Arrive Logistics is excited to announce that Chief People Officer Chelsea Woodhead and Senior Vice President of Strategic Partners Darlene Wolf have been recognized for their leadership and accomplishments in the logistics industry.
Women In Trucking 2021 Top Women To Watch
Both Chelsea Woodhead and Darlene Wolf are included on Women In Trucking’s 2021 Top Women To Watch in Transportation list. This award recognizes top performers who go the extra mile to support other women and help to improve gender equality – at their own companies and/or industry-wide.
Since joining the company in May 2017, Chelsea has transformed Arrive’s People Operations Department, building a sustainable internal organization that meets and exceeds the needs of Arrive employees. Chelsea embodies a “people-first” approach to her work, which has been on display during her regular COVID-19 internal communications since last March. Her empathy, consideration of team members’ different backgrounds and home lives, and dedication to transparent communication helped Arrive navigate the turbulence of the past year.
Chelsea is also a fierce advocate for women and her teams reflect that. Among the more than 80 people she oversees, the majority of leadership positions are held by women, many of whom were hired in the last 18 months. Chelsea maintains an open-door policy and prioritizes coaching and mentoring junior staff within the company.
“Chelsea has been an amazing business partner since joining Arrive. She is extremely passionate about our family here at Arrive and ensures she is putting the people first in the decisions we make at the executive level,” said Matt Pyatt, CEO of Arrive. “As a leader she is extremely hands on and has helped build an amazing culture of transparency and trust.”
With more than 30 years of experience, Darlene has established herself as a seasoned, trusted advisor in the transportation business. She constantly strives to use her influence as an executive to empower and inspire other women in the industry. Through her experience working in logistics, Darlene has learned that while you cannot change other people, you can listen to and influence them. As a tenured professional in the industry, she is committed to authentically appreciating people, being an active listener and offering counsel, especially to people early in their careers.
The Women In Trucking Association is a non-profit organization with a mission to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women in the industry. View the full list of Women In Trucking’s 2021 Top Women To Watch in Transportation at www.womenintrucking.org.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Pros to Know
Darlene Wolf has also been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Pros to Know list, which recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments leverage supply chains for competitive advantage.
Darlene played a crucial role in launching Arrive’s Strategic Partners Division. With more than 200 years of collective experience at large Fortune 500 companies, this team acts as a resource for both customers and internal teams by focusing on solving problems and building relationships.
Darlene has brought her own expertise as a shipper to the team while also being a confidant and advisor to shippers in the industry. She loves the challenge of understanding the unique needs of each of the various industries Arrive services so she can strategize how best to support them. She focuses on listening to the challenges of customers to understand what they are truly trying to solve.
“Darlene truly believes that being a dedicated partner and establishing trust with both her internal team and external customers is the key to building a strategy that provides direct value to her shippers,” said Eric Lien, EVP of Strategic Partners at Arrive. “By leading with curiosity and a listening ear, she facilitates open, transparent conversations that generate the individualized solutions our customers expect and need.”
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the only supply chain publication covering the entire global supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, procurement, risk management, professional development and more. Visit www.sdcexec.com to view the full list of 2021 Pros to Know winners.