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The 20 Best Transportation Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Looking for a new job in transportation? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best transportation companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Transportation companies on this list have been rated by 20 or more participants as of December 1, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best transportation companies to work for

1. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"Southwest Airlines is an amazing company to work for. You can fly for free on a standby basis, and who can argue with that perk? The insurance plans are affordable and the cover..."

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2. GE Aviation

3.4 stars

GE Aviation is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Cincinnati, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Aviation:

"GE Middle River Aircraft Systems was an incredible company to work for. I felt supported 100% of the time and there were many opportunities for growth and support. There was als..."

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3. Delta

3.4 stars

Delta is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Delta:

"I feel respected as a young woman working at Delta. This is because I'm not treated as a woman, per say, but rather another employee of equal capability. Gender does not play a ..."

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4. FedEx Services

3.3 stars

FedEx Services is a transportation/trucking/railroad company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx Services:

"Love working here! "

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5. JetBlue Airways Corporation

3.3 stars

JetBlue Airways Corporation is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Long Island City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for JetBlue Airways Corporation:

"There are so many women in all positions, especially top positions at JetBlue - at least in Utah (which is a huge employee site)."

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6. Alaska Airlines

3.1 stars

Alaska Airlines is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alaska Airlines:

"Everything about this job is amazing except for their sick leave policy."

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7. Schneider National

3.0 stars

Schneider National is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Green Bay, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Schneider National:

"Schneider is a great company to work for. As a woman in the field of maintenance and repair it seemed like I may never get a chance to advance my career but when I came to Schne..."

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8. FedEx Express

3.0 stars

FedEx Express is a package/freight delivery company headquartered in the Aberdeen, SD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx Express:

"I have been with FedEx for 32 years and in management since 1986. It has been my pleasure to be able to provide and raise two daughters with our salary and benefit structure (m..."

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9. SkyWest Airlines

3.0 stars

SkyWest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for SkyWest Airlines:

"SkyWest is a great place to work for female pilots, flight attendants, company executives and customer service agents. While its a great place to work, they have many shortcomin..."

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10. J.B. Hunt Transport Services

3.0 stars

J.B. Hunt Transport Services is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Lowell, AR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and management opportunities (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for J.B. Hunt Transport Services:

"After working for JB Hunt for 2 years, I find that they are an equal opportunity employer that really supports the home life/work balance. As a woman starting my career, I feel ..."

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11. United Airlines

2.9 stars

United Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for United Airlines:

"If you want to be a mother and still work as a flight attendant in particular (though I know management and gate agent hours can be intense as well) here you will have to make h..."

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12. FedEx

2.8 stars

FedEx is a package/freight delivery company headquartered in the Memphis, TN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and management opportunities (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx:

"Great place to work!"

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13. American Airlines

2.8 stars

American Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Fort Worth, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Airlines:

"Although American is a wonderful employer, and I have no doubt it is one of the best for women to make careers with, there is room for improvement."

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14. FedEx Ground

2.8 stars

FedEx Ground is a package/freight delivery company headquartered in the Coraopolis, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx Ground:

"FedEx Ground is the most supportive employer I have ever had. While they don't get everything right in terms of benefits for women and families, they pay attention and respond t..."

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15. Penske Truck Leasing

2.8 stars

Penske Truck Leasing is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Reading, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Penske Truck Leasing:

"Penske is a great company with lots of potential for growth. There are not many women represented in senior leadership and even less in sales. I'd like to see that change. "

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16. Union Pacific

2.7 stars

Union Pacific is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.4 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Union Pacific:

"Lots of "official" programs regarding support of women, but actual support depends a lot on who and which department you report to."

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17. Uhaul

2.7 stars

Uhaul is a transportation/trucking/railroad company that employs 2 to 10 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.4 stars).

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18. First Student

2.5 stars

First Student is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Cincinnati, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for First Student:

"What I appreciate the most at my employer is the desire of management, and safety team to help me whenever I have a question about the School routes, student conduct, School se..."

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19. UPS

2.5 stars

UPS is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for UPS:

"A lot of sexual comments from men. "

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20. Werner Enterprises

2.5 stars

Werner Enterprises is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.4 stars) and the people you work with (2.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Werner Enterprises:

"The company offers a competitive salary compared to other companies in the same field of work however there is a huge lack of growth opportunities if you are not located in thei..."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 20 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of December 1, 2019.

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