Speaker : Ruth Waring


Ruth has 30 years’ experience in the transport and logistics sector, starting her career with Exel Logistics as a Graduate Trainee in 1989 in France and the UK, then promoted to Traffic Manager. Ruth also worked for Gefco UK, in the automotive supply chain for seven years, then for Pearson Education and Transport Logistics Manager. Ruth worked as a self-employed consultant from 2002-2019 when, along with her business partner Jo Godsmark FCILT, she sold Labyrinth Logistics Consulting to BigChange, a mobile workforce technology company. Ruth and Jo are Directors of Advisory Plus, the consultancy arm of BigChange. Ruth is an expert on Operator Licensing and Health & Safety compliance and is also the co-creator of the online compliance tool BigChange Audit.

Ruth has won many awards for her work in the logistics sector including for improving diversity. Ruth is also the Founder and current Chair of Women in Logistics UK.