The shortlist for the inaugural Women in Logistics awards has now been revealed, and operators are urged to take part in the voting, which closes at 8pm on 4 July. Launched in 2008, the not-for-profit organisation has more than 2,000 members and was created to attract, retain and support women working across the logistics sector. Vying to scoop the Company of the Year award this year are Ceva Logistics, Premier Farnell and Pepsico, with all three businesses demonstrating their commitment […]
The winners of the first Women in Logistics awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony in Kenilworth, Warwicks, last week. Adele Waite, general manager of a $1.25bn global contract for DHL, won the award for outstanding individual achievement, after boosting return-on-capital growth by 740%. The corporate award was won by Premier Farnell, a global, multi-channel distributor whose chief executive, Harriet Green, was named in the FT’s Top 50 Women in Business. Green also employs a female chairwoman and head of […]
FTA and Everywoman have joined forces to create a year-round programme of activity that operators can adopt to help them attract, retain and develop female employees. Launched today (8 March) to coincide with International Women’s Day, the FTA Everywoman Accelerate Programme incorporates Everywoman’s range of services into three packages – Founder, Champion and Influencer. Each package includes access to the EverywomanNetwork – an online personal development tool – and the Everywoman Club, where senior level women can connect and share […]
Royal Mail scooped the Company of the Year accolade at the Women in Logistics (WIL) UK awards last Friday (20 September) in Solihull.