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Royal Logistics Corps Members (left)

Diversity and inclusion is a win-win for the enlightened leading companies in the logistics sector. says CEO Bob Hughes

Women have been providing logistical support to British military efforts for over 70 years, so it was fitting that the Royal Logistics Corps swept the board in the annual Women in Logistics Awards and celebration on on Friday June 25th - the night before Armed Forces Day.

The Company of the Year Award is sponsored by the Forton Group, and the judges believed that the Royal Logistics Corps provided clear evidence of commitment and innovation in attracting, developing & retaining women.

Bob Hughes, Forton Group CEO, said today

“I really enjoyed meeting this group of dedicated logistics professionals. More than gender equality, they are clearly championing diversity and inclusion in a uniquely difficult environment.

Their expertise shows that there are no barriers to women entering the professional logistics field and successfully delivering under pressure.

This team is an example to the logistics profession and an inspiration to us all.”

The Forton Group have been providing specialist leadership development, coaching and mentoring support to women and men in the logistics sector for over five years. Their successful track record includes supporting women to rise to the top of this sector.

The Forton integrated leadership model takes the challenges of performance excellence and delivering to high standards in the sector, and helps client organisations balance those demands with the need for a fair family/work-life balance.

“Get these factors right and you’ll improve bottom line performance and have a more engaged workforce." "Diversity and inclusion is a win-win for the enlightened leading companies in the logistics sector. says CEO Bob Hughes”

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Notes to Editors
About the Forton Group.
The Forton Group is a specialist leadership development organisation operating in UK, Europe and four continents around the world. It delivers consulting, coaching and training services to all sectors looking for better leadership and management. It has a particular track record in supporting logistics, engineering, road, rail, IT and telecoms companies. For more details go to

The Forton Group supports Women in Logistics by volunteering on its organizing committee, with particular support for the areas of volunteering, mentoring, coaching and career confidence.

About Women in Logistics

Since 2008, Women in Logistics UK has been committed to supporting the careers of women working in the Logistics industry. Its annual ball and awards ceremony celebrates the work of women in the logistics sector, at the same time as raising funds for Transaid.

For more details go to

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