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Rachel Houghton Wins Transport & Logistics Businesswoman of the Year

Rachel Houghton Wins Transport & Logistics Businesswoman of the Year
26 October 2021 | Updated 27 October 2021

Rachel Houghton, Managing Director at Business Moves Group (BMG), has been named Transport & Logistics Businesswoman of the Year at the inaugural Great British Businesswomen awards.

The awards “showcase the business role models, advocates and mentors, as well as the inspirational women leading businesses and those ascending to new heights”.

Categories recognised businesswomen from a range of sectors and the extensive judging panel included representatives from ACAS, BFI, Diversity UK, Hearst UK, and WarnerMedia.


First-Ever Transport and Logistics Businesswoman of the Year Award


Rachel’s application detailed her journey through BMG, a dedicated office and commercial relocation change management company, where she has held several positions in project management, operations and sales, before becoming a commercial director and now managing director. During her tenure, Rachel has restructured the organisation, grown the business divisions and rebranded the company.

The judging panel was particularly impressed with how Rachel has managed the company in the last 18 months. She had to draw on all of her experience to navigate both the business challenges brought on by the pandemic, as well as the emotional toll it took on her employees.

Rachel Houghton, Managing Director at BMG, commented: “It’s a huge honour to have won the first-ever Transport and Logistics Businesswoman of the Year award. I hope it shines a positive light on our industry which is such a pleasure to work in. I must also thank each and every one of my colleagues at Business Moves Group. The business wouldn’t be in this position without them so this is recognition for everyone’s efforts.”

Picture: a photograph of Rachel Houghton

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 26 October 2021


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