Women In Trucking Call for Nominations: 2024 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

Alexandria, Va. – January 2, 2024 – Women In Trucking Association (WIT), Truckstop, and Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) are seeking nominations for the 2024 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA).

“We are proud to recognize the talents and passion of women leaders in the logistics industry, not only for their career accomplishments, but their desire to grow future leaders as well,” said Jennifer Hedrick, president and CEO of Women in Trucking.

Supported by Truckstop and TIA, the award is open to high-performing women in any field related to logistics, including supply chain management, third-party logistics, and trucking.

“In an industry dominated by men, it is important to acknowledge the impact women have on the trucking industry,” said Anne Reinke, president & CEO of TIA. “Since its inception, this award recognizes the accomplishments and hard work of women in this industry and we are proud to be a continued partner in celebrating their achievements.”

The award selection committee includes representatives from WIT, Truckstop, TIA and academia.

“The Women In Trucking Association continues to be a leading organization in driving the advancement of women in transportation and logistics,” said Kendra Tucker, chief executive officer, Truckstop. “We proudly support The Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award and are looking forward to showcasing the accomplishments of these remarkable leaders.”

The award originated in 2015 to recognize exceptional individuals for their achievements and leadership in logistics and is given annually during TIA’s Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition.

The winner of the 2024 DWLA will be announced during the TIA 2024 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition, on Friday, April 12 in Phoenix, Arizona.

To nominate a candidate, complete and submit the nomination form at womenintrucking.org/distinguished-woman-in-logistics. Nominations are due February 12, 2024.

For additional information regarding the nomination process, send an email to [email protected].

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About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Arrow Truck Sales, Bridgestone Americas, Daimler Truck North America, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, Navistar International, Inc., PACCAR, Penske Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart, and WM. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. For more information, visit womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.

About Truckstop

Truckstop is a trusted partner for carriers, brokers, and shippers, empowering the freight community through a platform of innovative solutions for the entire freight lifecycle to increase efficiency, automate processes, and accelerate growth. As one of the industry’s largest neutral freight marketplaces, Truckstop provides the customer service as well as scale of quality loads and trucks to give customers of all sizes, whether on the road or in the office, the transparency and freedom to build lasting relationships and grow their businesses. To learn how Truckstop is helping move the freight community forward, visit https://truckstop.com.

About Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)

Transportation Intermediaries Association is the professional organization of the $214 billion third-party logistics industry. TIA is the only organization exclusively representing transportation intermediaries of all disciplines, doing business in domestic and international commerce. TIA is the voice of the 3PL industry to shippers, carriers, government officials and international organizations. TIA is the United States member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations, FIATA. For more information, visit www.tianet.org or call 703.299.5700.

TIA is the premier organization for third-party logistics professionals in North America and abroad. Membership at TIA adds value to your business and provides resources for growth.
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