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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
Thursday, July 30, 2020
WERC to become a Division of MHI »
The Material Handling Industry (MHI) and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) announced today MHI’s acqui...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Penguin Random House DC Leverages Benefits of WERC Audit Program »
Penguin Random House, the world’s largest publisher of general-interest paperback books, has completed the WERC Facility A...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Outbound Operations Pick & Pack (Part 2) »
Over the past few months warehouse operators and the rest of civilization have been consumed with the impact of the Novel...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Outbound Operations Pick & Pack (Part 1) »
Over the past 7 months WERC has presented a series of articles focused on warehouse practices and measures containing guid...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
New WERC Board VP Jason Minghini eager to expand educational resources for supervisors »
When he graduated with a degree in nuclear engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in the earl...

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...