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WIT publishes the annual list of the best transport companies for women

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The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced the list of Best Trucking Companies for Women on October 25.

The 2021 list of the best companies for women to work for in the transport sector has been unveiled in WIT magazine Redefining the Road. The magazine created the award to promote the achievements of companies focused on employing women in the trucking industry in 2018.

“As women rise through the ranks of the transportation industry, we are excited to showcase the companies that are going the extra mile to attract and retain a more diverse workforce,” said Ellen Voie, President of WIT, in a press release. “We applaud their efforts and this award is our way of giving them the recognition they deserve.”

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The list of best companies for women to work for in transportation includes a range of industries in the commercial freight transportation market, trucking carriers, third-party logistics companies and equipment manufacturers. origin.

“Identifying companies on this list involves a two-step process,” said Brian Everett, publisher of Redefining the Road. “First, applications from companies are received and carefully reviewed to ensure they qualify by meeting a minimum threshold of qualifications. Then the final company vote is cast by individuals in the industry.

Companies are chosen based on characteristics such as corporate cultures that promote gender diversity, competitive compensation, flexible work hours and requirements, opportunities for professional development, and career advancement opportunities.

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The companies named on the list are ADM Trucking, AFS Logistics. AGT Global Logistics, Amazon, American Central Transport, Aria Logistics, Artur Express, Averitt Express, Bay & Bay Transportation, BCB Transport, Beacon Building Products, Bennett Family of Cos., BlueGrace Logistics, Boyle Transportation, BR Williams Trucking, Brenny Transportation, Cal-Ark International, Cardinal Logistics Management, Carter Express, Centerline Drivers, Certified Express, CFI, Clean Harbors, Convoy, Covenant, Crowley, Daimler Trucks North America, Dart Transit Co., Day & Ross, Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, DHL Supply Chain , Dot Transportation, Dupré Logistics, Dynacraft, Echo Global Logistics, Estes Express Lines, FedEx Freight, Fifth Wheel Freight, Forward Air, Frito-Lay, Garner Trucking, Grammer Logistics, Guttman Energy, Highway Transport Logistics, JB Hunt Transport Services, Jack Cooper Transport, Jetco Delivery, John Christner Trucking, JR Kays Trucking, JX Enterprises, Karl’s Transport, Kenco, Kenworth of Louisiana, Kenworth Truck Co., Landstar Transporta t ion Logistics, Matheson Trucking, McLeod Software, Michelin North America, Navajo Express, New West Truck Centers, NFI Industries, Odyssey Logistics & Technology, Old Dominion Freight Line, Omnitracs, Paaccar, Paper Transport, Penske Transportation Solutions, Peterbilt Motors Co., PGT Trucking, Prime Inc., Ralph Moyle, ReedTMS Logistics, Rihm Family Cos., Riverside Transport, Roehl Transport, Ryder, Schneider, Smith Transport, Southeastern Freight Lines, Star Fleet Trucking, Stericycle, Tri-National, Trimac Transportation, Trimble, Trinity Logistics, Tru-Pak Moving Systems, Truckstop.com, TruNorth Global, US Xpress Enterprises, UPS, Veriha Trucking, Volvo Group North America, Walmart, Werner Enterprises, XPO Logistics, Yellow and Zonar

Companies had to be recognized at the WIT Accelerate! Conference and exhibition from November 7 to 9 in Dallas. This year, the program garnered more than 14,000 votes to identify the latest companies named to the list.

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