Brian Everett, ABC, Senior Partner
MindShare Strategies, Inc.
This new involvement reflects RWIs continued goal for diversity in the workplace.
Wilder, Ky., June 13, 2011 — RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced that it has become a corporate member of Women in Trucking, Inc. This non-profit association was established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is supported by its members and the generous support of Gold Level Partners, Frito-Lay North America and Walmart.
"We firmly believe in the importance of a diverse workforce to deliver positive results to our customer," said Richard Bauer, executive vice president and general manager of RWI Transportation. "Becoming involved with this association also gives RWI the opportunity to support the ever-growing population of women in the trucking, transportation and logistics industries. We are firmly committed to providing career opportunities for women in the trucking industry."
RWI' diversity policy recognizes that continued success in meeting the needs of its customers, both internal and external, requires the full and active participation of talented and committed individuals regardless of their gender, race, ethnic origin, disabilities, age, or sexual orientation, according to Chad St. John, RWI's human resources director. "By fostering an atmosphere of acceptance and support, we can begin to value and appreciate the strengths afforded by the differences, styles, ideas, and organizational contributions of each person," said St. John.
Managing in excess of 100,000 shipments annually, RWI handles temperature-controlled and dry freight, and also has specialized expertise in handling fresh produce and other perishable food commodities. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which combines to form one of the largest distributors of fresh produce in the United States. For further information on RWI, visithttp://www.RWItrans.com.
RWI Transportation LLC is an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services for refrigerated and dry products. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which forms one of the largest distributors of fresh fruits and vegetables in the United States. For more information, visithttp://www.rwitrans.com.