International Women’s Day and 100 years since women obtained the right to vote. Should these events have a place in a transport magazine? My view is that most certainly they should. The transport industry portrays very much a male image, which is understandable, given that less than 10% of the workforce is female. We all know that we have a skills shortage, which unless we take action will only get worse in years to come. Gone are the days when […]
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 […]
She’s RHA is widening its target audience with a new focus on inclusion and diversity rather than trying to attract just women to the transport industry.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.