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.  

Rental data goes digital
A new mobile technology solution designed to provide fleets instant electronic notification of rental activity and real-time access to rental information
Qualcomm and ICSC offers driver fuel services
LAS VEGAS. Qualcomm, Inc. and Integrated Decision Support Corp. (IDSC) announced the launch of their jointly developed in-cab fuel services during the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) annual convention here
Bove receives TCA Past Chairmen's Award
LAS VEGAS. Frank Bove of Gas City, IN-based United Cartage Co., Inc., was honored with the Past Chairmen's Award during today's general session at the Truckload Carriers Association's (TCA) Annual Convention here
Fotheringham receives PTDI's Lee Crittenden Memorial Award
LAS VEGAS. The Professional Truck Driver Institute, Inc. (PTDI) presented the seventh annual Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award to Herb Fotheringham, PTDI certification specialist and consultant
Wi-Fi gets high
March 25, 2005, is the scheduled launch date for the prototype a high-altitude airship designed to hover in Earth's stratosphere and provide a stationary
Dashboard for the desktop
Ontario-based Kriska Holding, Ltd. (d.b.a. Kriska Transportation) hauls food, consumer products, packaging and paper in eastern Canada and the U.S. with
Technology on tap
“Time reversal acoustics” is not a technology currently being bantered about at trucking conferences and trade shows, but it has potential to impact the industry
Putting APUs in reach
Environmentally sensitive small fleets and owner-operators running along the West Coast’s I-5 corridor have a new friend in Oregon-- the Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority
Most carriers still in business in 2005 have made substantial investments in information technology and wireless communications along the way. The money
New terminal opens at Port of Tacoma, WA
Today in Tacoma, WA, the Port of Tacoma, the Evergreen Group and hundreds of guests celebrated the grand opening of $ 210 million Pierce County Terminal, a new 171-acre mega-container terminal, at a special ceremony held at the facility
System enables compliance with food-related bioterrorism rules
Wisconsin-based RedPrairie Corp. recently announced that its supply chain solutions provide food and beverage manufacturers with the necessary tools to support compliance with new FDA regulations
fleets online
COMPANY: Ward Trucking, Corp. Altoona, PA OPERATION: Regional LTL and linehaul carrier Gregory S. Confer, director of process analysis and improvement
What do you know?
Maybe you've heard some of the news coverage about the Houdini exhibit at the Outagamie Museum in Appleton, WI. The museum, based in magician Harry Houdini's
Isuzu launches new models
Isuzu introduced a multitude of changes for 2005-2006, including new features inside and a new look on the outside for the '06 N-Series. The flush-mounted
SmartWay boosted by ads
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program that teams carriers with shippers and the EPA to promote lower fuel consumption is now being
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