Women in leadership positions or promotion as a woman
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There is still work to do in improving the supply chain sector. But the proportion of women in senior roles has increased by six percentage points in the past year, to 17%. It’s still a far cry from what it should be, and there is some doubt over how the number will rise in the future; the number of women employed across the supply chain workforce has remained the same at 39%. Some supply chain sectors are better than others, reports Logistics Manager. According to Gartner’s 2020 Women in Supply Chain Survey, the consumer goods and retail sectors have nearly twice the amount of women at senior levels than the supply chains of industrial organisations, which have just 13%.

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