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ATA Makes Headway on Trucking Diversity Plans

August 26, 2022


A working group formed by American Trucking Associations to advance diversity in the industry has drafted guidelines to help fleets of all sizes foster greater inclusiveness in their ranks, and has now created an award to recognize industry diversity efforts.

“Our hope in getting this out is that this is not the end, it’s the beginning,” USA Truck CEO James Reed, who serves as chairman of the ATA Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, told Transport Topics. “That people will take this information as a catalyst — and I might even say an inspiration — to think differently about diversity, equity and inclusion, as it pertains to their business.” Reed added, “By forming this group, we think it gives a platform for great ideas.”

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