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Please find below a list of associated events.

June 2019
Automation – a journey or a destination?Book Now
Start Date:05/06/2019 09:00
End Date:05/06/2019 17:00
Event Code:ABC0665
Description:Discover how John Lewis has used automation to a drive its online sales without neglecting its physical stores. 

The next Warehouse Technology Group Live Event - 5th June 2019 in Manchester

You will hear how investment in business-improving warehouse technology and equipment can help you meet the challenges presented by the current business climate, acute labour shortages and the growth of e-retailing. Our keynote speaker John Munnelly, Head of Operations, John Lewis & Partners will be sharing his extensive experience in deploying automation at the Magna Park campus to achieve the partnership’s 2020 goal of becoming a 50/50 e-commerce and bricks and mortar retailer.

The WTG Live event offers a unique combination of keynote presentations, live demonstrations, advice clinics and networking for busy warehousing professionals. You will see how the leading-edge solutions offered by the Warehouse Technology Group partners can help you to manage stock more effectively and improve the overall responsiveness of your operation. For example, Interroll will be presenting their new modular pallet conveyor platform for reliable and efficient handling of pallets.

The Warehouse Technology Group brings together a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills at this unique live event. You will have a great opportunity to talk to industry leaders about the big issues that concern your businesses. There is no other comparable forum for such an interchange – and there is a free barbecue lunch!

Visit the Knowledge base to view the presentations and access videos from previous events.

For more information click here

Leading on Logistics; Digital Supply Chain and Future MobilityBook Now
Start Date:05/06/2019 09:00
End Date:05/06/2019 14:30
Event Code:ABC0668

When: 05 June, 09:00 - 14:30
Where: Cranfield Univeristy 

The South East Midlands is the chosen location for many leading logistics firms and is fast becoming a centre of excellence for the UK. Many of these firms are at the forefront of exciting and innovative developments for the sector, such as use of AI, drones and delivery robots. This will change the future of logistics. 

This can be your chance to get to know more about these new technologies and systems often thought of as only accessible to big business. 

Come along to this year’s logistics event at Cranfield University to find out how you can tap into this to benefit your business. 
For full details of the event including the agenda for the day click here
Transport Planner Degree Apprenticeship: Employer LaunchBook Now
Start Date:13/06/2019 14:00
End Date:13/06/2019 17:00
Event Code:ABC0667

When: 13 June 14:00 - 17:00
Where: Aston University, Aston Street,Birmingham, B4 7ET 

The degree apprenticeship in transport planning is set to launch through this event.

This is a great opportunity to meet the employers and professional bodies that have worked together to design the apprenticeship, and for employers to meet Aston University to find out about the programme that will be delivered from Autumn 2019. 

The event is for employers interested in knowing more about this Apprenticeship in particular.

An agenda will be finalised shortly, but will comprise: 
•An introduction to Apprenticeships and this Standard,
•Key messages from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education,
•Importance to Employers and the profession, 
•An introduction to the Aston University programme,
•Hear from an apprentice
•Ask questions to the panel

To register online click here
SCALA Annual Supply Chain DebateBook Now
Start Date:27/06/2019 15:00
End Date:27/06/2019 20:00
Event Code:NW0547

When: 27 June 2019 at 15:00
Where: Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire 


2019 will be our 16th year of running this highly successful event which attracts top speakers from major retailers, manufacturers and other suppliers and provides the opportunity for some 150 senior professionals and industry leaders to meet up to discuss and debate the current major supply chain issues.

This prestigious event, a highlight in the logistics calendar, will be held in association with the West Midlands CILT in the stunning grounds of historic Coombe Abbey in Warwickshire, in a wonderful marquee with canapés and drinks on arrival, with the main debate followed by an early evening buffet.

We are delighted to have the following speakers confirmed:
Chris Marrow – Director of Logistics, Sainsburys
Jim Gallagher – Supply Chain & Logistics Director, Bosch Home Appliances
Peter Broome – Supply Chain Director UK & Ireland, Ferrero
Tiger Wang – Chairman, Ocean Logistics Group
Rebecca Attoe-Butt – Head of Supply Chain UK & Ireland, Dyson

To book your place, please click here.
CILT Members £95 + VAT / non-CILT Members £145 + VAT.
For more information about the Debate or to inquire about becoming a partner for 2019, please contact Alison Hobson on 01484 437486 or at


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