For Immediate Release
Brynn Everett, Women In Trucking Association
Women In Trucking
Association Announces Gold Level Sponsorship through FedEx Freight
WI – May 15, 2019 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) welcomes
FedEx Freight as its newest Gold Level Sponsor, helping the organization
empower more women to develop careers in transportation. Tracci Schultz,
senior vice president, Strategic Planning, Engineering, Operational
Solutions at FedEx Freight, will serve on the WIT Board of Directors.
Freight has actively participated in the association as a Bronze Level
Sponsor. Now supporting WIT at the Gold Level, the company is furthering
its commitment to advancing gender diversity in the industry.
Freight recognizes the value of a diverse workforce and we are grateful for
their support as an influential industry leader,” said Ellen Voie,
president and CEO of WIT. “Relationships like these will help us to
continue to encourage employment, promote accomplishments, and minimize
obstacles faced by women working in the industry.”
2007, with the support of its members and partners, WIT has significantly
impacted transportation and logistics in its efforts to advance gender
diversity. A few recent accomplishments include a transportation doll,
Clare, that introduces the next generation to the trucking industry, a
record-breaking attendance at the 2018 Accelerate!
Conference and Exhibition, and a weekly SiriusXM radio show called Women In Trucking that
addresses critical industry issues and pushes for more women to consider
Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
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: Arrow Truck Sales,
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, BMO Transportation Finance, Daimler
Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B.
Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, Peterbilt Motors Company, Ryder
System, Inc., and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.
For more information, visit http://www.womenintrucking.org or call
connecting customers with opportunity has motivated the people of FedEx
Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and a leading provider of LTL freight
services. We revolutionized the LTL industry with the priority and economy
model, and we offer our customers both fast-transit delivery of
time-sensitive freight (FedEx Freight Priority has the fastest published
transit times of any nationwide LTL service) or cost-effective delivery
when they can trade time for savings. Through more than 370 service centers
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focus on Safety Above All, our 45,000 team members are driven to innovate
for our customers and give back to the communities where we live and work.
To learn more, please visit about.fedex.com.