Great Dane Partners With Women In Trucking For Fifth Year

by Jake Tully - Published: 5/31/2017

In continuing trucking industry and trucking- related association support, The Women In Trucking Association reports that commercial transportation equipment company Great Dane has renewed its Gold Level Partnership with the organization for the fifth year.

In continuing to support Women In Trucking (WIT) Great Dane’s partnership will reportedly help the association promote the topic of gender diversity within the commercial transportation industry.

According to Women In Trucking, Great Dane’s partnership provides financial assistance to the association as well as serving as an active participant to the group.

Great Dane reports that the company’s vice president of marketing, Brandie Fuller currently serves on the board of directors at WIT.

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“Great Dane recognizes the value of a diverse work environment,” said Fuller. “Diversity promotes creativity, innovation and different ways of thinking. By encouraging women to join this traditionally male-dominated industry, Women In Trucking is empowering women while also helping to bring fresh ideas and new solutions to the problems our industry faces every day. Great Dane is proud to continue to support Women In Trucking and this important mission.”

Great Dane’s support for Women In Trucking coincides with the association’s 10th anniversary this year, as well as the upcoming Accelerate! Conference & Expo that will be held in Kansas City this November.

“We’re grateful to business leaders like Great Dane for their support in helping to raise awareness of the need for more women in the transportation industry – both as professional drivers and corporate leaders,” said Women In Trucking president and CEO, Ellen Voie. “Women In Trucking has made great strides in the past ten years. Partnerships like these will help us to continue to engage more women at every level in the industry.”

More information about trucking industry members of all levels that have partnered with Women In Trucking can be found at the association’s site.