WATM | April 2015
By Russell McKinnon.
Winner of the – 2013 NTI Transport Woman of the Year Award
For Linfox’s Renee Wickham, safety and training is a passion more than just a job. A Linfox staff member for 14 years, Renee acknowledges many opportunities and a number of mentors on her career journey. She is currently Linfox’s operations manager for resources and industrial based at Hazelmere.
She deals with the warehousing receiving and distribution operation for resources and industrial through to line hauls transport and is responsible for 55 employees across the resources and industrial network.
Renee is a Stoneville resident and was caught up in this year’s devastating bushfires. “I was very fortunate to have kept my house as many of the neighbours around me were not so fortunate. “Our community supported and volunteered to reduce the impact of the fires. I believe as a community we are all one family and we must pitch in where needed to ensure all are safe and well,” Renee says.
She began her career in logistics in 1997, quickly establishing herself as a future leader, working as a supervisor and rising to site and operations manager.
At Linfox, Renee was the supervisor of the cross dock operation, reporting to the regional manager, looking after two shifts a day and dealing with six million cartons a year on about 30,000 loads…
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This article is from the April 2015 issue of the WA Transport Magazine. The WA Transport Magazine is available directly from the publisher – Angry Chicken Publishing.