CONGRATS: Candice Lureman, Australia's only profoundly deaf female roadtrain driver, is a finalist in the Excellence in Road Transport category.
CONGRATS: Candice Lureman, Australia's only profoundly deaf female roadtrain driver, is a finalist in the Excellence in Road Transport category.

Excellence in Road Transport finalists announced

THE finalists for the 2019 Women in Industry Excellence in Road Transport award have been announced.

This category recognises an individual who has gone above and beyond to improve and positively impact the Australian road transport industry.

The finalists are:

Candice Lureman - Truck Driver, VISA Global Logistics

Debbie Reich - General Manager Woolworths, Linfox

Grace Lennox - Warehouse Supervisor, Atlas Copco Compressors

Michelle Aspinall - Site Manager, Linfox

Rose Ferguson - Principal Engineer Transportation, Stantec

Sondra Kremerskothen - Group Manager Training, Linfox

Vanessa Williams - Load Co-ordinator, Linx Logistics

The Women in Industry Awards recognise and reward the achievements of women working in various industries including mining, engineering, manufacturing and commercial road transport.

The event aims to raise the profile of women within industry and promote and encourage excellence.

Big Rigs columnist and Oxford Cold Storage Transport Manager, Jacquelene Brotherton, took out last year's road transport prize.

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