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Ellen Voie

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CAE, PDC Women In Trucking Association, Inc. Association Executive with a passion to create a more gender diverse culture in the transportation industry. Looking for opportunities to serve at the director level on corporate boards.
For fourteen years the Women In Trucking Association has been the only organization whose mission is to encourage and advance the employment of women in trucking. We have always represented ALL women in the industry, or as we like to say,...
Although the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association was formed over fourteen years ago, there are still many people who don’t understand our mission and who we represent.  This article will answer the top frequently asked questions we receive. First, let...
March is Women’s History Month and the Women In Trucking Association was formed in March of 2007.  Now, fourteen years later, how have we advanced our mission to “encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, address obstacles,...
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States.  He reportedly liked to relax in the Willard Hotel's lobby in Washington DC, where he would sit with a cigar and glass of brandy. Over time, political advocates...
In the late eighties American Express trademarked the slogan, “membership has its privileges.”  In those days you had to pay a fee to carry their card, so they wanted you to feel as if you were a part of...
“Don’t reinvent the wheel, just realign it.”  Anthony J. D’Angelo, author We’ve all heard the adage about reinventing the wheel.  Why spend a great deal of time and effort on working through something that someone has already explored?  When Women...
President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad.  In 1906 the ICC was authorized to set maximum railroad rates and to oversee bridges, terminals, ferries and oil...

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Have you ever questioned how some terms or phrases are either outdated or don’t even make any sense? For example, when was the last time you actually “dialed” the phone? Except for your great aunt Edna, rotary dial phones...
President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad.  In 1906 the ICC was authorized to set maximum railroad rates and to oversee bridges, terminals, ferries and oil...
This week I traveled to Australia to speak at a conference. On my flight from Sydney to Perth, I was pulled aside for additional screening for explosives. The agent passed a wand over my luggage, my shoes and my...

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