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Featured News
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
ALAN Mobilizes in Wake of Tropical Storm Laura & Marco »
We are busily preparing for Hurricane Laura’s arrival along the Gulf Coast. A significant geographic swath of the US has p...
Monday, May 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New WERC Board President Gerald Perritt emphasizes organization’s relevance in changing industry »
After a 32-year career spanning multiple roles in engineering, sales and operations management for contract, third-party l...

News Stories
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
MHI0132 – MHI Solutions Q1 2021 – Michael Mikitka WERC Article »
MHI0132 – MHI Solutions Q1 2021 – Michael Mikitka WERC Article Draft 1, 10/9/2020   Headline here  ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two WERC Members Appointed to MHI Board »
WERC is pleased to announce MHI appointed two newly elected WERC members to the Roundtable Advisory  Committee and th...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Command and Control »
This month’s article focuses on how we command and control the flow of warehouse operations reviewing the processes and re...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Distribution Center Operations – Q4 & Peak Season Challenges – All Bets Are Off »
How prepared are you for the peak season?  For many industries, especially those improving their E-commerce capabilit...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Cross T’s, Dot I’s »
This month’s article closes our discussion of the functions related to outbound operations by reviewing the processes and...

Member Spotlights
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Ken Woodlin »
Incoming WERC Board President Ken Woodlin dedicated to initiatives that increase member value Ken Woodlin...

Press Releases
Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WERC’s 2020 Annual DC Measures Operational Benchmarking Report »
  Oak Brook, Illinois – May 19, 2020 – The DC Measures 2020 annua...

Women @ WERC
Monday, June 18, 2018
Sheila Benny »
Sheila Benny relishes WERC’s numerous opportunities to serve within the industry Sheila Benny President,&nbs...
Monday, June 11, 2018
Catherine Cooper »
Catherine Cooper, past WERC Board President, gained skills outside her career from volunteering with organization...
Monday, June 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kristi Montgomery »
New WERC Board Member Kristi Montgomery eager to help develop innovative approaches to attracting greater diversity within...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Annette Danek-Akey »
Annette Danek-Akey enjoys challenge of motivating volunteers throughout her WERC leadership roles Armed with a Mast...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Susan Rider »
Susan Rider attributes success as consultant to WERC networking, involvement Susan Rider Former WERC Board Pre...

Lifetime Member
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Ken Ackerman »
One of WERC’s founding fathers continues to serve the organization Back in the mid-1970s, Ken Ackerman, president of...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thomas Sharpe »
WERC lifetime member and former Executive Director revamped Annual Conference as foundation for organization’s success...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Burr Hupp »
Lifetime Member Burr Hupp, a driving force behind WERC’s formation As the first Executive Director of the Warehousin...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bob Angel »
Remembering Bob Angel, WERC Lifetime Member, whose desire for warehouse-specific professional education led to the organiz...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Bruce Abels »
Forty-year commitment to WERC and to developing the warehousing and logistics profession Bruce Abels Presid...