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Canadian Government Launches $20 Million Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

The Canadian government is making a significant investment into providing financial support and opportunity to women entrepreneurship. On Friday, October 19th, 2018, Canadian Export, Promotion Minister, Mary Ng, announced a $20 million government fund toward supporting women in business. This contribution is in addition to an $85 million Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem fund implemented last …

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Awarding Canadian Women in Power for their “Unbreakable” Grit: WXN’s Top 100

Image Source: Women’s Executive Network President of Morai Logistics, Kelli Saunders, is Awarded 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in the Entrepreneurship category by Women’s Executive Network (WXN). On November 23rd, 2017, president of Morai Logistics, Kelli Saunders, was honoured with the 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award. This award was presented …

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State of Women in Business and Logistics 2017

Yesterday was International Women’s Day (IWD), a celebration and tribute to women’s rights. This year marked the 108th anniversary of IWD. IWD 2017’s goal is to speed up the timeline in reaching parity between men and women in opportunity, wages and leadership representation. According to the World Economic Forum, it’ll be nearly 170 years before …

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Kelli Saunders of Morai Logistics Wins OWIT’s Woman Exporter of the Year Award

Nominated during OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade) Toronto’s Annual Awards Ceremony, where Kelli Saunders of Morai Logistics Inc. wins Woman Exporter of the Year. Toronto, ON (June 16,2016) On Thursday, June 9th 2016, Kelli Saunders, President of Morai Logistics Inc., an Authorized Agent of Mode Transportation, was the recipient of The Woman Exporter …

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EYEFREIGHT GUEST POST: Shortage of Top-Level Logistics Talent Underscores the Need to Shatter ‘Glass Ceiling’

By Lisa Henthorn Virtually impenetrable not all that long ago, the “glass ceiling” blocking women from executive-level jobs in the logistics and supply chain industry appears to be shattering. Though few (if any) people in our industry would argue that our historic gender bias has gone away, the outlook for women is considerably brighter these …

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Infographic: Women in Logistics – Looking at the Gender Gap Around the World

Globalization has broken through several technological, political, and geographic barriers to supply chain logistics. However, while its been documented that companies that include more women at the top levels of leadership tend to outperform those that don’t, there is still a noticeably large gender gap when it comes to the logistics industry. Although there has …

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eBook: International Women’s Day Logistics Tribute

This past Sunday was International Women’s Day. In tribute to celebrating women globally, we would like to dedicate this week’s post to showcasing the major milestones in recent development for the state of women in the logistics and supply chain industry. Last year we posted an infographic that the logistics community wholeheartedly enjoyed and we …

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Infographic: Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014

We hope everyone has had a great holiday and we would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! To kick off the year, we have finished compiling our infographic on the top logistics and supply chain facts from the news that we’ve collected throughout last year. As there is a large …

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