Trucking fleets and creative childcare benefits

Trucking has an opportunity to lead with creative childcare benefits

TRUCKING HAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEAD WITH CREATIVE CHILDCARE BENEFITS Unlike economic recessions past, women bore the brunt of the job losses in the COVID-era downturn. And even though overall employment numbers have recouped most of the losses since the severe spring 2020 mini-recession, women have lagged in that recovery. The number of women who

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A farewell to the Board at Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking

FROM LEAH’S DESK: CELEBRATING SIX YEARS OF RELATIONSHIPS AND PURPOSE AT WOMEN IN TRUCKING I have to admit it’s somewhat of an interesting juncture that I find myself writing this farewell note to the Board of Directors of Women in Trucking — at 43, eight months pregnant, and suddenly face to face with the same

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Recruiting More Women to Your Fleet

Recruiting More Women to Your Fleet

RECRUITING MORE WOMEN TO YOUR FLEET Close your eyes and try to picture a “typical” truck driver. Did you envision a man? If so, there’s a reason for that. At present, women make up nearly half of the American workforce, but less than 8% of truck drivers. Efforts to improve these figures are picking up

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New Legislation Promotes Women In Trucking

New Legislation Promotes Women In Trucking

NEW LEGISLATION PROMOTES WOMEN IN TRUCKING If the lack of women in trucking is getting you down, then we have some good news for you. The Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was reintroduced in February, and it’s dedicated to addressing factors that keep women from getting behind the wheel. Here’s to (hopefully) seeing more

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Driver engagement: From hire to retire

Driver Wages began accelerating Q3 2020 in response to rising freight rates as increased demand has outstripped capacity in most markets and turnover is on the rise. Nearly every conversation in the last 7 weeks has started with “where have all the drivers gone?” followed by “we halted hiring March – May and now we

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