Telecom Transport Services President Named to Women’s Business Enterprise Council Board


BIRMINGHAM, Alabama., June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Birmingham, Alabama transportation manager Sue Cole Watkins was appointed to the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South Board of Directors. Sue is the owner and president of Telecom Transport Services, Inc., a birmingham trucking company that provides specialized transportation and commercial warehousing solutions in the Southeast.

The Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) advances and enhances business opportunities between businesses and women-owned businesses through the nation’s most widely used certification program for women-owned businesses.

“We are delighted to welcome Sue to the board and look forward to her contributions as we continue to provide women with information, tools and resources to create, support and grow their businesses,” said the CEO of WBEC South. Phala K. Mire.

Sue began her trucking career nearly 30 years ago, taking over from her late father as the helm of a trucking company founded by her grandfather. She accelerated the growth of Telecom Transport by reinforcing the recognition of her predecessors that agility, innovation and adaptation are essential tools in the rapidly changing transport market. 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 the transportation and lifting of electrical, 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 and won the Ryder Integrated Logistics & Alcatel-Lucent Hauling and Hoisting Contractor of the Year Silver award. Learn more at

About the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South

For more than 25 years, the mission of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) has been to advance and enhance business opportunities between businesses and women-owned businesses through a reputable certification program, education and professional growth. WBEC South facilitates the nationally recognized and most widely used certification program, WBENC Certification, for the States of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. Learn more at

Media contact: Melanie McCraney, (205) 910-1323, [email protected]

SOURCE Telecom Transport Services


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