Women in the world of trucking with Erin Wiersma – Mon 11/15

Erin Wiersma will be my guest to discuss the topic of “women working in the world of trucking“.

Join us on Monday 11/15/10 at 9am PT|10a MT|11am CT|12pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Erin is an entrepreneur at heart. She has been in sales for 5 years.   She is a Life, Health and Commercial insurance agent,  and a “girl with a truck.” She has used her diverse sales experience compete in the trucking world and other male dominated industries.   She is using her secrets in sales to launch a business to empower other women to unleash their sales potential in any industry. Erin is a hockey mom in Utah to two amazing tween boys,  and the owner of a yellow lab and “garage dog” that travels with her.

Contact information:
c70trucking@gmail.com
801-513-ERIN (3746)

Quote of the show:
“There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.” – B.C. Forbes, Founder of Forbes Magazine

Number of the show: 166,000
The U.S. Census Bureau data compiled through 2008 cites “drivers/sales workers and truck drivers” totals at 3,388,000 individuals.  This document shows only 4.9 percent of the category is women, or approximately 166,000 female drivers. (Link: http://www.thetrucker.com/news/stories/2010/8/25/Findingdataaboutwomeninthetruckingindustry.aspx)

Websites referred to on the show:
http://realwomenintrucking.com/
http://womenintrucking.org/

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