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Taking the wheel: How I became a forklift driver at Amazon

When most people imagine a forklift driver working in a warehouse, they don’t normally picture a woman sitting behind the wheel, but Gail Lines at Amazon has enjoyed her 30-plus-year career operating machinery and believes there are plenty of other females who would jump at the chance to join the industry.  Here, we chat with Lines about what it’s like working in the male-dominated sector and how more women can be supported to lead successful careers in fulfilment and logistics. What le