Contact: Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking
In Trucking Association Announces New Partnership with Michelin North
Plover, WI – April
27, 2018 – The Women In Trucking Association
(WIT) welcomes Michelin North America, Inc. as its newest Gold Level
Partner, helping the organization increase the number of women employed in
the transportation industry. Adam Murphy, Vice President,
Business-to-Business Marketing will serve on the WIT Board of Directors.
“Michelin North America,
Inc. is proud to strengthen our association with Women in Trucking, an
organization that shares our fervent belief in the benefits to be had by
strengthening the engagement of women in the transportation industry, and
an organization that is doing such great work to advance that cause,"
“We are thrilled to add
Michelin North America, Inc. as a Gold Partner,” said Ellen Voie, WIT
President and CEO. “Their passion and advocacy for positive change by
engaging more women in transportation will be instrumental in advancing the
With the support of its
members and partners like Michelin North America, Inc., WIT has made great
strides in helping to raise awareness and increase the ranks of women
through numerous initiatives over the past decade. A few recent
accomplishments include the association’s annual Accelerate! Conference
and Expo, a weekly SiriusXM radio show called Women In Trucking, the creation of a
Canadian Image Team, and a new trucker doll, Clare, who encourages girls to
consider a career in transportation.
About Women In Trucking
Women In Trucking Association, 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: Michelin North America, Arrow Truck Sales, Bendix Commercial
Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance,
Expediter Services, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, and Walmart. Follow
WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org
or call 888-464-9482.
Michelin North America, Inc.
to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures
and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes,
automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and
motorcycles. Michelin also offers a full range of innovative services and
solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more
environmentally friendly. To create unique mobility experiences, Michelin
publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road
atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America employs more
than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S.