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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...
Tuesday, August 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Ready, Set, Ship »
This month’s article continues to address the functions related to outbound operations by reviewing the processes outlined...
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...
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...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Warehouse Practices & Measures Special Edition – COVID-19 »
Our regular monthly “Tips” column is being extended to cover what we are seeing and hearing as best practices related to m...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Mentorship Experience »
Creating the support foundation for building and enhancing career path decision making Mentorship is an especially...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Practical Responses to COVID-19: 3/20/2020 Summary »
Highlights of ways your industry peers are minimizing contamination while addressing employee and customer concerns...
Monday, March 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – You Can’t Fulfill what You Can’t Find (Part II) »
This month’s article is the second in a 2 part series on warehouse infrastructure and stock management, what the WERC War...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Benchmarking and Assessment Tool Helps Warehouses Improve Energy Efficiency »
Do you know your facility’s ENERGY STAR® score? If not, you’re likely missing out on an opportunity to make cost-effecti...
Monday, March 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – You Can’t Fulfill What You Can’t Find (Part 1) »
Over the next 2 months Steve Murray, our Senior Analyst and Chief Process Auditor, will discuss the value of layout, locat...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Picking Cart Pilot Leads To 20% Productivity Boost At The Cardinal Health New Jersey Warehouse »
Assigning an associate to pre-staging carts with picks before releasing to floor cuts gap time by 28% Madeline McHugh...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership in WERC Enables Paul Slack to Give Back to the Industry »
With more than 40 years spent engineering and redesigning both greenfield and renovated distribution centers throughout th...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – It’s Slots of Fun! »
In this the fifth article of our series Steve Murray, our Senior Analyst and Chief Process Auditor discusses how to determ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – You Put it Where??? »
This is the fourth article in our ongoing series on warehouse processes and metrics from our Senior Analyst and Chief Proc...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insights 2020: Developments on Our Industry’s Horizon »
Six WERC members offer their thoughts on the trends in and opportunities for the field in the next 12 months. It’s a...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
How To Prevent and Respond to Workplace Violence, Including Active Shooters »
It’s become a sad reality that workplace violence is happening more often and with increasing severity throughout our coun...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warehouse Practices & Measures – Just Checking All The Boxes »
This article is the third in our ongoing series on warehouse processes and metrics from our Senior Analyst and Chief Proce...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will Sparks »
WERC’s “Laser-Focused” Educational Resources Best Align with Professional Growth, says Will Sparks While an underg...
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...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
“GAME-CHANGER”: WERC DROPS TRADITIONAL TRADE SHOW, ADOPTS COLLABORATIVE MODEL »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “GAME-CHANGER” : WERC DROPS TRADITIONAL TRADE SHOW, ADOPTS COLLABORATIVE MODEL...
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 9, 2019
Augmented Reality Meets the Warehouse »
Augmented Reality Mee ts the Warehouse How distribution centers are rapidly transforming operations wi...