Sue Cole Watkins has been named to the Board of Directors of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South. Sue is the owner and President of Telecom Transport Services, Inc. a Birmingham trucking company. They provide specialized transportation and commercial storage solutions across the southeast.
Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) advances and enhances business opportunities between corporations and women-owned businesses. WBEC is the nation’s most relied upon certification program for women-owned businesses.
“We look forward to Sue’s contributions as we continue to provide women with information, tools and resources to create, sustain and grow their business ventures,” said WBEC South CEO Phala K. Mire.
Sue began her trucking career nearly 30 years ago. She succeeded her late father at the helm of a trucking line founded by her grandfather. She has accelerated the growth of Telecom Transport by reinforcing her predecessors’ recognition that agility, innovation and adaptation are critical tools in the rapidly evolving transportation marketplace. Telecom Transport customers include AT&T, Home Depot, KGPCo, Battery Solutions, General Electric, Alpine Power Systems and others.
About Telecom Transport Services
Telecom Transport Services is a full-service ground carrier specializing in hauling and hoisting of power, telecommunications and electronic equipment, hazardous materials including batteries and other high-value cargo. The company provides last-mile services, battery recycling and secure commercial storage facilities with turnkey logistics and inventory management.
Telecom Transport has received numerous trucking safety awards from the Alabama Trucking Association. They recently earned the Ryder Integrated Logistics & Alcatel-Lucent Hauling and Hoisting Contractor of the Year Silver Award. Learn more at telecom-transport.com.
About Women’s Business Enterprise Council South
For more than 25 years, the mission of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) is to advance and enhance business opportunities between corporations and women-owned businesses. WBEC South facilitates the nationally recognized and most relied upon certification program, WBENC Certification, for the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. Learn more at https://wbecsouth.org/.
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