Our congratulations to Gayle Robertson, co-founder, president and CEO of our client BOLT System. She was recently named as one of 12 inspirational achievers in Fleet Owner magazine’s second annual “Women in Transportation” special issue. Gayle had a great quote about the trucking industry in her profile: “It is constantly changing, and it doesn’t get boring. It’s a challenge to stay on top of the new technology as well as trying to stay of the competition.”
Amen to that! Our agency has been around for a good long time now…started in 1991…and PR work in this sector never does get boring. Every year is different and it’s been fascinating watching how technology has changed the industry.
The story "Women in Transportation" starts on page 36 in the September 2017 issue.
For time out of mind, the transportation and logistics world remained one dominated by men, in both managerial and front-line positions as drivers, dockworkers, dispatchers, and the like. But that’s changing—and changing fast.
Today, women comprise roughly 5.1 % of over-the-road truck drivers and make up 21.1 % of transportation, storage, distribution managers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics....
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