Call for Nominations: 2020 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

Plover, WI – December 10, 2019 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT), Truckstop.com, and Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) are seeking nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA). The award recognizes the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals involved in logistics in North America.

“As women continue to make amazing strides in the supply chain and the 3PL industry, they are leading and influencing how this industry is adapting to change and continuing to run successful businesses,” said Nancy O’Liddy, Chief of Staff with the Transportation Intermediaries Association. “TIA looks forward to receiving outstanding applications from those women who take their careers seriously and want to continue to lead this industry into the future.”

Anyone may nominate a candidate by completing and submitting the nomination form at www.womenintrucking.org/DWLA. Nominations are due February 3, 2020.

“Nominations for the Distinguished Woman in Logistics award represent women who provide leadership, create change, and inspire others in the transportation industry,” said Ellen Voie, president/CEO, Women In Trucking Association. “We are honored to be able to recognize such influential women through this award.”

Sponsored by Truckstop.com 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. Judy R. McReynolds, chairman, president and chief executive officer of ArcBest was the 2019 DWLA winner.

The award selection committee includes representatives from WIT, Truckstop.com, Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) and academia. 

“We are proud, once again, to be supporting the Women In Trucking Association as they recognize the incredible women that work every day to further the industry’s success,” said Brent Hutto, Chief Relationship Officer, Truckstop.com. “Women selected for the Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA) are truly role models for other women who are considering or want to advance their career in logistics. They exemplify leadership and dedication to their communities and the industry as a whole.”

The winner of the 2020 DWLA will be announced during TIA “Capital Ideas” Conference and Exhibition, on Friday, April 3 from 9-11 a.m. in Austin, TX.

For additional information regarding the nomination process, send an email to [email protected] or call (920) 737-9490.

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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, BMO Transportation Finance, Daimler Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, Penske Transportation Solutions, Peterbilt Motors Company, Ryder System, and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.

Truckstop.com is the one-stop connection between North America’s commercial transportation professionals. Founded in 1995 as the first freight-matching marketplace to hit the web, Truckstop.com has grown to provide load planning and optimization, transportation management, telematics, rate benchmarking and spot market data, and powerful negotiation tools. Truckstop Pro, Truckstop.com’s most recent and most advanced software subscription, offers users a real-time load board and enhanced transportation partner search and qualification. To learn more, visit Truckstop.com.

Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) 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. To learn more, visit tianet.org.