05/01/2018

NFI’s Veronica Hawkins to Speak at National Minority Trucking Association 2018 Top Expo Conference

Cherry Hill, NJ

Dr. Veronica Hawkins, Director of Talent Development at NFI, will speak at the 2018 National Minority Trucking Association (NMTA) Top Expo Conference, taking place May 11-12, 2018 in Atlanta, Ga. With the goal of empowering women within the transportation and logistics industry, the Top Women in Logistics event will feature Hawkins as the keynote speaker, along with three panelists.

Veronica HawkinsThe Top Women in Logistics event aims to uplift and reiterate a sense of respect for current female influencers, while also cultivating opportunities for mentorships and continuing education. Speakers will share their success stories and explore strategies to overcome challenges that women face within the industry.

“Of the approximately 7.7 million employees in the transportation and logistics industry, only 22.6% are women,” said Hawkins. “Through this event, we hope to empower and encourage other women in the industry, as well as fortify opportunities for both personal and professional success.”

As a three-time graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Hawkins has held leadership roles in a variety of industries, including healthcare, higher education, retail operations, manufacturing, and supply chain. She is the Director of Talent Development at NFI, a leading supply chain solutions provider, where she helps guide the company’s ability to achieve organizational goals through people capabilities and process infrastructure management. She leads all learning and organization development, performance management, and talent related initiatives.

Learn more about the National Minority Trucking Association Top Expo Conference Ticket at nmtatopexpo.com.


About NFI

NFI is a fully-integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since 1932, the company generates more than $3.1 billion in annual revenue and employs over 15,500 associates. NFI owns and operates more than 60 million square feet of warehouse space alongside a dedicated fleet of 4,600 tractors and 13,000 trailers. By 2023, NFI will operate the first 100% zero-emission drayage fleet, leading the transition to zero-emission goods movement in the United States. NFI’s relentless innovation and unparalleled service deliver logistics solutions that transform the way business gets done. The company’s business lines include dedicated transportation, warehousing and distribution, ecommerce fulfillment, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and industrial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.