In a recent interview with Alex Farkas of the National Employer & Partnership Team at the Department of Work & Pensions, UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined how the association is driving discussion around diversity and inclusion within the logistics industry. “As the leading trade association for the sector, UKWA is working hard to educate and inform people about the exciting career opportunities our great industry has to offer and encouraging more diverse and inclusive working environments,” said Ward. Ward called […]
The UK’s brightest female talent within road transport have been whittled down to a select few ahead of next month’s fifth MAN Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards. “Yet again, we are bowled over by the quality of our finalists and hope they show others what fantastic opportunities there are for women looking for a varied and challenging career,” says Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. Taking place at The Savoy Hotel in London on 17 May, the awards aim to […]
XPO Logistics has received a rating of 85 out of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for LGBTQ+ inclusion for the second year running.
Companies that provide a full range of logistics-based functions must ensure their conditions of contract cover all of the services that they offer, warns UKWA chief executive Peter Ward.