International development charity Transaid has gone back to its roots providing logistics support to other aid organisations since Gary Forster took over as chief executive in 2011, as he explains to Steve Hobson. While Transaid was set up as an independent body in 1998, its origins go further back, and its creation owes much to the vision of Princess Anne, HRH The Princess Royal, as former chief executive Chris Saunders explains: “The inspiration for Transaid can be squarely attributed to […]
Transaid royal patron HRH The Princess Royal thanked the transport industry for providing its expertise to help develop new forms of transport suitable for use in Africa at a lunch held yesterday in London to mark the 125th anniversary of trailer builder Schmitz Cargobull.
Women in Logistics is urging the industry to put forward nominations for its second awards night, celebrating the achievements of women in transport.
Her Royal Highhness Princess Anne will speak at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference, in her capacity as patron of transport charity Transaid.