Mary Phadi is a mother, an entrepreneur who entered the male-dominated world of the Trucking industry. Mary started her formal trucking business in 2006 December. In the short space of time, Mary has built up a successful business. She obtained her experience while working for major Coal entities. Her achievements as a female are astonishing, she is the President of Truckers Association of South Africa, Member of the Crossborder Transport, Top 5 Student - Goldmans Sach Entrepreneurship GIBS Programme, 2008 Finalist Mpumalanga FNB Businesswoman of the year, and Former National Chairperson of Women in Transport, BBBEE Transport Sector member, Coal Transporters Forum Spokesperson. She is a Women in Transport Award Judge. She represents the South African Truckers in Africa.