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2017 IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 - Friday, October 06, 2017
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Effective warehouse logistics professionals understand all facets of the work that happens in 3PLs. Approaching operations, systems, human resources, technology and marketing with a broad perspective helps ensure success.



2017 IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course
October 3 – 6, 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Program Overview & Faculty
Tomorrow’s warehouse leaders are already at work in your company. The IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course ensures they are ready to step up. It gives attendees a broad survey of everything that makes a warehouse succeed:

  • marketing and sales; 
  • operations and safety;
  • personnel and labor;
  • transportation;
  • management and leadership; and
  • laws and regulations.  

Attendees learn from top industry experts in each of these fields. 

During the session, your warehouse staff will learn from each other by sharing their experiences and knowledge. Moderators will facilitate group discussions and IWLA offers structured networking opportunities. There will be immediate takeaways that your staff can quickly implement.
The experience will give your staff new business connections and set them on a path toward career growth.

Webinar Requirement
Each attendee is required to view the members-only “Warehouse Contract & Standard Terms & Condition Webinar” available in your registration confirmation email or via the IWLA On-Demand Resource Center. If you are unable to view the live webinar, please contact IWLA Headquarters. 

Who Should Attend?
Logistics professionals new to the industry or new to their positions. 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

Electronic Materials: No charge
Printed Materials:     $50 (deadline for printed materials is Sept. 18.)
Wi-Fi will be available in meeting rooms.

*Register three or more from the same company and all will receive a 20% discount. Call IWLA Headquarters before registering – 847.813.4699

The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Avenue, SE.
Minneapolis, MN 55414


Room Rate: $179   

Room deadline: Monday, September 18, 2017   

Call for reservations: 612.379.8888 

Click Here For Reservations  


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 Liz Whitney at by September 18, 2017 and IWLA will do its best to accommodate you.




Liz Whitney


Sr. Manager, Education & Meetings

International Warehouse Logistics Association

2800 S. River Rd., Suite 260

847.813.4687 (Direct)


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