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September 2024
The Year of WarehousingBOOK NOW
24/09/2024 18:00:00 - 24/09/2024 19:00:00


When: 24 September 2024, 18:00 - 19:00
Edinburgh Business School (EBS) Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. EH14 4AS
Speaker: Clare Bottle, chief executive , the UK Warehousing Association

Clare Bottle is CEO since 2021 of the UK Warehousing Association and Vice-Chair of Women in Logistics UK, which she co-founded 15 years ago with Ruth Wareing during a career that has taken her through the chemicals, construction and food & drink sectors.  Her strategic leadership experience stems from varied board-level involvement at CILT, Transaid and chairing a school board. At UKWA, which she joined from Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, she has pursued an agenda of economic, social and environmental sustainability, as well as driving diversity and inclusion. At the 2023 CILT Awards for Excellence, Clare won the prestigious Sir Robert Lawrence Award, which recognises the lifetime achievement of an individual, for their outstanding and sustained contribution to the profession of logistics and transport. The Year of Warehousing is a high pro-file, year-long campaign to highlight the critical role of warehousing in supply chains, the sector’s major contribution to the UK economy, the essential employment of 1m people, and the key role it is set to play in embracing solar power to achieve UK’s net zero goals. It coincides with the 80th anniversary of the Association’s inception in 1944, and includes an ambitious programme of 80 site visits across the UK by Clare, whose aim is to showcase the high tech, fast-moving working environ-ments inside UK’s warehouses.

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  • SC1.1 Supply Chain Networks, Design and Optimisation
  • LE1.1 Leadership, Organisational Culture and Change Management
  • DT2.1 Technology, Automation and Innovation

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