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Where are all the women?

By May 15, 2015May 17th, 2021No Comments

It is traditionally in industry that is represented primarily by men, but what are the barriers to increasing participation among women?

Over the years it has been interesting to see that participation level increase but as an industry, the Distribution, Warehousing and Logistics field still has some way to go.

The mining sector has demonstrated interesting information from data loggers on heavy machinery that have shown that female operators are often more mechanically sympathetic when operating machinery.

It’s time the industry enjoyed the differences that exist between men and women, and worked to capitalise on these things to deliver better employment outcomes and environments and work flows.  The

Excellent employment opportunities exist for both men and women as:

  • Machine operators
  • Loader and unloaders
  • Pickers and packers
  • Stock checkers