New forum to promote women in logistics

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has incorporated Women in Logistics UK to create a new group to promote diversity and inclusion in the profession. The Women in Logistics Forum will provide opportunities for the logistics and transport profession, and other key stakeholders, support women working in the sector and identify and address recruitment and retention challenges. It will also organise networking and professional development events. WiL members should ... [+]

Speaker line-up for Women in Logistics

Networking group Women in Logistics UK has lined up three speakers for its Supply Chain Sustainability conference on 20 November 2014 at Great Bear Oldham, Manchester. They are: Catherine Weetman, Vice-chair of CILT Environment and Sustainability Forum and director of Re-think solutions; Morag White, previously logistics environment manager at Sainsbury ... [+]

Winning women revealed

The winners of the Women in Logistics award were revealed at a ceremony in Warwickshire on 27 June by judges Professor Richard Wilding and Ruth Waring, and in the company of special guest Mrs Beverley Bell, the UK's first female Traffic Commissioner. Leader of the Year: Nicky McGroarty of Telefonica UK. Rising ... [+]

Women in Logistics shortlist revealed

The nine individuals and two companies in the running for awards at the Women in Logistics annual conference and awards have been unveiled. The winners will be revealed at a ceremony in Warwickshire on the evening of Friday June 27, in the company of the judges Professor Richard Wilding and Ruth ... [+]

Women in Logistics awards

Women in Logistics will hold its Annual Conference and Awards in Warwickshire on Friday 27 June. The conference theme is ‘Supply Chain Simplicity in a Complex World'. Headline speakers are Emile Naus, Partner and technical director at LCP Consulting and former head of logistics strategy at M&S, who will share ... [+]

Don’t be hair-brained…

Hairdressing is still girls' career of choice, bemoans Women in Logistics UK, on the eve of National Careers Week (3-7 March). However, there are ten times as many jobs in Logistics, it points out. According to official statistics, there are fewer than 250,000 jobs in hair and beauty and the ... [+]

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