NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WERCOUNCIL PRESENTS
What: Grainger Distribution Center, Patterson Ca., and Patterson High School Logistics and Material Handling Center. Two exciting tours in one day.
Where: Patterson, CA
When: Thursday February 21, 2019
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2017 sales of $10.4 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO), with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. More than 3.5 million customers rely on Grainger for products in categories such as safety, material handling and metalworking, along with services like inventory management and technical support. Grainger offers nearly 1.7 million quality in-stock products, a consultative sales approach, technical and product expertise, a premium digital experience and the ability to get complete orders to customers quickly to help keep their operations running and their people safe. The WERC tour will feature their outbound operations, order picking, packing, logistics and much more.
Looking for educated, trained and qualified employees? Patterson High School has a 2-year curriculum that includes Logistics and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Safe Forklift Operations, and Introduction to Commercial Driving. On site, is a real, active warehouse and distribution center with active clients. There are forklift simulators, and a full acre of a forklift training course, with all the latest equipment from several manufacturers, and a truck driving school. Students, upon graduation, are hired immediately into one of the four major distribution centers in Patterson, such as Grainger.
Space is limited to the first 40 registrants on a first-come, first-served basis for this event. There will be no waitlist for this event.
Meet at: Patterson High School Logistics Center, 200 N 7th St, Patterson, CA 95363
11:00-11:30 Registration and Networking
11:30-12:00 Tour of Patterson HS Logistics Center
12:15-1:00 Box Lunch and Attendee Self Introductions
Jeff Rowe, Logistics Program Director, Patterson HS
Glenn Ecalne, Program Instructor
1:00 - 2:30 Tour of Grainger Warehouse and Logistics Operations
2:30 - 3:00 Wrap Up Questions / Completion of Tour
Attire: Closed Toe Shoes only, No high heels. Dress for temperatures between 40-70 Degrees indoor and outdoor.
LUNCHEON AND TOUR FEE:
$45 MEMBERS | $55 NON-MEMBERS | $20 STUDENTS