For Immediate Release
Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking Association
Women In Trucking
Association Names 2020 Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation
WI – Aug. 4, 2020
– Redefining the Road
magazine, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT),
announced today the recipients of the 2020 “Top Woman-Owned Businesses in
list was created to recognize women in leadership and encourage more women
to become proactive leaders in their organizations – and even start their
own businesses, according to WIT president and CEO Ellen Voie. The program
supports WIT’s overall mission: To encourage the employment of women in the
trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize the
obstacles they face.
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, according to Brian Everett, publisher of Redefining the Road
used to identify qualified applicants include majority ownership by a
woman, financial stability and growth, innovation, and entrepreneurial
spirit. Each company was nominated and chosen based upon business success
and accomplishments–including those related to gender diversity.
list is comprised of companies from a diverse range of business sectors in
the commercial freight transportation marketplace, including motor
carriers, third-party logistics companies, and original equipment
named to the 2020 “Top Woman-Owned Businesses” list and the primary female
business owners are:
Global Logistics (Angela Eliacostas, President and Founder)
Aria Logistics (Arelis
Gutierrez, President and CEO)
Brenny Transportation, Inc.
(Joyce Brenny, CEO and Founder)
Kenco (Jane Kennedy Greene,
Knichel Logistics (Kristy
Knichel, CEO and President)
(Barb Bakos, President and Owner)
RFX Inc. (Kimberly Welby,
President and CEO)
Rihm Family Companies (Kari
Rihm, President and CEO)
(Jennifer Mead, CEO)
Tru-Pak Moving Systems
(Allyson Siegel, CEO and Owner)
United Federal Logistics Inc.
(Jen Behnke, President and Owner)
Veriha Trucking, Inc. (Karen
Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
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
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