Freight and Logistics Council of WA welcomes new Chair

  • Megan McCracken appointed new Chair of the Freight and Logistics Council of WA
  • Will start position in August
  • Council represents industry and advises Government on strategic freight and logistics activities
  • Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has welcomed today’s announcement that Megan McCracken will be appointed the new Chair of the Freight and Logistics Council of WA from August.

    Ms McCracken brings extensive knowledge to the role from her three decades of experience in the resources, automotive, energy and rail industries in Western Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

    She has served on several boards and committees in the freight and logistics industry and since 2017 has Chaired the Board of the National Association of Women in Operations.

    She will succeed current Chair of the Council, Nicole Lockwood, who was appointed to the role in June 2016.

    The Freight and Logistics Council of WA was established in March 2009 and meets bi-monthly to discuss and progress issues of strategic importance to the State’s freight and logistics activities.

    As stated by Transport Minister Rita Saffioti:

    “I would like to congratulate Megan McCracken on her appointment as the Chair of the Freight and Logistics Council of WA.

    “Ms McCracken has experience serving on many boards and committees in the freight and logistics industry and I look forward to working with her to progress Western Australia’s freight and logistics activities.

    “Her background and experience will ensure the Council is well positioned to continue to improve Western Australia’s freight and logistics future.

    “I thank Nicole Lockwood, the outgoing Chair of the Council, for her exemplary service since June 2016 and wish her well in her future endeavours.”

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