization must generate a minimum of U.S. $5 million in gross global sales and be a corporate member of the Women In Trucking Association - join here. Given the recent situation with COVID-19, with companies having to furlough and lay-off employees, we have reduced the required number of employees to 50. In addition, you as the nominator must be an authorized representative to nominate your organization.)

Step 1:
Nominate your organization

Explain in 75 words or less what makes your company worthy of being recognized as a great place for women to work. Also be prepared to indicate if the nominated organization demonstrates any or all of the above characteristics.


Step: 2
Online Voting

The marketplace votes and helps to validate all nominations. Voting takes place early June 1-25, so encourage your workforce and business partners to vote!

Official list of companies will be confidentially notified by early July.

Step: 3
Receive Recognition

Winning companies will be recognized at WIT's Accelerate! Conference & Expo during a special awards program and featured in the cover story of the Redefining the Road magazine (Edition 3 2021).

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