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Ella Bay Logistics and Ella Bay Transport are partnering with Truckers Against Trafficking. Truckers Against Trafficking is a nonprofit organization that trains members of the trucking, bus and energy industries to recognize and report instances of human trafficking. This national organization formed in Oklahoma, United States, in 2009 and educates drivers and other trucking industry employees about the results of human trafficking. Truckers Against Trafficking is raising up a mobile army of transportation professionals to assist law enforcement in the recognition and reporting of human trafficking, to aid in the recovery of victims and the arrest of their perpetrators. Modern-day slavery, or human trafficking exists whenever people are bought and sold for forced labor or commercial sex. Around the world, it is estimated that there are over 50 million slaves today. Human trafficking has been reported in all 50 states, and the number of victims in the United States is estimated in the hundreds of thousands. Make a Difference This is where you come in! Truckers Against Trafficking recognizes that members of the trucking, bus and energy industries are invaluable in the fight against this heinous crime. As the eyes and ears of our nation’s highways, you are in a unique position to make a difference and close loopholes to traffickers who seek to exploit our transportation system for their personal gain. Education is the key – our goal is to empower our workforce to do what each of us can to aid in the critical fight against human trafficking. Ella Bay is incorporating the TAT training video as part of required training for every team member. The Industry Training Program is TAT’s core program that drives the biggest impact by training hundreds of thousands of industry members about the realities of domestic sex trafficking and how the trucking industry can combat it. TAT training has resulted in a significant increase of reports of possible trafficking to the national hotline from truck drivers, which has resulted in victim recoveries and the arrest of criminals. https://vimeo.com/399290663