Estes Awarded as Top Employer for Women in Transportation

Estes Awarded as Top Employer for Women in Transportation

Once again, Estes has been named as one of the Top 50 Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation by the Women In Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT). 

“Estes prides itself in being a company that empowers women to take on any position throughout our organization, and, more importantly, fully supports them in those roles,” said Carrie Johnstone, vice president of customer experience and innovation. “It’s an honor to receive this distinction recognizing all of the women at Estes.” 

WIT recognizes companies with corporate cultures that foster gender diversity, competitive compensation and benefits, flexible hours and work requirements, professional development opportunities, and career advancement opportunities.

“Companies named to this prestigious list must demonstrate corporate attributes that are essential to any successful enterprise committed to gender diversity as part of their corporate strategy. This is the sixth year of this prestigious recognition program, and it garnered a record number of more than 27,000 votes to identify and validate the final companies named to the list,” says Brian Witt, Strategic Advisor for WIT.

Estes also has been named a top employer for women by Forbes for two consecutive years.

About Estes Express Lines
Estes is the largest, privately owned freight carrier in North America. As an asset-based transportation provider with a global footprint, Estes always goes the extra mile to deliver reliable freight solutions and exceptional service that keep its customers coming back. Ethical and honest, with nearly a century of freight shipping expertise, Estes has worked through the decades to build a robust fleet and vast network of over 10,000 doors and 280 terminals. And the company’s comprehensive transportation solutions are backed by its continued investment in technology resources, as well as the support of more than 22,000 fiercely committed employees. Estes offers comprehensive freight shipping solutions, including Less Than Truckload (LTL)Volume LTL and TruckloadTime Critical GuaranteedCustom Shipping and Logistics, and Final Mile.

About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association 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. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Arrow Truck Sales, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance, Expediter Services, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Ryder System, Inc., and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit