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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
Saturday, April 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures Special Edition – COVID-19 Lessons Learned »
On April 24 th WERC presented a second panel discussion on COVID-19 focusing on “Lessons Learned”.  WERC again broug...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures Special Edition – COVID-19 Peer-to-Peer »
Over the past 2 weeks WERC has hosted a series of Peer –to-Peer discussion sessions addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic. ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Spreading Safety »
Spreading Safety Engaging your warehouse employees and leaders By Brenda Stoltz and Michael Wohlwend, Alpin...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Looking Past COVID-19: What To Do When The Crisis Ends »
We’re all looking forward to the day the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic passes. But, when it does, don’t be so quick to p...
Monday, April 6, 2020
How 3PL Symbia Logistics is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic »
Click here to download a copy of the SOP   Megan Smith, CEO of Symbia Logistics , a third-party logi...

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...