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Women In Trucking Association announces the renewal ofJ.B. Hunt Transport as Gold Level Partner

 

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Plover, WI: WomenIn Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT) is proud to announce the Gold LevelPartnership renewal of J.B. Hunt Transport.

 

J.B. Hunt Transport, one of the largest transportationlogistics companies in North America, celebrates its second year supporting thenonprofit organization through a gold level sponsorship. Additionally, StanHampton, vice president of Driver Personnel at J.B. Hunt Transport, serves onthe board of directors as vice chairman.

 

Hampton recently participated in a board strategicplanning session to set the direction for WIT in the coming months andyears. He brings to the organization more than 22 years of expertise intransportation, operations, recruiting and retention.

 

“Renewing our Gold Level Partnership with Women InTrucking continues a partnership dedicated to attracting and retainingprofessional women into our dynamic, growing industry,” said Hampton. “Nearly25% of our female drivers are members of Women In Trucking and we look forwardto seeing that number grow this year."

 

The mission of the Women In Trucking Association is toencourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote theiraccomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women employed in the truckingindustry. 

 

“The support of J.B. Hunt Transport as a Gold LevelPartner and the involvement of Stan Hampton on the board of directors showstheir commitment to the mission to increase the percentage of women employed inthe trucking industry,” said Ellen Voie, WIT’s President and CEO.  “Theirpassion is evident through the initiatives they have put in place to increasethe number of female drivers and women at the management level.” Voie added. Arecent WIT index of publicly traded carriers shows J.B. Hunt as a leader inpromoting women in leadership.

 

 

 WIT recently held its first Accelerate!Conference and Expo and is planning the second event to be held November 6-9,2016 in Dallas, Texas. 

 

About J.B. Hunt

 

J.B.Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company, focuseson providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group ofcustomers throughout the contiguous United States, Canada and Mexico. Utilizingan integrated, multimodal approach, the company provides capacity-orientedsolutions centered on delivering customer value and industry-leading service.J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ and is a component ofthe Dow Jones Transportation Average. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is a whollyowned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.

 

 WomenIn Trucking Association, Inc. is anonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in thetrucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles facedby 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 InTrucking is supported by its members and the generosity of GoldLevel Partners: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks NorthAmerica, 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 http://www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.

 

Ellen Voie CAE, President/CEO

 

Women In Trucking Association, Inc.

 

P O Box400  Plover,  WI 54467-0400

 

Ellen@WomenInTrucking.org

 

888-464-9482     920-312-1350 Direct 

 

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Save the date: The 2016 Women In Trucking Accelerate! Conference
takes place Nov. 7-9 in Dallas, Texas!

 



Mission:  Women In Trucking was established to encourage theemployment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments andminimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. 

 

 



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