The corporate world may be actively pursuing initiatives to improve gender diversity within senior management teams, but progress appears slow. Groups, such as the 30% Club, are pushing for 30% of women on FTSE 350 boards by 2020. However, indications are that it will take until 2029 to fulfil that objective, with the index provider, MSCI, finding last October that women held only 17.9% of directorships. Similar disparity between men and women is recorded for senior roles within the supply […]
There are too few women holding senior roles within logistics and supply chain. A 2018 Gartner report shows that, although women account for 37% of the total supply chain workforce, only 25% of senior managers or directors are female.
APC Overnight is to hold a recruitment open day for former City Link staff tomorrow (6 January).
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.