Austin, Texas – Today, the American Trucking Associations honored eight companies with the 2023 ATA Diversity Equity and Inclusion Change Leader Award for their efforts and commitment to creating a culture of acceptance and belonging for their employees.
“Diversity is a major part of the industry’s current and historical success – and the ATA Diversity Equity and Inclusion Change Leader Award recognizes ATA members who have made a commitment to creating a culture of acceptance and belonging for their employees,” said Sarah Rajtik, ATA executive vice president of human resources, operations and industry affairs. “I want to congratulate these companies for their efforts to foster welcoming workplace environments regardless of their companies’ size or experience.”
Sponsored by TenStreet, the Change Leader Award was first handed out in 2022.
“On behalf of TenStreet, I am proud to be a part of this wonderful industry and for the opportunity to present this award,” said Marilyn Surber, transportation advisor with TenStreet. “TenStreet is honored to be associated with this award. We hope these recipients will be an example to our industry of how to create an environment where all people, regardless of gender or ethnicity, can have a fulfilling career in trucking.”
This year’s winners of the ATA Diversity Equity and Inclusion Change Leader Award are:
- Believers Trucking
- Cargo Transporters Inc.
- Covenant Logistics
- Garner Trucking Inc.
- Knight-Swift Transportation
- Kodiak Robotics
- Pilot Flying J
- Werner Enterprises Inc.