Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking Association
952-442-8850 ext.220, brynn@WomenInTrucking.org
Call for Nominations: 2019
Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award
WI – December 18, 2018 – Women
In Trucking Association (WIT), Truckstop.com, and Transportation
Intermediaries Association (TIA) are seeking nominations for the 2019
Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA). The award recognizes the
achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals involved
in logistics in North America.
are making enormous strides in the $186 billion logistics industry,” said
Nancy O’Liddy, Chief of Staff with the Transportation Intermediaries
Association. “In fact, that is why TIA started their own Women in Logistics
Committee, which then prompted us to partner with Women In Trucking. Great
friendships and partnerships have grown from that joint effort and we are
proud to present this award at our annual convention.”
may nominate a candidate by completing and submitting the nomination form
at www.womenintrucking.org/DWLA. Nominations are due February 8,
Distinguished Woman in Logistics award allows us an opportunity to honor a
trailblazing woman who has exceeded her role in supply chain management and
is both a role model and a pioneer in the industry,” said Ellen Voie,
president/CEO, Women In Trucking Association.
by Truckstop.com and TIA, the award is open to high-performing women
in any field related to logistics, including supply chain management,
third-party logistics, and trucking. Renee Krug, chief financial officer of
GlobalTranz was the 2018 DWLA winner.
award selection committee includes representatives from WIT, Truckstop.com,
TIA, and academia.
typically seen as a male-dominated industry, women play a critical role in
trucking and transportation and are key to keeping the wheels moving,” said
Brent Hutto, Chief Relationship Officer, Truckstop.com. “We are very
excited to partner with Women In Trucking, to celebrate the achievements
and efforts of the women that make this industry great, and to shine a
spotlight on the growing number of opportunities for women in the transportation
and logistics industry.”
winner of the 2019 DWLA will be announced during TIA “Capital Ideas”
Conference and Exhibition, on Friday, April 12 from 9-11am in Orlando,
additional information regarding the nomination process, visit womenintrucking.org
or contact Lana Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (920) 737-9490.
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 http://www.womenintrucking.org or call
Truckstop.com is the one-stop connection between
North America’s commercial transportation professionals. Founded in 1995 as
the first freight-matching marketplace to hit the
web, Truckstop.com has grown to provide load planning and
optimization, transportation management, telematics, rate benchmarking and
spot market data, and powerful negotiation tools. Truckstop Pro,
Truckstop.com’s most recent and most advanced software subscription, offers
users a real-time load board and enhanced transportation partner search and
qualification. To learn more, visit Truckstop.com.
Intermediaries Association (TIA) is the professional organization of
the $186 billion third-party logistics industry. TIA is the only
organization exclusively representing transportation intermediaries of all
disciplines, doing business in domestic and international commerce. TIA is
the voice of the 3PL industry to shippers, carriers, government officials
and international organizations. TIA is the United States member of the
International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations, FIATA.