Plover, WI (PRWEB) May 24, 2012
"As a leading third party logistics company, C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. recognizes and supports the rising demographic of women in the transportation industry through our involvement in the Women In Trucking Association,” said Mary Clark Brown, general manager at C.H. Robinson. “Women In Trucking provides a clear mission, strong foundation and evolving outlook and we are honored to be connected to this pioneering organization.”
Women In Trucking Association has experienced considerable growth in its five-year existence and represents nearly 2,000 members in the United States, Canada, England and Australia. Events include the “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel,” the Influential Woman in Trucking award sponsored by Navistar and numerous networking and social events.
“C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. is the first logistics provider to step up at this level of support and we are looking forward to using their expertise and influence to help us bring a new level of service to our members,” said WIT President/CEO Ellen Voie.
C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (http://www.chrobinson.com) is one of the world's largest third party logistics (3PL) providers, with 2011 gross revenues of $10.3 billion. They provide freight transportation and logistics, outsource solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to over 37,000 customers through a network of more than 230 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and the Middle East.
Women In Trucking was 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 sixteen percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generous support of Gold Level Partners; Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC. Daimler Truck NA, Frito-Lay North America , Great Dane Trailers, Hyundai Translead and Walmart. For more information visit http://www.WomenInTrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.