For Immediate Release
Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking Association
Ext. 220, brynn@WomenInTrucking.org
Women In Trucking
Association Announces Continued Gold Level Partnership with PACCAR
Plover, WI – April
27, 2022 – The
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that PACCAR has renewed
its Gold Level Partnership for 2022. This valuable partnership will help
the non-profit association continue to empower women to develop careers in
the transportation industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize
the obstacles they face.
In addition to providing
financial support since becoming a Gold Level Partner in 2019, the company
actively participates in the association. Michele Rodgers, Peterbilt
Engineering Section Manager, serves on the WIT Board of Directors.
Women’s Association promotes gender equality and supports individual
empowerment. Its mission is to provide resources through education,
networking, and mentoring to employees. The Women in Trucking Gold
Level Partnership will continue to facilitate interaction and organized
activities, supporting women and leadership,” said PACCAR VP and CIO, Lily
“We have seen positive
changes in the truck cab design because of PACCAR’s efforts to provide a
more ergonomic and driver friendly cab for all of our professional
drivers,” said Ellen Voie, president and CEO of WIT. “Influential industry
leaders like PACCAR, driven by passion for diversity, play a vital role in
advancing the WIT mission and affecting real change within the
in 2007, the Women In Trucking Association is a resource for more than
5,500 corporate and individual members located in the United States, Canada
and Mexico, as well as Japan, Australia, Sweden, South Africa and New
Zealand. Recent accomplishments include participating in White House and
FMCSA roundtables; launching its driver ambassador expo trailer, which
promotes truck driving as a career; supporting new female drivers through
its mentorship program with LeadHERalliance; and more than 800 registered
attendees at the 2021 Accelerate! Conference and Exhibition.
About Women In
Trucking Association, Inc.
Wome 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: Amazon, Arrow Truck Sales, 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, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. For more information,
visit womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.