Carole Woodhead, CEO of Hermes, has been named as the keynote speaker at this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Leadership Academy. Taking place at the Daventry Court Hotel, Northamptonshire, on 10 September, the one-day event is aimed at future female leaders already working in the logistics and freight industry. A series of talks, masterclasses and panel sessions will equip delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to take back to their workplace to enable them to accelerate their careers. […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
The shortlist for the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards has been announced ahead of next month’s ceremony.
The road transport industry is being urged to play its part in attracting more women to the sector by entering this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. “The annual awards, sponsored this year by the FTA, demonstrate that the sector suits women and is one in which they can excel,” said Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. “The awards prove that there are no limits for women in transport and logistics – all previous winners having made an outstanding contribution […]