National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC)
Gail Rutkowski is a veteran of more than 30 years in the transportation industry. She has experienced both sides of the industry, from shipper to carrier, from small shipments to truckloads, from domestic to international. Her experience runs the gamut from private fleet management with Quaker Oats and Belden Wire and Cable, to truckload sales with C. H. Robinson, to transportation management with Thomas & Betts and Medline Industries.
She started and ran the logistics services division at AIMS Logistics before leaving to start Wabash Worldwide Logistics, helping clients expand their 3PL service offerings, and manage their truckload services.
Gail is a past president of NASSTRAC and was a member of their Executive Committee. She was selected NASSTRAC Member of the Year in 2001, 2005, and 2012. She is also a member of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Council and the Chicago Traffic Club. Gail is a frequent speaker at a number of industry conferences and has published articles in Traffic World and LQ Magazine. In 2005, she was named one of the top 50 people in Logistics by World Trade Magazine.