Wendy Leavitt

Director, editorial & market development ,
Fleet Owner


Wendy Leavitt joined Fleet Owner in 1998 after serving as editor-in-chief of Trucking Technology magazine for four years.

She began her career in the trucking industry at Kenworth Truck Company in Kirkland, WA where she spent 16 years—the first five years as safety and compliance manager in the engineering department and more than a decade as the company’s manager of advertising and public relations. She has also worked as a book editor, guided authors through the self-publishing process and operated her own marketing and public relations business.

Wendy has a Masters Degree in English and Art History from Western Washington University, where, as a graduate student, she also taught writing.  

It's so cool to be granular
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TMW predicts Year of the Driver
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The physical world & IT
Smart dust is almost magical stuff, so powerful and rich in potential that it deserves a science fiction series all its own a la Harry Potter or the Hardy
21st century driver training
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fleets online
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The new normal
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Using IT to save on fuel
The Fuel Economy Summit sponsored by the Truckload Carriers Association last month was a sold out, standing-room-only event. More than 80 carriers, plus
Capitol Hill weighing fuel-efficient vehicle measures
Bills introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives this week aim to promotion fuel-efficient vehicles, including hybrids, fuel cell vehicles and alternative fueled vehicles
Trucker Buddy turns 13
Gary King, with the help of his wife Carol, started Trucker Buddy in November of 1992 to teach elementary school children about trucking by matching teachers and their classes with pen pal drivers
TMW predicts Year of the Driver
CLEVELAND. In his opening remarks at the annual TMW User Group meeting here, chairman Tom Weisz predicted that 2006 will be "the year of the driver."
Engine family grows
After more than a year of speculation, Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) has announced that its new family of Volvo diesel engines will be offered in
Volvo expresses confidence in 07 engines
Peter Karlsten, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, expressed confidence in Volvo's 2007 engine emissions solution during an interview at
Beyond JIT
JIT, just-in-time inventory management, has shaped the modern trucking industry perhaps more than any other single factor. Since the 1970's, it has spread
Volvo expresses confidence in 2007 engines
Peter Karlsten, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, expressed confidence in Volvo’s 2007 engine emissions solution during an interview at the recent ATA Conference & Exhibition in Boston
Zonar debuts RFID inspection system
Seattle-based Zonar Systems, LLC presented its new RFID-driven electronic vehicle inspection reporting system industry at the International Trucking Show in Anaheim, CA last week
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