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Women invited to be Amazon everywoman winners

[ December 8, 2020   //   ]

The 2021 Amazon everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards are open for nominations until 8 February 2021. 

Now in their 14th year, the awards celebrate the vital contribution women make to transport and logistics showcasing progression, accomplishments and increasing avenues of opportunity within a traditionally male-dominated industry.

The Covid-19 crisis threw transport and logistics into the spotlight as never before, and the impact of this pressure has seen an increase in women entering the industry for the first time, with the number of female delivery drivers increasing by as much as 104%.[4] However, women still only account for 20% of the 1.7 million people working in transport and logistics. #

The awards play such an important role in highlighting success stories, shifting perceptions and creating role models to inspire future female talent.

Categories are as follows:

  • *NEW for 2021* – Tech Innovator Award – Awarded to a woman who is implementing or being exceptionally creative with technology in an unconventional and innovative way within the sector.
  • The Freight Award – Sponsored by Unipart Rail– awarded to two women who are innovating and excelling in their role within freight 
  • The Customer / Passenger Award – awarded to two women who are excelling in their role for customers / passengers in transport, logistics and freight.
  • The Infrastructure Award – awarded to two women who are innovating or excelling in their role within transportation and infrastructure. 
  • The Supply Chain Award – awarded to two women who are innovating and excelling in their role within the supply chain environment.
  • The Warehousing Award – awarded to two women who are excelling in their role within a warehousing environment.
  • Industry Champion Award –awarded to a woman who is championing the progress of women working in transport and logistics.
  • Male Agent of Change – awarded to a man for his active commitment to advancing the progress of women working in transport and logistics.
  • Apprentice of the Year Award –  awarded to any male or female apprentice excelling in either transport and/or logistics .
  • International Inspiration Award – This will be awarded to a woman working outside of the UK & Ireland that is a role model for women in her community.

[4] The Van Insurer Research