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Women In Trucking Association Announces New Board Member

| November 27, 2017

Rachel Christensen

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association has announced that Rachel Christensen, vice president of intermodal operations at J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., is the newest member of its board of directors.

The board provides guidance for the 4,000-member, nonprofit association that focuses on engaging and supporting women in the transportation and logistics industry.

At J.B. Hunt, Christensen is responsible for leading all intermodal operations in the west region, which is made up of more than 1,300 drivers and 120 managers. She also serves as an advisor to J.B. Hunt’s employee resource group, Growing and Retaining Outstanding Women (GROW).

J.B. Hunt is actively involved in WIT. The company recently renewed its Gold Level Sponsorship for the fourth consecutive year to help the organization raise awareness of the need for more women in the transportation industry. Jodi Edwards, a driver for J.B. Hunt, shares her expertise as a member of the WIT Image Team.

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.

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