Announcements

  • LGBTQ+ Identification Survey

    Are you an HR Representative in the Trucking Industry? Take our LGBTQ+ Identification Survey

    WIT realizes there is a growing number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer professional drivers and other transportation workers. As the voice of gender diversity, we want to ensure we are inclusive and to create an awareness within the trucking industry.

    WIT created a Gender Diversity task force to better understand the issues faced by those in the LGBTQ+ community and to improve our member's ability to identify and address these obstacles and to eliminate outright discrimination.

    We are also pleased to have a task force member from Cargo Transporters, the only truckload carrier in the US to receive a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index, which is the benchmarking report on practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. They were identified as a 2019 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.

    Using the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index information, we have created a survey to determine best practices in hiring, promoting, and accommodating the LGBTQ+ community. We hope to use this to highlight companies like Cargo Transporters who have made real efforts in providing an inclusive and diverse workforce.

    While some may still view the trucking industry as a place for white males, Women In Trucking Association is working hard to create an environment where anyone will feel valued, respected and appreciated, regardless of their gender identity.

    Please participate in the LGBTQ+ Identification Survey by December 31, 2019: https://www.research.net/r/LGBTQ+IdentificationSurvey

    Thank You!

  • 2019 Accelerate! Conference & Expo Highlights

    More than 1,100 transportation and logistics professionals registered to attend the fifth annual Accelerate! Conference & Expo September 30-October 2 in Dallas, TX (about a 300-person increase from the year before)! The unique event works to elevate the issue of gender diversity, develop women leaders, and explore how to leverage a diverse workforce for company success and engage and retain more females in the industry. 

    Check out the highlights from the record-breaking event!
  • VOTE NOW: "Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation"

    Now it’s time to vote for up to five companies that you think embody important attributes required to be a "Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation." There are 84 nominated companies that have made the final cut based upon our criteria (supportive of gender diversity, competitive compensation, flexibility in hours, etc.). Encourage your colleagues and others in your network to vote! 

    Read More & Vote
  • VOTING IS OPEN - "I HEART Trucking" Photo Contest

    Voting is now LIVE for the 2019 "I HEART Trucking" photo contest!! Make sure vote for your favorite photo of #SteeringTowardDiversity! Thanks to all who participated.

    VOTE NOW

  • 2019 "I HEART Trucking" Photo Contest is LIVE!

    The 2019 "I HEART Trucking" photo contest is now OPEN! This year's theme is #SteeringTowardDiversity - a message that trucking is for everyone and encourages companies to advance and celebrate diversity efforts within their workforce.

    Enter your photo June 17-30, followed by online voting. Photo entries must feature a truck, the hashtag #SteeringTowardDiversity, and representation of diversity.

    Learn more & Enter

    Sponsored by Hudson Insurance Group
  • RTR Ad Closes May 31

    Advertise With RTR
    This is the ideal way for you to reach this unique market segment — whether you’re trying to build business and drive sales, recruit female drivers, or attach your brand to the important issue of gender diversity in the transportation industry. There are many ad sizes and formats to fit your advertising goals and budget. Advertising closes May 31! 

    Contact Carleen Herndon with any questions at 615-696-1870 or carleen@womenintrucking.org

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  • Top Women-Owned Businesses in Transportation

    WIT encourages more women to proactively become leaders in their organizations – and in some cases, to even start their own businesses. Entrepreneurship is a viable means of economic self-sufficiency and many women are choosing an enterprise connected to transportation to be part of their career aspirations. WIT’s official magazine, Redefining the Road, will feature in its 2019 list of “Top Women-Owned Businesses” in transportation. Criteria used to identify qualified applicants will include status as majority ownership by a woman, financial stability and growth, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit of the woman owner. 

    Know a top woman-owned business? Nominate them! Deadline extended to April 5th!

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  • Download Engage App!

    Now, the WIT community will be right at your fingertips! Engage is available as an app, making it easier than ever to stay connected. The app is available for both Apple and Android devices. 

    To download the app:

    1. Go to the App Store or Google Play
    2. Search "MemberCentric" and download
    3. Once in the Membercentric app, search and select "Women In Trucking"
    4. Log in with your WIT member credentials
    5. Start a new discussion post or reply to one!

    *Make sure to turn on post notifications! Click into the Engage Open Forum community > click the settings wheel > choose your notification preference

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