Did you know that the percentage of women working in freight transportation is well below the Canadian national average of 48%? In fact, women make up: 3% of truck drivers 3% of...
- Create a network for women
- Empower women
- Expand employment of women
- Improve & promote training standards
- Message public re: safety around large commercial vehicles
- Shift attitudes: Drivers as qualified professionals, Driver Image
- Promote retention
- Promote encouragement & unity between new & experienced drivers
- Safety issues facing women in the industry
Empowerment…Mentoring…Networking..Education…Camaraderie…Pride and Passion in what we do !!!
Survey of Truck Parking and Rest Areas in Southern Ontario
This survey, which is funded by the Government of Ontario, is intended to advise the Ontario Ministry of Transportation on the truck parking situation along Southern Ontario highways. The survey asks about the shortage of parking and the hardships that this causes for drivers in terms of lost time, lost earnings, frustration and aggravation.
The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada is a non-profit organization established to encourage the employment of women in the Transportation Industry. We want to celebrate and promote these accomplishments as well as address obstacles and issues faced by women working in the industry. Our purpose is to promote personal growth and responsibility whether you’re” In the Office, under the Hood or behind the Wheel”. Despite the name, “Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada “, our membership is not limited to women. We welcome the involvement of anyone who is positive and supportive of women in the Transportation Industry.
We aim to provide a platform and open environment for women across the Transportation Industry to come together, problem solve, share ideas and help to promote our industry to future generations as a viable career option.
We also have a mentorship program on Facebook with over 100 members participating. We are currently looking for like minded individuals and organizations to help/join our mission. We are looking to participate in career fairs, speaking engagements, training seminars etc. All of this would not be possible without the help and support of corporate members . All board members of WTFC volunteer their time . If this sounds like something you want to be a part of and if you are passionate about paving the way for future generations entering our industry, joining us is easy – simply click on the join us tab and fill in your details! We will then be in touch and send you a fantastic welcome package just for joining up!
Check out the awesome benefits that are available to our members under the Corporate Partners section !!!
This is not just an organization, this is a network. We hope you will join us !!!
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