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DSV Celebrates International Women's Day

Hear from several #DSVwomen who shared their words of wisdom about the logistics industry.

International Women's Day
In celebration of #IWD, several DSV women shared their words of wisdom after many years with the company. Women are an important part of our company’s DNA and we are proud of their work every day. Hear their advice for women new to the logistics industry below.

Anne Von Huth, Air & Sea, Executive Assistant:
“I think the most important thing I’ve learned since being in this industry is to be part of creating an environment that is open, inclusive, culturally diverse.”

Amanda Knapp, Road, Director of Operations:
“Trust will build success.”

Janice Brown, Solutions, Quality and Training Manager:
“Be open to all opportunities. Don’t be afraid to take a chance on yourself and have some fun!"

Diana Benton, Road, Sales Manager:
“Be forward but never disrespectful.”

Tina Larsen, Air & Sea, Branch Manager:
“If you are new in the industry, you need to understand that you will never be bored but it takes hard work.”

Cynthia Gonzalez, Solutions, Senior Manager, Human Resources:
“If you are excited by challenge and change, Logistics is the industry for you. It will be what you make of it!”

Susan Yeauger, Road, Key Account Manager:
“Women are mostly naturals in logistics positions as we are multitaskers in this ever-changing industry.”

Bernadette Metellus – Air & Sea, Director, US Customs
“Women are hardworking and intuitive, which serves them well in this industry.”

Christie Craig, Solutions, Senior Manager, Training and Development:
“You will be surprised about the variety of opportunities available in the logistics field. Come with an open mind and you will be challenged, inspired, and fulfilled.”

Inge Jammine, Road, Authorized Agent:
“Be honest and go the extra mile.”

Paula Stone, Road, Authorized Agent:
“The key to being successful is diligence.”

Susan Brandvold, Solutions, Regional Quality Manager:
“Safety vests are gender neutral. Get out there into the operation because that’s where the action is. Oh – and stay safe!”

Ilze Dicmane –Air & Sea, General Manager, Automotive Division:
“Leading by example – that’s what I’ve always believed in; being very hands-on and overcoming challenges while being open-minded and encouraging new ideas.”

Cynthia Faircloth, Solutions, Director Key Accounts:
“Be prepared to work very hard, but the reward far outweighs the effort!

Valerie Navarro, Solutions, General Manager:
“Don’t ever let anyone tell you that something is not possible. Everything is possible, you may just get different results.”

Stacy Roth, Air & Sea, Sales Manager:
“Being intuitive, as many women are, and bringing a different point of view is helpful in this industry. Looking beyond the obstacle, thinking of every aspect, and coming up with solutions is the best way to make clients happy.”

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