Leading equipment pooling solutions provider, Loscam is co-sponsoring the Leading Women in Logistics and Transport Panel on 24th September in Hong Kong.
The Panel is part of The Women’s Foundation (TWF) and Bloomberg’s Leading Women Speaker Series, which will examine the challenges and opportunities for career advancement for women in different industries and professions.
Given the low participation of women in the logistics sector, Loscam has continuously strived to raise awareness of the sector as a viable place for women to build successful careers; Loscam’s sponsorship is particularly relevant to ensuring increased participation rates by women.
Loscam’s efforts for increased women participation have paid off with over 40% of its key management roles now filled by women. This has been achieved through implementation of policies and practices such as encouraging gender equality and anti-discrimination policies, allowing flexible work arrangements, and taking action against sexual harassment and violence in the workplace among others.
The sponsorship provided to the Women’s Foundation by Loscam will assist funding of a research paper on opportunities and challenges for women in the logistics and transport sector; recommendations for companies, industry associations and the government on how to level the playing field and ensure women have equal access to opportunities for career advancement and to achieve their full potential in these industries; in addition to various initiatives for the logistics and transport industry to inspire young women to aspire, grow and lead within this sector in the future.