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Women In Trucking Seeks Distinguished Woman in Logistics Nominees

December 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Women In Trucking Seeks Distinguished Woman in Logistics Nominees

Truckstop.com and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) are seeking nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA). The award recognizes the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals involved in logistics in North America.

Anyone may nominate a candidate by completing and submitting the nomination form at womenintrucking.org/DWLA by Jan. 13, 2017.

“The mission of Women In Trucking Association includes celebrating the success of women who are pioneers in the industry. The Distinguished Woman in Logistics award recognizes a woman who has shown leadership in her role in supply chain management while supporting her community through humanitarian activities,” said Ellen Voie, president and CEO of Women In Trucking Association. “We look forward to honoring someone who has gone above and beyond her role in logistics and is both a role model and a pioneer in the industry.”

Sponsored by Truckstop.com, the DWLA program is open to high-performing women in any field related to logistics, including warehousing, traffic and shipping, supply chain management, third-party logistics, trucking, rail, and maritime cargo. Recipient of the 2016 DWLA, presented earlier this year, was Shelley Simpson. She is the executive vice president, chief marketing officer and president of Integrated Capacity Solutions and Truckload for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT).

The winner of the 2017 DWLA will be announced during the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) “Capital Ideas” Conference and Exhibition, April 5-8, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For additional information regarding the nomination process, send an email to lana@womenintrucking.org or call (920) 737-9490.

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry.