February 24, 2017 / By Donna Reist, Corporate Marketing

International Warehouse Logistics Association – Leadership That Inspires

The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) is the unified voice of the warehousing and logistics industry, representing third-party logistics and warehousing service providers. The core mission of the association is to provide ideas and information to warehouse logistics providers’ to help members run high-quality, profitable businesses.

The upcoming IWLA Convention & Expo event (#IWLA1891) will attract warehousing professionals from around the globe as members of the International Federation of Warehousing and Logistics Associations (IFWLA) will join IWLA members for a dual meeting.  “Leadership That Inspires” is the convention theme and sessions and events focus on giving attendees new ideas to motivate employees for continued growth.

Below are just a few of the informative sessions to be conducted during the convention:

Trade Policies in the Age of Trump – President Donald Trump is leading the most consequential shift in U.S. trade policy in decades. What specific issues can impact your warehouse logistics business? Learn more: bit.ly/2kP7KGM

There is strength in numbers – One 2017 IWLA Convention breakout session focuses on how IWLA works with other associations, coalitions and, its own members to influence regulatory policy in Washington, D.C. Plus: Where do we stand with the overtime rule? How about the persuader rule? What do you need to know about the expanded definition of the disabilities act? 2016 was a tumultuous year for labor issues. Learn more: bit.ly/2ktKkIh

How does the changing retail landscape affect your warehouse? – IWLA members continue to take on customers that want e-commerce services. Meeting this need is a growth opportunity. Learn more:  bit.ly/2kwteYZ

Be there to March 19-21 at the #2017IWLA Convention in Palm Springs to attendee these insightful sessions.  Register: bit.ly/1u63AHD

Kevin Werner, Partner, Commercial Construction and Development of Miller-Valentine’s Southeast Division, will be a panelist for the Real Estate Round Table during the conference.  The educational breakout session “Real Estate and its Impact on 3PL Providers” will cover relevant topics including Build vs. Buy, Joint Venture Structures, E-commerce Explosion, and Policy Changes and the Effect on Real Estate.

Miller-Valentine Group is pleased to be both a member of IWLA as well as a sponsor for the upcoming convention.