Monday, February 11, 2013

Freight and Logistics Awards Still Seeking Women in Transport

Outstanding Talent Has One More Week to be Recognised
Shipping News Feature

UK – You now have an extra week to nominate and outstanding woman working as a link in the supply chain as the deadline has been extended for nominations for the sixth annual Freight Transport Association (FTA) everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards which will now close on Monday 18th February. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony, held at the Savoy Hotel in London on 16 May 2013. This year’s Awards categories are as follows:

Rising Star of the Year Award: This will be awarded to the woman aged under 30 who has excelled in her career, making a valuable contribution to her organisation. This award is open to all women working across the industry.

Driver of the Year Award: (sponsored by TNT) This will be awarded to the woman who is excelling in her role as a driver (this could include but is not limited to HGV, van or motorcycle and can include passenger transport).

Director of the Year Award: (sponsored by Asda Stores Ltd) This will be awarded to the female director who is excelling in her role. This award is open to female directors across all sectors and areas of the industry.

The Warehousing Award: (sponsored by DHL Supply Chain) This will be awarded to the woman that is excelling in her role within a warehousing environment.

Industry Champion Award: This will be awarded to the woman who is an active champion for the industry, playing a vital role in attracting and retaining women in transport & logistics.

Innovation & Sustainability Award: (sponsored by DHL Supply Chain) Awarded to a woman who has already or is implementing an Innovative Operational Solution, including technologies and processes that are changing the industry in a positive way.

Team Leader of the Year Award: Awarded to the woman who is leading a team to excel in a way that contributes greatly to the company's success.

Rules and Regulations are laid out HERE and nominations can be made HERE

Photo: The MotherTruckers – Ladies Truck Driving club sponsored by Priestley LGV Training, Lincolnshire.