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IWLA Certification Programs


Program: Warehouse Logistic Certificate


New for 2020! 

IWLA offers the Warehouse Logistics Certificate (WLC) designed for the front-line warehouse worker. This online certification program gives front-line employees the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the warehouse logistics industry and to learn at their own pace all at an affordable price point.


Program: IWLA Warehouse Logistics Professional (WLP) Certification


The International Warehouse Logistics Association WLP Certification Program recognizes member and nonmember accomplishments through a tiered certification program designed specifically for warehouse logistics professionals.

The IWLA Education Committee designed the WLP program to reflect varying levels of expertise and involvement in the industry. Professionals from every facet of the warehouse logistics employment can become certified through the WLP Program.

The IWLA Education Committee oversees IWLA’s course offerings and the certification program. This group processes final approval on all certification applicants. 




Qualified Warehouse Logistics Professional (QWLP) – This level is especially for emerging logistics professionals who are ready to make a career in the industry. $250 application fee.


Certified Warehouse Logistics Professional (CWLP) – This designation is for more-seasoned individuals who have broad career experience and who have pursued additional professional education. $500 application fee.


Executive Warehouse Logistics Professional (EWLP) – The EWLP program is reserved for individuals who have achieved officer-level success in their organizations and are exceptional leaders and officers within their organization. $1,000 application fee.


Certification Process

All IWLA warehouse members are eligible for the certification programs. Nonmember warehouse logistics professionals are eligible only for the WLC, Qualified, and Certified Warehouse Logistics Professional levels.

While each level of certification is achieved by satisfying distinct criteria, there are some common requirements:

  • Each applicant must be “sponsored” by his or her warehouse/logistics organization.
  • Each applicant must submit a completed application for the requested level of certification.
  • Each applicant must submit a current resume with the application.
  • With the exception of the WLC certification, each applicant must pay a non-refundable application fee for the corresponding level – applicant will be sent an invoice for application fee after initial application has been received, reviewed and accepted.

Once the application is completed, applicants must send all necessary documentation and requirements to All applications are reviewed and approved by the IWLA Education Committee (or other appropriate party associated with each level) within 90 days of submission.

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