Driving Relationships with the Trucking Industry 

Great Truckers

About the Author

Ellen Voie — President, Women in Trucking

Ellen Voie founded the Women In Trucking Association in March of 2007, and currently serves as the nonprofit organization’s President/CEO. Women In Trucking was formed to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry, remove obstacles that might keep them from succeeding, and to celebrate the successes of its members. Ellen earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the American Society of Association Executives. In December 2008, she attended Tri-C Truck Driver Academy in Cleveland, OH where she earned her Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). In July 2012 Ellen was honored by the White House as a Transportation Innovators Champion of Change.

3 Tips to Recruit Female Professional Drivers to Your Fleet

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If you’re like most carriers today, you’re feeling the effects of the capacity crunch and on the lookout for qualified, professional drivers. Statistically speaking, women make up more than half of the workforce in the United States, but less than six percent of the truck driving population. So how can you tap into more of this population segment and add female professional drivers to your fleet?
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Travel the Road of Networking Possibilities

Travel the Road of Networking Possibilities

Women in Trucking

At a recent Women In Trucking reception, two drivers sitting next to each other discovered that they worked for the same carrier. When they left the event, they vowed to stay in touch and maintain their newfound friendship. These two women knew that they could learn from and lean on each other; they knew the value of networking.
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- President, Women in Trucking