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2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

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women shifting perceptions in a changing landscape 

Following an inspirational ceremony on the 14 June at the London Marriot Grosvenor Square, find out who was announced as a 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards winner!

 

WHO IS IT FOR?

The awards are designed to be as inclusive as possible and are open to women at all stages of their career, from those who go above and beyond the call of duty in their role, to leaders in organisations. 

New for 2018 was the Male Agent of Change category award, awarded to a man for his active commitment to advancing the progress of women working in transport and logistics. The Industry Champion Award also recognises a man or woman who is championing the progress of women working in transport and logistics.

 

categories

For each category, there will be an ‘Above and Beyond Award’ and a ‘Leader Award’ (excluding the Industry Champion of the Year Award and the Male Agent of Change Award where there will only be one winner per category):

Above and Beyond – Celebrates a woman that has truly gone above and beyond her role to help drive the organisation's success. This is awarded to a woman at any stage of her career, in recognition of her commitment to going the ‘extra mile’.

Leader – Celebrates a woman operating in a senior role within her organisation. She will be making a significant contribution to the strategic direction of the business.

  • The Freight Award - This will be awarded to a woman who is innovating and excelling in their role within freight (this Award does not include passenger transport).
  • The Passenger Award - This will be awarded to a woman who is excelling in their role in passenger transport.
  • The Infrastructure Award - This will be awarded to a woman who is innovating or excelling in their role within transportation and infrastructure. 
  • The Supply Chain Award - This will be awarded to a woman who is innovating and excelling in her role within the supply chain environment.
  • The Warehousing Award This will be awarded to a woman who is excelling in her role within a warehousing environment.
  • Industry Champion Award - also recognises a man or 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 *new for 2018*

 

ALIGN YOUR BRAND WITH A MORE INCLUSIVE FUTURE

Supported by the most forward-thinking brands, the Awards champion women achieving career success and breaking glass ceilings in Transport & Logistics as well as the companies that are supporting them to do so. Aligning your brand with the Awards demonstrates your commitment to achieving gender diversity, and investing in your female workforce. The Awards are also an excellent opportunity to engage clients and motivate teams in an inspiring setting. To find out more about how your company can get involved contact info@everywoman.com

KEY DATES 

Nominations Open: 4 December 2017

Nominations Close: 26 February 2018

Face to face interviews: 24 April 2018    

Awards Ceremony: 14 June 2018

When and where
Date: 
14th June 2018
Start time: 
12:00PM
End time: 
4:30PM
London Marriott Hotel
Grosvenor Square
W1K 6JP London
United Kingdom
GB
Nominations
Nominations

Nominations have now closed.

  

Finalists
This year's finalists are:

The finalists for the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards were:

 

The Freight Award – sponsored by Eddie Stobart

Entrants for this award demonstrated how they are innovating and excelling their role in the Freight sector.

Above and Beyond
Irene Arnold
Irene Arnold,
Operations Manager, DHL Global Forwarding, from London
Lesley O’Brien
Lesley O’Brien,
Partner, Freightlink Europe Freight Train, from Bradford
Kate Turner
Kate Turner,
Head of Planning, DB Cargo UK, from Goole

 

Leader
Sue Buchanan
Sue Buchanan,
Director of Network Services, Pall-Ex, from Birmingham
Geraldine McEwan
Geraldine McEwan,
General Manager, Whistl, from Belfast
Keely Priestman
Keely Priestman,
Managing Director, Diamond Distribution Ltd, from London

 

The Passenger Award

Entrants for this demonstrated how they are improving the customer experience.

Above & Beyond
Nicola Baillie
Nicola Baillie,
Head of Saftey Assurance, West Midlands Trains, from Birmingham
Amanda Cullum
Amanda Cullum,
Planner and Administrator, Network Rail, from Scunthorpe
Nikki Sohal
Nikki Sohal,
Heathrow Express Control Room Competence Manager, Heathrow Express, from London

 

Leader
Siwan Hayward
Siwan Hayward,
Head of Transport Policing and Community Safety, Transport for London, from London
Gaynor Marshall
Gaynor Marshall,
Communications Director, Lothian, from Edinburgh
Liz Chandler
Liz Chandler,
Director of Corporate Development, Merseytravel, from Liverpool City Region

 

The Infrastructure Award

Entrants for this Award demonstrated how they are improving road or rail infrastructure.

Above & Beyond
Helen Burke
Helen Burke,
Regional General Manager, XPO Logistics, from Runcorn
Louise Gold
Louise Gold,
Head of Behaviour Change, Sustrans, from London
Deborah Pye
Deborah Pye,
Director Strategic Innovation, Walmart, from Leeds

 

Leader
Anna Delvecchio
Anna Delvecchio,
Commercial Account Director, Amey RDG, from Wiltshire
Maria Machancoses
Maria Machancoses,
Director, Midlands Connect, from Birmingham
Kayleigh Wilson
Kayleigh Wilson,
Transition Manager, DHL Supply Chain, from London

 

The Supply Chain Award

Entrants for this Award demonstrated how they are improving processes within the supply chain.

Above & Beyond
Jayne Bellamy
Jayne Bellamy,
Contract Distribution Manager, Wincanton Logistics, from Kettering
Natasha Culshaw
Natasha Culshaw,
Change Manager, Asda, from Leeds
June Jones
June Jones,
Senior Manager Operating Model, Asda, from Leeds

 

Leader
Faye Calland
Faye Calland,
National Same Day Manager - Storage, Fashion & Solutions, TNT, from Coventry
Rachael Huntley
Rachael Huntley,
Regional General Manager, XPO Logistics, from Crick
Lorna McAtear

Lorna McAtear,
Head of Supply and Internal Accounts, Royal Mail, from Kidderminster

 

The Warehousing Award

Entrants for this Award demonstrated how they are innovating and improving warehouse operations.

Above & Beyond
Sue Griffiths
Sue Griffiths,
Operations Manager, TNT UK, from London
Clare Maclauchlan
Clare Maclauchlan,
National Development Manager, Co-op, from Newcastle upon Tyne
Sally Worringham
Sally Worringham,
Network Data & Service Quality Manager UK, TNT, from Coventry

 

Leader
Sharon Hammond
Sharon Hammond,
Senior Director - Food North ALS, Asda, from Leeds
Karen Hopkinson
Karen Hopkinson,
Operations Manager, Co-op, from Chesterfield
Janet John
Janet John,
Operations Manager, Co-op, from Llanelli

 

The Industry Champion Award

Entrants for this Award demonstrated the impact that they have had on attracting and retaining women in the industry. Awarded to one individual only, male or female.

Bethany
Bethany Fovargue,
Operations Manager, NOVUS, from Corby
Harriet Glen
Harriet Glen,
Principal Transport Planner, Transport for London, from London
Debbie Rivers
Debbie Rivers,
Regional Maintenance Manager, Royal Mail Fleet, from Oxford

 

Male Agent of Change Award (new for 2018)

Awarded to a man for his active commitment to advancing the progress of women working in Transport and Logistics.

Vernon Barchou
Vernon Barchou,
Vice President, Human Resources, DHL Supply Chain, from London
Wayne Jay
Wayne Jay,
National Distribution Director, Royal Mail, from Kidderminster
Jon Stockton
Jon Stockton,
Vice President – Ground Operations UK and Storage Fashion & Solutions, FedEx Express UK, from Atherstone

 

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