The winners of the 10th FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been revealed.
The Woman of the Year Award, went to Julie McCaffery from Grangemouth Stirlingshire, Change Manager (Scotland) at Asda, who was recognised for contributing to the increasing success of the organisation after she led numerous colleague engagement and continuous improvement projects.
The Freight Award – sponsored by Eddie Stobart:
Above and Beyond: Tracy Ward, contract manager at PD Ports.
Leader: Jannette Wallace, Runcorn depot manager, CM Downton.
The Passenger Award:
Above & Beyond: Victoria Garcia, accessibility and communities officer, Brighton & Hove Buses.
Leader: Michelle Hargreaves, managing director, Stagecoach East Midlands.
The Infrastructure Award:
Above & Beyond: Caroline Milnes, programme manager, Tesco.
Leader: Sue Kershaw, managing director, KPMG.
The Supply Chain Award – sponsored by DHL:
Above & Beyond: Jeny Hanvey, customer service manager, Kuehne + Nagel.
Leader: Gillian Joyce, former national fleet manager, Post Office.
The Warehousing Award – sponsored by Amazon:
Above & Beyond: Claire Davidson, senior project manager – logistics implementation, Sainsbury’s.
Leader: Angela Howard, VP operations – retail, DHL Supply Chain.
The Industry Champion Award – sponsored by Asda Logistics Services:
Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director, O’Donovan Waste Disposal.
Maxine Benson MBE, co-founder of everywoman, said: “The role models celebrated, ranging from women excelling at the beginning of their career to those well-established in their journey, are a reflection of the many rewarding opportunities within the transport and logistics industry. We are proud to recognise individuals who are transforming the industry through their tenacity, passion for innovation and commitment to mentoring the next generation.”
FTA chief executive David Wells said: “These awards celebrate the wealth of female talent in a traditionally male-dominated sector. Logistics is one of the UK’s most important industries, employing more than 2.54 million people and ensuring that all aspects of our economy continue to work as efficiently as possible.”