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Women in Trucking with Shelley Uvanile-Hesch of WTFC

January 27, 2020 Shelley Uvanile-Hesch Season 2 Episode 29
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Women in Trucking with Shelley Uvanile-Hesch of WTFC
Chapters
00:01:50
What made you decide to be a driver?
00:02:16
What barriers did you face?
00:03:59
What do you enjoy most about being a driver?
00:04:50
What aspects of trucking present a challenge?
The Heavy-Duty Parts Report
Women in Trucking with Shelley Uvanile-Hesch of WTFC
Jan 27, 2020 Season 2 Episode 29
Shelley Uvanile-Hesch

Episode 29: When I think of what has made humans successful, I think of people working together. In the trucking industry it is no secret that for many years it was predominately men working in this industry.  

In recent years we have seen that to start to change and more women joining the industry in many capacities. As a father of a precocious 15 ½ year old girl this is good news. But is there more we can do to encourage more women to consider a career in the trucking and heavy-duty parts industry?  

Today I would like to introduce Shelley Uvanile-Hesch, CEO of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada. Shelley has also been a professional driver for the last 30-years.  

In this episode Shelley answers these questions and more: 

Question 1: What made you decide to become a professional driver? 

Question 2: What barriers did you face as you entered the trucking industry? 

Question 3:What challenges do women in trucking face today? 

Question 4: What will bring more women into the trucking industry? (Tell me more about the scholarship.) 

Question 5:What can women drivers do to encourage others to join the industry?  

Question 6: If there is one thing you want the listeners to take away from today’s conversation, what is that one thing? 

To learn more about the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada, go to WTFC.ca.   

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This Episode is Sponsored by FULLBAY

If you own or operate a heavy-duty repair shop you should check out this game-changing, cloud-based solution. You can have it all, efficient techs, faster invoicing, better inventory tracking, and more time with your family. To learn more, go to Fullbay.com/hdpr today. 

Disclaimer: This podcast and description may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Heavy-Duty Parts Report may receive a small commission.

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Episode 29: When I think of what has made humans successful, I think of people working together. In the trucking industry it is no secret that for many years it was predominately men working in this industry.  

In recent years we have seen that to start to change and more women joining the industry in many capacities. As a father of a precocious 15 ½ year old girl this is good news. But is there more we can do to encourage more women to consider a career in the trucking and heavy-duty parts industry?  

Today I would like to introduce Shelley Uvanile-Hesch, CEO of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada. Shelley has also been a professional driver for the last 30-years.  

In this episode Shelley answers these questions and more: 

Question 1: What made you decide to become a professional driver? 

Question 2: What barriers did you face as you entered the trucking industry? 

Question 3:What challenges do women in trucking face today? 

Question 4: What will bring more women into the trucking industry? (Tell me more about the scholarship.) 

Question 5:What can women drivers do to encourage others to join the industry?  

Question 6: If there is one thing you want the listeners to take away from today’s conversation, what is that one thing? 

To learn more about the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada, go to WTFC.ca.   

Next Steps: 

Visit HeavyDutyPartsReport.com to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on your favorite podcast player. 

If you would prefer to watch these episodes go toThe Heavy-Duty Parts ReportYouTube Channel, subscribe and make sure to click the bell so that you are notified when a new episode goes live.  

This Episode is Sponsored by FULLBAY

If you own or operate a heavy-duty repair shop you should check out this game-changing, cloud-based solution. You can have it all, efficient techs, faster invoicing, better inventory tracking, and more time with your family. To learn more, go to Fullbay.com/hdpr today. 

Disclaimer: This podcast and description may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Heavy-Duty Parts Report may receive a small commission.

What made you decide to be a driver?
What barriers did you face?
What do you enjoy most about being a driver?
What aspects of trucking present a challenge?