Followmont’s contribution to the transport industry has been recognised with numerous industry awards, including:
Queensland Trucking Association: People Leadership Excellence Award
In 2013, Followmont received the Queensland Trucking Association Ltd People Leadership Excellence Award and in recognition for outstanding contribution to the Road Freight Industry, for the delivery of the 2013 GenR8 Program. This program promotes careers in the transport industry to the younger generation.
Queensland Trucking Association: Young Achiever of the Year
In 2013, Followmont’s People & Culture Officer Tegan McFarlane received the 2013 QTA Young Achiever of the Year Award. Following on from this, Tegan was invited to present to over 150 company representatives from the Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain industry in March 2014 at the QTA’s International Women’s Day Breakfast. Tegan spoke about inspiring change in the road freight industry in Queensland through Followmont’s involvement with the GenR8 Program. This program encourages the younger generation by promoting career pathways within the transport industry. Tegan has worked hard over the last 18 months to successfully implement this initiative in Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville. Followmont fully supports women in transport and is focusing on gender equality initiatives and inspiring change.