If you were to guess which industries women might be under represented in, the trucking industry would be a pretty good guess.
According to Trucking HR Canada, not only are women under represented in the freight transportation industry, they are actually well below the Canadian national average of 48%.
Trucking HR Canada has found that women make up:
- 3% of truck drivers
- 3% of mechanics, transport trailer technicians, and cargo workers
- 11% of managerial staff
- 25% of freight claims and safety, and loss prevention specialists
- 18% of dispatchers
- 13% of parts technicians