Employee Spotlight Interview – Marnie
Marnie Webber - Business Development Manager
Tell us about your role with IFC and how long you have been with the business.
I am a Business Development Manager who has worked with IFC for over five years. My role is to bring in new business.
What do you enjoy most about working at IFC?
Our people. We have a great team to service our customers. IFC are a one-stop shop that can offer true end-to-end logistic solutions. I enjoy the variety of the different types of freight and the challenges it brings.
What drew you to work in the supply chain industry?
To be honest, I fell into it; my dad worked at P&O Cold Storage and helped find me a job at P&O Containers.
Tell us a little about your background and experience.
Seafreight, working for container and ro/ro shipping lines. From there, I took my knowledge and worked in forwarding to learn more about logistics, including 3PL, warehousing and distribution.
In your experience working in the industry, what are the biggest challenges and opportunities you’ve come across so far?
Manage expectations, meeting project/cargo deadlines during trying times over the past couple of years due to COVID-19, wars, industrial action….. to name a few. This has helped cement my relationship with understanding our customers’ businesses better and finding solutions to meet objectives.
How do you think IFC differentiates from competitors?
IFC walks the talk; we have experienced people and cutting-edge technologies with the capabilities, facilities, and know-how.
For aspiring professionals interested in a career in the supply chain industry, what advice would you give them to kickstart their journey? Just jump in. There is so much to learn, and there is something for everyone.
What are your hobbies or favourite interests that you enjoy pursuing in your free time?
Family, friends, and my dogs. I am into fitness and the president of our basketball club.
Describe your life’s motto in a few words!
Look at persons actions, not their words.