For Immediate Release
Contact: Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking
Women In Trucking
Association Announces Continued Gold Level Partnership with Expediter
Plover, WI – April
30, 2020 – The
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that Expediter Services
has renewed its Gold Level Partnership, helping the nonprofit organization
elevate the issue of gender diversity in transportation and logistics.
In addition to providing
financial support, the company actively participates in the association.
Jason Williams, president of Expediter Services, serves on the WIT board of
directors. As well as in 2017, WIT teamed up with Expediter Services to
launch an innovative program that served as a platform to assist in
establishing 150 new women-owned small businesses within transportation.
“We have benefitted
tremendously from working with WIT over the last four years,” said
Williams. “The insights gained have directly contributed to our company’s
ability to service our existing client base as well as grow within our
market space. We’ve also had the pleasure of collaborating on projects with
Ellen and her team, which has brought access to talent that we wouldn’t
“We greatly value the
partnership we have with Expediter Services,” said Ellen Voie, president
and CEO of WIT. “Their commitment to helping women find their path to
success in trucking is crucial to advancing the WIT mission.”
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
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.
Expediter Services/ES is a one-stop service focused
company offering programs and opportunities to independent contract drivers
and owner operators throughout the trucking industry through its wholly
owned subsidiaries: ES Contract Driver Services, ES Equipment Finance, ES
Truck Sales, ES Management Services, and ES Insurance Services.