2016 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards


General information



The 2016 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards celebrate successful women in the transport and logistics industry. Now in their ninth year, the awards showcase role models that have made an outstanding contribution to the industry or are demonstrating drive and ambition.


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what makes an everywoman winner?

Our winners have hailed from a breadth of organisations within transport and logistics including, ASDA, Wincanton, the Royal Navy and the London Underground. Whether excelling in her role as a driver or implementing innovative operational solutions, they are hardworking, ambitious, innovative, driven and passionate about the industry.

Discover who were crowned 2015’s FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics Award winners, and hear from previous winners below.  


key dates for your diary:

Nominations Opened: 1 December 2015

Nominations Closed: 15 February 2016

Filming day: 19 April 2016


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When and where
26th May 2016
Start time: 
London Hilton on Park Lane
22 Park Ln
W1K 1BE London
United Kingdom

Nominations have now closed for the 2016 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.


Andy Perry


Carole Woodhead


David Wells

Freight Transport Association

Gillian Anderson

HR Director of Operations Wincanton

Jerry Ward

John Lewis Partnership

Jill Clark

Asda Logistics Services

John Shingleton

Handy Shipping Guide

Marianne Culver


Michael Dunn

DHL Supply Chain

Nicola Shaw

High Speed 1
Partners & sponsors
Partners & Sponsors

Title Partner


The Freight Transport Association is proud to once again be the Title Partner of the prestigious FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards 2016.  Women are essential in every aspect of the UK logistics and supply chains – from drivers and warehouse staff, to transport managers and managing directors.  It is essential that the logistics industry is able to access a wide talent pool, to meet its need for good quality staff at every level.  The FTA everywoman Awards encourages forward-thinking companies that are committed to introducing diversity to the freight industry, and showcases how women can make a career in transport a successful and fulfilling one.

Category Sponsor


Asda is pleased to continue to support the FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards supporting and celebrating exceptional female talent. We recognise that great leadership sits at the heart of every business.  At Asda we are committed to developing and nurturing colleagues. Our award winning Women in Leadership programme has identified and supported our female leaders of the future. We have had massive success with our Women in Leadership programme and we have learnt a lot, which are channelling into maturing our approach around inclusive leadership.

Supporting Partners


Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in 1995. Amazon has invested more than £4.6 billion in the UK economy to build and run its UK business since 2010. Amazon is planning create 2,500 permanent jobs in the UK this year at its head office, its ten UK fulfilment centres, research and development centres, customer service centres, Fashion Photography Studio and new Amazon Web Services (AWS) UK data centres, which are currently being built in the UK.   

The Co-op

The Co-op is delighted to be involved with the prestigious FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards 2016.  Community and members are at the heart of our business and we are championing women within our Logistics Division and recognise that great leadership skills will ensure our continued success for many generations to come.   


Wincanton is, once again, extremely proud to continue to support the everywoman in Transport & Logistics awards, in which we have enjoyed significant success since their inception. We are committed to attracting young people into our business, and then working together to nurture and develop that talent to deliver innovative and effective solutions that add value to our customers’ businesses. 

Table Sponsors

CEVA Logistics
Diversity Jobs
Hermes Parcelnet
Tesco logo
TNT Express
Transport for London

Woman of the Year Award:

Caroline Rose, who is Head of Regional Operations at TNT Express.


Rising Star of the Year Award:

Awarded to a woman aged under 30 who is excelling in her career.

Rachel Beckett, Coaching Team Leader, Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, from Brighton & Hove


Driver of the Year Award:

Awarded to a woman who is excelling in her role as a driver including HGV, van, motorcycle or passenger transport.

Kirsty Sando, Driver Manager, Heathrow Express, from London


Warehousing Award:

Awarded to a woman who is excelling in her role within a warehousing environment.

Helen Page, Team Manager, Mondelez, from Birmingham


Innovation & Sustainability Award:

Awarded to a woman who is implementing an innovative operational solution (technologies and processes) that is changing the industry in a positive way.

Katherine Trauth, Manager, LNG Marine Fuel Projects, Shell, from London


Team Leader of the Year Award:

Awarded to a woman who is leading a team to excel in a way that contributes greatly to the company's success.

Wendy Findlay, Fleet Support Engineer, First Glasgow, from Glasgow


Leader of the Year Award – sponsored by Asda Logistics Services:

Awarded to a woman operating in a senior role, contributing to the strategic direction of the business.

Kathryn Lewis, Operations Director, Advanced Supply Chain, from Manchester


Industry Champion of the Year Award:

Awarded to an individual, male or female, who is playing a vital role in attracting and retaining women in transport and logistics.

Jo Field, Head of Campaigns, Communications and Engagement, Transport for London, from London


View the winners and finalists from the previous years >>