Tag: Women in Trucking
Coalition calls for amended tax treatment of PPP funds
Specifically, the groups want Congress to clarify that businesses are able to deduct business expenses paid for by loans that are forgiven. In other news: Wallwork Kenworth relocated its Williston, North Dakota, location to an upgraded site, and WIT honored its top women-owned companies in trucking.
August 7, 2020
News roundup, Dec. 3: Women in Trucking seeking nominations for Female Driver of the Year award; #GivingTuesday matching funds for St. Christopher donations; 2020 Kenworth calendars available
The Women in Trucking Association and Walmart are seeking nominations for the inaugural Women in Trucking Female Driver of the Year award. Dart Transit today will match up to $1K in St. Christopher donations. Kenworth’s 2020 wall and appointment calendars show images of several of the company’s truck models.
December 3, 2019
News roundup, Sept. 11: Three N.J. rest areas closing temporarily, influential women in trucking, more
Three New Jersey rest stops in Ridgefield, Hamilton and Forked River will be closed approximately through Memorial Day next year. Pedigree Technologies has released a camera add-on for its ELD. And: Women in Trucking announces six ‘most influential woman’ award finalists, one professional driver among them: Kellylyn McLaughlin of Schneider National.
September 11, 2019
Health insurance: Women in Trucking partners with insurance broker
WIT is working with insurance broker OneDigital Health and Benefits to make available health insurance/employee benefits options to WIT members with two or more employees. In addition to health, services include group life, dental, vision and additional options for voluntary benefits.
August 22, 2019
‘They’re not used to seeing a woman haul steel’ — Meet Md.-based Nikki Stewart
“There’s a lot of ego in steel hauling. You have to psych yourself up for it, like an athletic event. You have to have a good work ethic. They’re not used to seeing women hauling steel. When they see you’re a woman, they have to give you some kind of label.” Hear more from Stewart in this ‘Faces of the Road’ installment from Long Haul Paul.
May 1, 2019
‘Women to watch’ in trucking
The Women In Trucking Association announced its second-annual list of “Top Women to Watch in Transportation.” Among the 53 so named, three are currently drivers or owner-operators
March 25, 2019
‘Winds of change’ at FMCSA: Administrator Ray Martinez opens NASTC conference with keynote
Leadership at the Department of Transportation on up to the President of the United States, Martinez said, “wants us to work with the regulated community” to boost safety and efficiency. Also: NASTC honors Dan Baker on his 80th birthday, Roar Logistics as Broker of the Year and Women in Trucking’s Ellen Voie for promoting female truckers.
November 2, 2018
Influential Woman in Trucking nominations open
The Women in Trucking award recognizes those who make or influence key decisions in any trucking industry setting. Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 1.
August 7, 2018
Trucker-songwriter salutes women in trucking
Longtime trucker and songwriter Joe Martin recently penned and recorded the song you’ll hear via the video as a tribute to women working behind the wheel in the trucking industry.
February 26, 2018
Seven scholarships awarded by Women in Trucking
The Women In Trucking (WIT) Foundation awarded seven scholarships so far this year. The scholarship recipients each received $1,000 for their educational training.
June 15, 2017
Three finalists named for annual Women in Trucking award
Wal-Mart’s Elizabeth Fretheim, Red Arrow Logistics’ Liz Lasater and J.B. Hunt’s Shelley Simpson are finalists for the second annual “Distinguished Woman in Logistics” award.
February 25, 2016
Trucking with the ‘enemy’
News flash: Safety advocate who thinks of truckers as the “enemy” makes a run with Walmart driver Carol Nixon, comes away impressed. As for the rest of the industry …
September 29, 2015
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