For Immediate Release
Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking Association
Women In Trucking
Association Announces Continued Gold Level Partnership with PACCAR
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
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.