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the membership as a whole, “but, I

more women in leadership roles

still think the industry has room to

markedly outperform those without.

grow and improve, and one of the

Still, most supply chain organizations

best ways women can do that is to

do not have gender diversity goals.

network with each other,” she said. “If

As the program has developed, both

you’re new to the industry, find a men-

female and male members of WERC

tor; if you’re like me and have been

have identified four priorities to help

around for a while, find those people

increase diversity and inclusivity within

that you can help to grow in their ca-

the logistics workforce. These include

reers and become industry leaders.”

offering resources and strategies for

Studies show that gender diver-

building allies within the industry, en-

sity in the supply chain boosts com-

hancing equality within the workplace,

petitiveness, productivity and finan-

advancing careers and growing leader-

cial returns, and that companies with

ship opportunities, and fostering organiw w w.busi ne ssc hief. com


Profile for Business Chief USA

Business Chief USA Magazine – April 2019  

Business Chief USA Magazine – April 2019