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Women In Trucking Announces its 2019 December Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Announces its 2019 December Member of the Month

| December 2, 2019

WIT Names Jessica Luttrell as its December 2019 Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Jessica Luttrell as its December 2019 Member of the Month. Luttrell is a professional driver for Umpqua Dairy in Roseburg, Oregon.   When Luttrell was 30 years old, she moved to Oregon in search of a new career. She noticed […]

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Ryan Hyland Named President of Celtic Cartage

Ryan Hyland Named President of Celtic Cartage

| December 2, 2019

A native of Orland Park, IL, Hyland’s role as President is effective immediately After serving in various positions at Celtic Cartage for the past 16 years, the organization today announced that Vice President Ryan Hyland has been named President.  Ryan brings deep understanding of the transportation industry and the organization after serving in top leadership roles focused […]

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Penske Truck Leasing Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Penske Truck Leasing Celebrates 50th Anniversary

| December 1, 2019

Company was founded in 1969 by Roger Penske in Reading, Pennsylvania Penske Truck Leasing (“PTL”) marks its 50th anniversary. Penske Truck Leasing was founded in 1969 by Roger Penske in Reading, Pennsylvania. The company was created through the acquisition of a car and light truck rental and leasing business with three locations in eastern Pennsylvania. To help commemorate the company’s 50th anniversary, the Pennsylvania State […]

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Call for Nominations: 2020 Driver of the Year Award

Call for Nominations: 2020 Driver of the Year Award

| December 1, 2019

“Celebrating women’s accomplishments is a key aspect of our mission“ Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Walmart are seeking nominations for the inaugural Women In Trucking Female Driver of the Year award. The goal of WIT’s Female Driver of the Year award is to recognize outstanding female professional drivers who lead the industry in safety […]

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Michelin North America Executive Joins Skyway Capital Markets

Michelin North America Executive Joins Skyway Capital Markets

| November 26, 2019

Mr. Schmitt focuses on the commercial tire markets Skyway Capital Markets, LLC, a Tampa, FL-based boutique investment banking firm, is pleased to announce Mr. Henry Schmitt has joined as Managing Director. Mr. Schmitt focuses on the commercial tire market, light manufacturing, and other middle market industrial businesses, assisting companies with M&A activities, financing growth, and […]

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Ward Transport & Logistics Names 4th Generation Family Member

Ward Transport & Logistics Names 4th Generation Family Member

| November 22, 2019

Bill Ward, Jr. New President Effective December 1st, 2019 Bill T. Ward, current President and CEO of Ward Transport and Logistics has named his son, Bill Ward, Jr. as President while retaining the CEO position. As stated by Bill T. Ward, “this announcement is part of the succession plan at our 89 year old company which was founded […]

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