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WERC Annual Conference set for May 15-18

Over 1,000 decision-makers in warehousing, distribution and logistics management are expected to attend the Warehousing Education and Research Council Annual Conference May 15-18 in Orlando.

J. Randolph Lewis, Senior Vice President, Distribution and Logistics of Walgreen’s, will return to the WERC main stage. Lewis will provide an update on Walgreen’s initiative to hire people with disabilities.

The WERC conference program focuses on exchanging knowledge in the areas of metrics, people, transportation, facilities, outsourcing, processes, strategies and warehousing. No pre-registration is required to attend sessions.

Attendees may also take part in facility tours and daily roundtable discussions. Facility tours fill quickly and are limited. Attendees are asked to pre-register the tour of their choice. There is a fee of $30 per facility tour.

To register online, visit An early-bird discount is available to those who register by April 5.