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2014 IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - Friday, October 10, 2014
All Day Event


The International Warehouse Logistics Association brings together 3PL warehousing leaders and industry experts to teach the fundamentals of successful warehousing management.

2014 IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course

October 7-10, 2014
University of Maryland at College Park
Adelphi, Md.

Program Overview & Faculty
The International Warehouse Logistics Association brings together 3PL warehousing leaders and industry experts to teach the fundamentals of successful warehousing management. 

The 2014 IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course is designed to be readily applicable in your organization:

  • core competencies of warehousing management;
  • development for emerging leaders in your warehouse;
  • hands-on exercises, case studies and interactive discussions that build personal skills;
  • critical concepts and approaches that allow attendees to contribute immediately to their company’s bottom line; and
  • structured networking for building industry relationships that attendees can maintain throughout their careers and use as a resource.

Who Should Attend
This is a great educational resource for any warehouse logistics professional new to the industry or new to his/her position. Entry-level trainees, managers and supervisors involved in sales, operations, transportation and customer service will benefit from this intensive 3.5-day course. 

Program Registration
IWLA Members:  $1,399
Nonmembers:     $2,399

Program Materials
Electronic Materials: No charge
Printed Materials: $50
Wi-Fi and electrical power will be available to everyone in meeting room.
If you want printed materials, you must order and pay the $50 fee by September 15 otherwise we cannot guarantee these will be available.

Program Topics & Dates*
Oct. 7 – Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Program begins at 8 a.m.

  • Keynote - Val Noel, Trac Intermodal
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Warehouse Economics - Bob Moran, Flagship Logistics Group
  • 3PL Sales & RFP responses
  • Break at 5 p.m. and reconvene after dinner (dinner on your own)
  • Attend an evening college warehousing course led by Professor Lisa Harrington

Oct. 8 – Program begins at 8 a.m.

  • Driving Continuous KPI Improvement - Brian deLyon, TE Connectivity
  • Safety & Security - Mike Hart, Verst Group
  • Customer Service - Leslie Ajlouny, Evans Distribution Centers
  • Leadership & Team-Building Skills - Chip Scholz, Scholz & Associates

Education session ends at 4:45 p.m. 
Networking Reception begins at 5 p.m.

Oct. 9 – Program begins at 8 a.m.

  • Warehouse Legal - Kevin Phillips, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.
  • Warehouse Technology
  • Insurance & Litigation Law - Jon Masini, Vanek, Vickers & Masini, P.C.
  • FDA Updates & Best Practices
  • HR Law Basics - Katherine Goyert & Sarah Flotte Porter, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Education session ends at 5:30 p.m.
Networking Dinner begins at 6 p.m. (cash bar)

Oct. 10 – Program begins at 8 a.m.

  • Transportation Law 2014 - Marc Blubaugh, Benesch
  • Roundtable Discussions 

Education session ends at noon.
Exams will be given online. The link will be available after the final session.

Agenda and speaker subject to change without notice.

Program Date & Time
October 7-10, 2014
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. October 7
Education programs begin at 8 a.m.

Location
Marriott Inn & Conference Center
University of Maryland University College
3501 University Boulevard E
Adelphi, MD 20783
Phone: (301) 985-7300
**Call for room reservations - $169 (single room)
Reservation cut-off date: September 21, 2014
**You MUST mention you are part of the IWLA room block to receive discounted pricing

Refund Policy 
Registration fees will not be refunded. Substitutions will be accepted. 

Cancellation Policy
Programs are subject to cancellation if enrollment is insufficient. In the unlikely event this program is cancelled, registration fees will be refunded. IWLA is not responsible for costs incurred by registrants in the event of program cancellation.

Special Needs
If you have special needs or requirements, please notify IWLA Headquarters at education@IWLA.com by September 22, 2014, and IWLA will do its best to accommodate you.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

WLP: Essentials of Warehousing is a required course for QWLP certification.

Location: Marriott Inn & Conference Center
University of Maryland University College
3501 University Boulevard E
Adelphi, MD 20783

Contact: Liz Whitney, Senior Manager, Education & Meetings

Email: education@IWLA.com

 

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