Women in Trucking Association

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Kristy Knichel, Jodie Teuton Tie for Women In Trucking Award

Women In Trucking Association For the first time, there was a tie for the award, with both Jodie Teuton (left), vice president of Kenworth of Louisiana, Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics, taking home the honor. (Transport Topics)

Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics, and Jodie Teuton, vice president of Kenworth of Louisiana, won the Women In Trucking Association’s Influential Woman in Trucking award, marking the first time the contest resulted in a tie.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2020
Business, Technology

Electric Trucks Have Qualities to Improve Diversity, Panelists Say

Jessie Lund Jessie Lund by Transport Topics

The growing world of electric truck operations offers an opportunity to increase diversity in the industry, experts addressing the Women In Trucking Association’s annual conference said.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2020
Government, Business

Elaine Chao Helps Kick Off Women In Trucking Association’s Conference

Elaine Chao Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao kicks off the virtual conference. (Transport Topics)

The Women In Trucking Association’s annual conference, held virtually out of safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off with a message of positivity Nov. 12.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Support Women in Trucking

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) by Andrew Harnik/Associated Press

Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would support women in the trucking industry.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Autonomous, Electric Infrastructure Will Expand With Demand, Experts Say

 Rick Mihelic, director of future technologies studies at the North American Council for Freight Efficiency Rick Mihelic is the director of future technologies studies at the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

DALLAS — Infrastructure required for autonomous and electric vehicles will follow demand for such products, according to technology experts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2019
Business, Logistics

Ryder’s Ruth Lopez Wins Influential Woman in Trucking Award

Ruth Lopez, winner of the Influential Woman in Trucking award Influential Woman in Trucking award winner Ruth Lopez is the transportation management director for Ryder System Inc. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

DALLAS — Ruth Lopez, transportation management director for Ryder System Inc., has won the Influential Woman in Trucking award.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 1, 2019
Business, Logistics

Trucking Leaders Rouse Women In Trucking Crowd

Ramona Hood, vice president of operations, strategy and planning at FedEx Custom Critical Ramona Hood, vice president of operations, strategy and planning at FedEx Custom Critical by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Seasoned trucking leaders kicked off the Women In Trucking Association’s annual conference with a message of encouragement and perseverance.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 1, 2019
Business, Safety

Female Driver Panel Discusses Inclusivity, Safety

Kellylynn McLaughlin, an over-the-road trainer and driver for Schneider Schneider's Kellylynn McLaughlin by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

DALLAS — From well-kept facilities to properly tailored outfits, there are several ways for trucking and logistics groups to make the industry a safer and more welcoming place for female drivers, according to a panel of professional drivers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 30, 2019
Business

Managers Emphasize Knowledge and Confidence for Women in Trucking Industry

Driver qualification manager Kristiana Tobey DISA Global Solutions Driver Qualification Manager Kristiana Tobey by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

FRISCO, Texas — Learning the basics of an industry and demonstrating professionalism are instrumental to excelling in a male-dominated field such as trucking, according to two managers from DISA Global Solutions.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2018
Business, Logistics

AGT Global’s Angela Eliacostas Wins Influential Woman In Trucking Award

Nozuko Mayeza, Brooke Willey and Angela Eliacostas Angela Eliacostas (right) with finalists Nozuko Mayeza (left) and Brooke Willey. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

FRISCO, Texas— Angela Eliacostas, founder and CEO of AGT Global Logistics, has won Women In Trucking Association’s Influential Woman in Trucking award.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2018

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