Maria Cardenas is the marketing manager at Sworkz, a nearshoring and staffing service provider.
WIT says it created the award in 2018 to promote the accomplishments of companies that are focused on the employment of women in the trucking industry.
The 2023 WIT Index shows that more than 7% of technicians in companies in transportation are women, the association stated.
Keeney’s advice for anyone who is thinking about trucking as a career, especially women, is to do their research, find mentors and ask questions.
Along with this volunteer leadership role, Smith is senior vice president of human resources for Penske Transportation Solutions.
Duryea is the director of Driver Recruitment and Professional Growth at Boyle Transportation, a transportation logistics provider.
Durham attended trucking school and obtained her CDL as the only woman in her class at the time.
Women in Trucking, Daimler Truck North America join forces to recognize female representation, efforts
Nominations will be accepted through September 11.
As the first female to hold her current position, she is paving the way for other women to follow in her footsteps.
Erin Van Zeeland, chief commercial officer for Schneider, was honored.
WIT says UPS supports the progression of female representation in the transportation industry.
Navistar says it hopes to promote gender diversity in the trucking industry.