“With help and support from business leaders like BMO Transportation Finance, we are able to raise awareness of the need for more women in the transportation industry – both as drivers and corporate leaders,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO.
PLOVER, Wis. (PRWEB) January 08, 2018
The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that BMO Transportation Finance has renewed its Gold Level Partnership to continue supporting the association’s efforts to advance gender diversity in the transportation industry.
BMO Transportation Finance has supported WIT since 2014. In addition to providing financial support, the company actively participates in the association. John Dietze, Managing Director, Dealer Sales, serves on the board of directors for both the WIT Association and Foundation.
“We are a top-performing organization that enables our people to build unique relationships with each other, our customers and our partners. Diversity and learning from our differences is one of our core corporate values and something we share in common with WIT,” Said John Dietze. “That’s why BMO is proud to support Women in Trucking.”
“With help and support from business leaders like BMO Transportation Finance, we are able to raise awareness of the need for more women in the transportation industry – both as drivers and corporate leaders,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO. “We are grateful for their continued support.”
Since 2007, WIT has been committed to encouraging women to consider careers in the trucking industry, addressing obstacles that might keep them from succeeding, and celebrating the success of its members. A new program aimed at developing 150 women-owned businesses, scholarships for transportation careers, and a Professional Development Certification (PDC) program are just a few examples of recent initiatives that are helping the organization achieve its mission.
About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
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, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance, Expediter Services, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Ryder System, Inc., and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit http://www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.
About BMO Transportation Finance
Located in Irving, TX, BMO’s Transportation Finance business serves all parties in the U.S. transportation industry – including manufacturers, dealers and end users – with wholesale and retail financing. For more information, visit http://www.bmotf.com.