Forging her own path, Amanda of O’Brien is a leading player within the transport and logistics sector.
As Director of Xtreme Freight, she’s one of the few female business owners who’s fought hard to get ahead.
Pushing down a lot of doors, O’Brien has turned many of her staff into managers, including Tonia Zammit.
As an executive manager, Zammit has been with the company for a decade, helping Amanda diversify the business.
Without support from the executive or board level, pushing for better diversity and inclusion is unlikely to succeed, the pair believes.
In order to see long-term change, firms must be committed to taking steps that will lead to more women progressing through the ranks, they add.
Xtreme Freight carries all sorts of freight; from cement and piping to retail.
It’s the last leg of the logistics puzzle and can handle the most demanding jobs.
The company stays innovative by looking at overseas trends and jobs in the most uncommon places.