Roadway Express Inc.

Roadway Express Inc.

Akron, Ohio

Number of Employees: 26511

Number of IT Employees: 139

IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 4 percent

IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 1 percent

Percentage of women IT managers: 31 percent

Percentage of minority IT managers: 0 percent

Percentage of women IT staff: 42 percent

Percentage of minority IT staff: 12 percent

Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$633

What's special?

Roadway was acquired last year by competitor Yellow Roadway. The deal formed the largest less-than-truckload company in the U.S. The carrier operates some 8,500 tractors and 27,650 trailers through a network of about 370 terminals. IT employees can expand their skills through technical training, mentoring, coaching and experiential learning opportunities. Other benefits include flextime, telecommuting and job sharing. IT employees can earn up to two additional vacation days if their team meets aggressive goals for code reuse.

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