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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Women In Trucking Association Announces

Continued Gold Level Partnership with Freightliner Trucks</span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE </span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Plover, WI:  Since 2012 Daimler

Trucks North America (DTNA) and Freightliner Trucks have supported the Women In

Trucking (WIT) Association as a Gold Level Partner. Mary Aufdemberg, director

of product marketing, currently serves as chairwoman of the organization. </span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">“Women In Trucking plays a critical role

in pushing the envelope to diversify our industry, and DTNA is proud of our

ongoing involvement with this important organization,” said Mary Aufdemberg.

“DTNA is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment that supports and

mentors women as they pursue their career goals.  And we’re looking

forward to 2016 when Western Star Trucks will co-sponsor the Gold Level

Partnership along with Freightliner Trucks.”  </span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freightliner Trucks and Western Star

Trucks are the two major truck OEMs under parent company DTNA. </span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">At DTNA Aufdemberg oversees the

marketing strategy for Freightliner Trucks, and is specifically responsible for

managing business sales tools, promotions, training, industry events, brand

communications, and interactive initiatives. She joined the WIT Board of

Directors in 2013</span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">“DTNA has been a long-time supporter of

the Women In Trucking Association, not only as a Gold Level Partner, but as a

sponsor of the Salute to Women Behind the Wheel and more recently, the

Accelerate! Conference and Expo,” said WIT President/CEO Ellen Voie.

 “Mary and her team at DTNA have been a resource and industry leader for

our members seeking to expand their diversity efforts and we continue to work

together to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking

industry.”</span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Women In Trucking Association is a

resource for over 4,000 corporate and individual members located in the United

States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Japan, Australia, Sweden and South Africa

and New Zealand.</span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freightliner Trucks is a division of

Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the

leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks

North America produces and markets Class 5-8 trucks and is a Daimler company,

the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.</span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: bold;">Daimler Trucks North America LLC</span><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is

the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks

North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner,

Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is

a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.</span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: bold;">Women In Trucking Association, Inc.</span><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> is a nonprofit association formed

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 16 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: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems,

Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance, Great Dane Trailers,

J.B. Hunt Transport, Ryder System, Inc., U.S. Xpress, and Walmart. Follow WIT

on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit </span><a href="http://www.womenintrucking.org/"><spanstyle="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;

color:#2033FF">http://www.womenintrucking.org</span></a><spanstyle="font-family:

"Arial",sans-serif"> or call 888-464-9482.<u5:p class=""></u5:p></span><o:p></o:p></p>

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Ellen Voie CAE,

 President/CEO<o:p></o:p></span></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';"><a href="http://www.womenintrucking.org">WomenIn Trucking, Inc.</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">P O Box

400  Plover,  WI 54467-0400<o:p></o:p></span></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';"><a href="mailto:Ellen@womenintrucking.org">Ellen@WomenInTrucking.org</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

 

 

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';"></span><span style="orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; widows: 2; border-spacing: 0px;">888-464-9482     920-312-1350 Direct  <o:p></o:p></span></p>

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Sign up for our weekly

newsletter <a href="http://multibriefs.com/optin.php?wit">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';"> </span></p>

 

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Comic Sans MS'; font-size: 9pt; text-align: -webkit-auto; orphans: 2; widows: 2;">Women In Trucking Association’s mission is to encourage the employment of women

in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and

minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. </span></p>

 

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