The Hub Group Inc., a multimodal transportation solutions provider based in Oak Brook, said that Kelli Saunders was recognized by Women's Executive Network as one of Canada's Most Powerful Women, receiving a Top 100 Award for 2017.
Saunders is the president of Morai Logistics, an operating agency of Mode Transportation, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hub Group.
Saunders was presented with this honor at the annual Leadership Summit & Awards Gala, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This event celebrated the leadership and achievements of women in power in the private, public and nonprofit sectors in Canada.
As a 30-year veteran of the supply chain and logistics industry, Saunders understands the complexities and nuances involved in long-term sustainability. She received this award for her industry expertise and ability to grow Morai Logistics into a leading, multinational business.
"This year's Leadership Summit and Awards Gala focused on how women can create change, reach their fullest potential and achieve a stronger sense of purpose and drive," Saunders said. Being honored as a "Woman of Power" carries a significant responsibility to lead businesses with effective strategies that will produce lucrative results and exhibit corporate social responsibility.
"We are thrilled for Kelli to be recognized by the Women's Executive Network for her leadership, dedication and hard work. As someone who has been fortunate to have worked with her for 30 years, I can attest that Kelli is well deserving and has always been an advocate for women in the logistics arena," said Todd Thompson, senior vice president of Mode Transportation.
Morai Logistics Inc. is a third-party logistics provider with an operating agency agreement representing Mode Transportation. This powerhouse logistics team is based in the Greater Toronto Area and provides global transportation services.
Hub Group, Inc. is a publicly traded company with nearly $3.6 billion in revenue.