- Won the ‘Leader of the Year’ in the Women in Logistics Awards, 2017 UK, for her voluntary work aimed at encouraging young people to work in the logistics sector.
- Finalist in the Women in Business Awards - Humber, 2018 in the category of ‘Women Breaking Boundaries’.
- One of her publications was selected by Emerald Group Publishing to appear in "A Focus on Sustainable Supply Chains and Green Logistics", part of ‘Emerald Gems’ which brings together some of the most highly cited, read and innovative research in its field.
- Taken the lead for the university and business school in developing a Supply Chain Leader Professional Degree Apprenticeship (SCLDA) for organisations to take advantage of the UK government’s apprenticeship levy. This is helping to address the logistics skills talent gap in the UK. Sarah is now Director of MBA Programmes for Hull University Business School.