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Vital role of women in supply chain to be discussed at DeliveryX World


Retail has traditionally been an industry in which women can flourish, however within its supply chain, operations and logistics sectors there have been some barriers to break down – this journey will be discussed in full by an expert panel on 12 October 2023 at DeliveryX World.

The session will dissect personal experiences, challenges, triumphs and perspectives on leadership, career growth, diversity, inclusion, and the opportunities needed for women to become accomplished in the field.

Over 40 minutes, Caroline Whitley, fulfilment director at Matches; Emma Newton, senior director – ecommerce last mile for Asda; and Ellen Harkin-Goodbourn, global ecommerce operations manager of Lego, will provide their insight.

Ahead of this packed session, held in London’s Bishopgate, Whitley sat down with DeliveryX to share her experiences – read the full interview here.

Registration for Creating A Benchmark – Women In Supply Chain is open now!

The full agenda, which features speakers from Boden, Deliveroo, Just Eat, and Tesco, can also be viewed here.

The programme will also cover the move to sustainable delivery, supply chain resilience and data-driven approaches to retail. While, the keynote will be given by Gladis Araujo, VP – global supply chain strategy of Mattel. Araujo will look at the metaverse – its implications, opportunities and challenges. She will highlight innovations and strategies that are future-ready, providing experiences of Barbie and Hot wheels to inspire.

As well as the conference programme, there will be networking opportunities on the exhibition floor. Solution partners, including Amazon Shipping, Avalara, Locus Robotics, Parcelhub and Ryde, will provide details on how they can support businesses.

DeliveryX World follows the second ChannelX World, which will bring together marketplace experts from retailers, D2C brands and merchants. The marketplace event features a 3-track programme with keynotes, case studies and panel discussions from the likes of eBay, Auto Trader, John Lewis, Sephora and Unilever.

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