NASHVILLE, Tennessee, March 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yellow Corporation (NASDAQ: YELL) is proud to announce that eight of its freight professionals have been named one of the 84 “Top Women to Watch in Transportation” by the Women In Trucking Association. for 2022.
Women In Trucking (WIT) selected these individuals based on their significant professional accomplishments over the past 12-18 months, as well as their efforts to promote gender diversity in the transportation industry. The women will be featured in an upcoming edition of WIT’s Redefining the Road magazine.
This is the fourth time that WIT has included Yellow employees on its Women to Watch list. Since 2019, Yellow, a super-regional LTL carrier, has seen 30 women receive recognition.
“In what has traditionally been a male-dominated industry, it’s an even greater honor for so many of our team members to be recognized by Women In Trucking for the difference they make, not just at Yellow but in the industry in general,” said Darren Hawkins, CEO of Yellow. “These women are all true champions of diversity and inclusion at many different levels of our business. Additionally, this year’s recognition highlights the variety of important roles that contribute to our success and make us a vital link in the supply chain. I am proud to celebrate the achievements of my colleagues and I am grateful to them to have them on our team.
The eight yellow employees on WIT’s list are:
Jennifer Albers, Engineering ManagerPeggy Arnold, Professional DriverGeorgy Barlow, Business Development Strategic Account ManagerJoëlle Jantzen, HR Compliance ManagerFoster Kaman, Sales Planning and Support ManagerAlyssa Lamport, Operations ManagerTracy Walker, Security ManagerShelly Willingham, Engineering Manager
The women selected by WIT for the 2022 list represent a wide range of businesses, including motor carriers, third-party logistics companies, equipment manufacturers, retail truck dealerships, professional service providers and more.
“This exceptional group of women has persevered through the uncertain times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, setting a true example of leadership,” said Ellen Voie, President and CEO of WIT. “The resilience shown by these women supports and reinforces the mission of the Women In Trucking Association to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, to promote their achievements and to minimize the barriers faced by women working in the trucking industry. industry.
Yellow remains committed to attracting, developing and retaining women in the transportation industry. Through its Women’s Leadership Development Program, the company engages women across the organization by creating a network of support and inclusion, and providing the tools and training needed to develop the skills needed for longevity. career. Yellow recently increased its resources for women by creating a Women’s Inclusion Network, an employee resource group designed to foster relationships, improve the employee experience, support women behind the wheel, and develop a strong talent pool. future leaders.
About Yellow Corporation
Yellow Corporation has one of the largest and most comprehensive LTL and logistics networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its teams of experienced service professionals, Yellow Corporation offers industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Yellow Corporation, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is the holding company for a portfolio of LTL brands, including Holland, New Penn, Reddawayand YRC Freightas well as the logistics company Yellow Logistics.
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