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Friday, November 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Are We There Yet? »
This article is the second in a series on warehouse processes and metrics from our Senior Analyst and Chief Process Audito...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Let’s Get Going! »
This article premiers a new regular column on warehouse processes and metrics from our Senior Analyst and Chief Process Au...
Monday, September 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WERC Mourns the Loss of Dedicated Member Robert Ulery »
WERC recently learned of the passing of longtime member and organization supporter Larry Robert Ulery Jr. in May at age 52...
Monday, September 9, 2019
Augmented Reality Meets the Warehouse »
Augmented Reality Mee ts the Warehouse How distribution centers are rapidly transforming operations wi...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ALAN’S Official STORM Advisory »
ALAN’S Official STORM Advisory S tay safe.  If you and your business facilities are located anywhere near...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Learn How a Shipper and a 3PL Built a Win-Win Relationship »
After attempting two different contractual relationships that left both parties dissatisfied, shipper Sulzer Pumps Solutio...
Friday, July 19, 2019
Empower Your People Through Servant Leadership »
Packed with a full-house, participants in the peer-2-peer discussion, “Empower Your People Through Servant Leadership,” en...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hear Three Young Pros Share Secrets of Supply Chain Career Success »
In a recent WERC webinar, “ Young Logistics Professionals Tell All ” moderated by Michael Wohlwend of Alpine Supply Chai...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Ways to Measure Productivity Without a Labor Management System (LMS) »
Not an empty chair was in sight in the peer-2-peer discussion, “Ways to Measure Productivity Without a Labor Management Sy...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ways to Measure Productivity Without a Labor Management System (LMS) »
Not an empty chair was in sight in the peer-2-peer discussion, “Ways to Measure Productivity Without a Labor Management Sy...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to successfully slot multiple, disparate facilities within the same network »
During the Thought Leader session, “Implementing a Hybrid Approach for Customized Slotting Across a Distributed Network,”...
Thursday, May 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attract, retain employees with a culture and benefits that appreciate their value »
In a Thought Leader during WERC's 2019 Annual Conference entitled, “Give Your Warehouse Workers Four Weeks of Vacation? Ab...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Annette Danek-Akey of Penguin Random House Inaugurated as New WERC Board President »
Oak Brook, Illinois – May 20, 2019 – The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), WERC.org , announces the i...
Monday, May 6, 2019
WERC’s 2019 Annual DC Measures Operational Benchmarking Report »
Oak Brook, Illinois – April 20, 2019 – The DC Measures 2019 annual benchmarking study of key warehousing and distributi...
Thursday, February 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott Whiting urges fellow WERC members to hire from alternative workforce »
Born into his family’s third-party logistics business in Detroit, Scott Whiting grew up sweeping floors and counting inven...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Forkliftaction Report: A year of strong growth – and rising tensions »
Forkliftaction Report: A year of strong growth – and rising tensions   First published in Forkliftaction...