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Who are the leaders in UK logistics?

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Your chance to nominate the people & companies in the UK that support diversity & women in logistics

Here at the Forton Group we’re delighted to be supporting the UK Women in Logistics awards for the second year running.  We sponsor the Company of the Year award (250 or more employees) alongside other sponsors – PepsiCo, Manpower and the Search Consultancy.Leaders - Women in Logistics

The awards will be presented at the annual Women in Logistics (WiL) UK Awards Night and Charity Ball – later in the year (an honorary mention for the welcome drinks sponsors DocData by the way).  Last year WiL raised £8,000 for Transaid and, together, we’re hoping to do even better in 2013…

For us it’s all about growing women’s confidence in their own resourcefulness and recognising the HR, OD and L&D professionals who support women to play powerful roles in this important business sector.

Getting resources from A-B is tough.  It’s a highly competitive business with tight margins.  Whether that’s on the transport side, international work, storage or distribution.  IT is playing an increasingly vital role too.

The good news is that, companies which draw on a more diverse workforce, have been shown to be more successful.  And it’s not just the so-called soft skills either.  Women bring the essential skills of organising, planning and performance delivery – just as well as men.Leadership development, coaching and communications

So the first step towards these awards are the nominations.

  • Do you know an organisation that support women’s careers and are worthy of lifting the trophy?
  • Do you know an outstanding woman, or young women (under 30) making an outstanding contribution to the sector?

If the answer is YES – it’s easy to nominate them today – just click on these four categories:

Woman of the Year – sponsored by Search Consultancy

Young Woman of the Year (under 30) – sponsored by Manpower

Company of the Year (250 or more employees) – sponsored by the Forton Group

SME of the Year (fewer than 250 employees) – sponsored by PepsiCo

Please do share this email with your networks and let’s support the UK logistics sector to be even more successful by celebrating diversity.


Author: Helen Caton Hughes

Leadership and Team Coach based on inspirational and practical tools. Works with leaders around the world; trains coaches to International Coach Federation standards. Passionate about finding best ways for leaders to inspire themselves and get the best from their teams

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