Refrigeratedtransporter Com Sites Refrigeratedtransporter com Files Uploads 2017 05 10 Wts Logo

WTS announces recognition awards for 2017

May 10, 2017
WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2017.

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2017.

Each of the six awards will be presented at an awards ceremony May 18 during the 2017 WTS Annual Conference in Brooklyn NY. The recognition award winners are:

•WTS Woman of the Year—US Senator Susan M Collins, representing Maine

•WTS Member of the Year—Fay Simer, pedestrian safety coordinator, City of Saint Paul MN

•WTS Honorable Ray LaHood Award—Philip Schaffner, policy planning director, Minnesota Department of Transportation

•WTS Employer of the Year—Los Angeles World Airports

•WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award—Catalina Alvarado, senior public information officer, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

•WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions Award—Baltimore Bike Share

WTS International, headquartered in Washington DC, seeks to attract, retain and advance women in transportation. It has a network of more than 6,500 transportation professionals—women and men from across the United States, Canada and Great Britain. The WTS membership base represents nearly 1,500 companies and 400 agencies in more than 90 cities.

Go to www.WTSinternational.org to learn more.

Sponsored Recommendations

Reducing CSA Violations & Increasing Safety With Advanced Trailer Telematics

Keep the roads safer with advanced trailer telematics. In this whitepaper, see how you can gain insights that lead to increased safety and reduced roadside incidents—keeping drivers...

80% Fewer Towable Accidents - 10 Key Strategies

After installing grille guards on all of their Class 8 trucks, a major Midwest fleet reported they had reduced their number of towable accidents by 80% post installation – including...

Proactive Fleet Safety: A Guide to Improved Efficiency and Profitability

Each year, carriers lose around 32.6 billion vehicle hours as a result of weather-related congestion. Discover how to shift from reactive to proactive, improve efficiency, and...

Tackling the Tech Shortage: Lessons in Recruiting Talent and Reducing Turnover

Discover innovative strategies for recruiting and retaining tech talent in the trucking industry during this informative webinar, where experts will share insights on competitive...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of FleetOwner, create an account today!