About WERC 2018

The supply chain is a vast universe of industries, people and information. At WERC’s Annual Conference, warehousing and logistics professionals like yourself are the center of it all.

From our peer-to-peer education sessions and facility tours, to our Solutions Center with leading suppliers, we guarantee you’ll leave the conference with innovative knowledge and practices that you can implement in your own corner of the warehousing world.



Main Stage

Colonel Nicole Malachowski, USAF, Ret.

Headwinds slow a pilot down, force them to change course. They demand that pilots be resilient and resourceful — literally, on the fly. Hear from a former fighter squadron commander and mission-ready pilot — not to mention the the first woman to fly on the Air Force Thunderbirds — as she draws on lessons learned throughout her extraordinary Air Force career, including leadership, followership and overcoming adversity.

TED-Style Series

Across three concise, TED-style talks, you’ll learn key strategies for better workforce development, technology evaluation and implementation, and data analysis to successfully propel your supply chain forward in a continuously changing world. Sharing insights are: leadership coach Connie Anderson presenting “Building Success from the Inside Out”; inclusion expert Deb Russell discussing “Two Different Strategies for Employment in Logistics”; and industry veteran Jason Minghini sharing “The Game of Baseball and What Business Can Learn from It.”

David Zweig

Gain a better understanding of Invisibles: skilled professionals whose work often goes unseen. Vital to your company’s success, these team members are some of your best workers, can even elevate the performance of those around them. This presentation explores the critical, often misunderstood and undervalued role Invisibles play within companies. Learn how to spot, hire, retain and reward Invisibles, and ultimately, optimize organizational success.


Supporting Partner

Media Partners