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Women Solving Trucking Industry Shortage


Standish, MI -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/11/2015 -- Only 5.2 percent of semi-truck drivers in the U.S. are women, yet there is a shortage of 30,000 truckers nationwide. According to Delivering Excellence newsletter the shortage is expected to grow to more than 200,000 in the next decade. Ellen Voie, president and chief executive of the Women in Trucking Association, said, "The group was founded to address obstacles and encourage more women to enter the field." Voie noted pay varies depending on what is being hauled. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual pay is $38,200. More than 10% of the drivers have six figure annual salaries.

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Magline, Inc. ( manufactures a complete line of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions under the Magliner brand. Named one of the Great Supply Chain Projects according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Magliner solutions are used in the beer, soft drink, food service, parcel delivery, home healthcare, and other distribution industries. Magline also offers implementation consulting and solutions for reducing service times and eliminating waste during deliveries. Magline is at the forefront of developing products that address the unique material handling requirements from distribution centers to delivery. Magline is the leader in hand trucks worldwide and has a strong dealer base in various regions domestically, as well as internationally. Magline was named a finalist in the MHI Innovation Award.

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