Women in Logistics: Breaking Gender Roles to Win the War for Talent
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Logistics ResourceDigital Issue: The Current State of Third-Party Logistics Services It has become quite clear that logistics professionals are now facing an unprecedented set of challenges. From tightening capacity, to ongoing regulation hurdles, to the complexity brought on by e-commerce, today’s shippers are transforming the way they manage their logistics operations.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:00PM
Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor, Logistics Management
Tisha Danehl, Vice President of the executive recruiting firm, Ajilon
Andrea Morreira, Director of Social Media, Women in Logistics (WIL)
Dr. Nancy Nix, Executive Director, AWESOME (Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management & Education)
Ellen Voie, President and CEO, Women In Trucking Association (WIT)
According to the findings of Logistics Management's 2017 Salary Survey, the vital role women play in the logistics management community continues to gain traction every year.
In this webcast you'll hear from a panel of women who are now leading top-level logistics and supply chain operations. The panel will share their success stories as well as advice for women who are now making their way up the ladder.
During this session you'll hear:
- What recruiters and their clients are looking for, and how to address the twin objectives of filling the "talent and diversity gaps"
- How a grass roots organization is paving the way for others
- How companies are addressing the critical driver shortage by hiring more women to staff this vital part of the supply chain
- How one organization leverages its size to help employers find qualified industry leadership
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