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Improve Productivity & Profitability with a WERC Seminar

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Achieving Warehouse Success: Your Comprehensive Guide to Managing an Effective Operation

February 25-27, 2009 - Long Beach, CA
3 days packed with solid information! This intensive and practical seminar will help you understand the most critical concepts in the warehousing/distribution field, how to make the most of all three of your basic resources; space, equipment, and labor, and to integrate them for maximum effectiveness.

You'll learn:

  • How to identify the precise problems that are most troublesome in your warehouse
  • Which operations require your attention and how to prioritize work demands
  • Why leadership and communication skills are important to managing people, boosting morale, and solving labor/management conflicts
  • How to lay out your warehouse for good space utilization, material handling compatibility, and optimum flow efficiency
  • Which equipment and technology enablers best suit your operations for storage and handling as well as order picking and order selection

Lean Warehousing Essentials

March 16-17, 2009 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lean is a culture that learns by solving problems and continuously searching for and eliminating waste to improve flow, and increasing responsiveness to customer demand—major responsibilities of the warehousing professional. In this session, you’ll begin by learning Lean fundamentals, Lean tools, and how they apply to the warehouse. At the end of the seminar, attendees will walk away with a tactical plan to implement their own Lean improvement initiatives.

You'll learn:

  • Tools, tips and techniques for implementing Lean
  • Concepts underlying Lean
  • Definitions of Lean terminology
  • Lean principles as they apply in the warehouse
  • Value Stream Mapping and other Lean analytical tools
  • The value of process management
  • The importance of teamwork

Our success depends on your satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with any WERC seminar you attend, we will gladly refund your money or provide a credit certificate toward future WERC educational programs. Contact WERC directly at: 1100 Jorie Blvd., Suite 170, Oak Brook, IL 60523, or call 630/990-0001. Please provide your comments within two weeks of the program.

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