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IWLA Announces Fall 2015 Education Lineup


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Education Designed for Warehouse Logistics Professionals
IWLA Announces Fall 2015 Lineup

July 28, 2015 (Des Plaines, Ill.) – IWLA, the resource for warehouse logistics, announces its fall lineup of educational programs focused on advancing the core competencies, technologies, and legal protections of warehouse logistics professionals. These in-person, multi-day events bring together high-caliber speakers and content that warehouse leaders can use to improve their own operations. In addition, IWLA events foster idea sharing and help build a strong warehouse community.

“IWLA courses are developed by the members for the members,” says IWLA President & CEO Steve DeHaan. “These warehousing practitioners identify the agenda topics, speakers, and their most pressing business challenges. This ensures IWLA courses maintain a high degree of relevancy and immediate applicability.”  

Each of the fall 2015 IWLA education course programs is built for a specific warehouse logistics audience. (For more information and registration please visit

The IWLA Safety & Risk Conference addresses warehouse risk prevention and management. The sessions give supervisors tools to prevent employee injuries and protect warehouse businesses when accidents do occur. Attendees learn how to plan ahead and minimize risk during the claims process. This course is required for representatives from IWLA Insurance Company members, but it is open to all warehousing professionals interested in safety and risk management. Registration is open for the Sept. 2 & 3, 2015, course in Chicago, Ill.

The IWLA Technology & Operations Solutions for Warehousing Conference showcases how technology and operations in warehouses work together for successful customer success. Emerging technologies, cultural transitions, security challenges, lean operations, and data management are the new realities for warehousing professionals. This course is one of the only course that addresses needs within this unique environment. This course includes an expo to showcase vendors and service providers. Registration is open for the Sept. 24 & 25, 2015, course in Fort Worth, Texas.

The IWLA Essentials of Warehousing Course covers the broadest spectrum of warehouse logistics topics and is designed to be an intensive industry-standard course. It builds well-rounded warehousing professionals with a deeper understanding of operations, IT, sales, marketing, customer service, human resources, and legal liabilities. The IWLA Essentials Course has a long history of improving warehouse professionals’ skills and giving them tools to handle new challenges. Registration is open for this event Oct. 6-9, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz.

The IWLA Warehouse Legal Practice Symposium covers the latest court cases, legal issues, insurance practices, and regulations that creates uncertainty in third-party warehouse logistics companies. Course content is led by warehouse and transportation law experts, labor management attorneys, and insurance professionals who handle these issues for clients on a regular basis. This course is appropriate for warehouse owners and human resources professionals as well as practicing attorneys who want to brush up on the latest guidance of their practice areas. Registration is open for this event Nov. 12 & 13, 2015, in Chicago, Ill.

“Continued education and professional development opportunities are more important than ever. Warehouse professionals who can adjust in a rapidly evolving industry will stay one step ahead and be more competitive,” says DeHaan. “IWLA courses help warehouse employees do that.”

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IWLA courses are open to nonmembers at a higher cost. Please visit for all educational opportunities at the International Warehouse Logistics Association. 

For more information please send your requests to or call 847.813.4696.

About IWLA: Since 1891, the International Warehouse Logistics Association has been the resource for warehouse logistics, advocacy, and education. For more information, visit IWLA, formerly the American Warehouse Association, serves nearly 500 corporate members representing 3,000 warehousing locations. 

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