WWA Spring & Fall Conferences
The Wisconsin Warehouse Association strives to provide value to our members on a continual basis. The WWA does this by combining two key elements in business; education and networking. These warehousing conferences are held twice per year in the spring and fall. With these conferences you will not only be able to network with your peers but gain valuable insight into such topics as sales & marketing, operations, legal, legislative issues, technology, safety, energy savings and much more.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
3600 Prospect Court, Appleton, WI 54914
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2011 WWA Fall Conference Agenda & Speakers
Introductions - Jamie Wally, President of WWA
IWLA News & Updates - Jay Strother, Director of Marketing, IWLA
"Customer Care, Service and Sales"
Verinder Syal - Syal Consulting
Customers react more quickly, with more emotion, and tell more friends, about poor service than good service. What then is good service, or even better, what things annoy and frustrate customers? What is it they are really looking for? What do you need to provide exceptional service, retain your customers, and grow your business? All this and more will be the focus of this session. Join us.
About the Speaker: Verinder has run businesses – at Quaker Oats, Stella Foods, Rymer Seafood – and has been President of such successful brands as Rice-A- Roni, Ghirardelli Chocolate, Quaker Oatmeal, Cap’n Crunch, Aunt Jemima, Stella and Frigo cheeses. He is an entrepreneur having started Filterfresh of Chicago and Syal Consult. He also teaches, when time permits, classes on Entrepreneurship, and Leadership at Northwestern and Loyola Universities in the Chicagoland area.
State of the Industry Report - Propane
Ron Andrews - Ferrellgas
Buffet Lunch - Butte Des Morts (Included)
State of the Industry Report - Wisconsin Commerical Real Estate
Tom Scheuerman - Grubb and Ellis
"The Role of Outsourced Warehousing in the 21st Century"
Cliff Lynch - C.F. Lynch and Associates
This will be a discussion of outsourcing and warehousing and the important supply chain role played by each. The history and present status will be reviewed, and predictions made for the future.
About the Speaker: Clifford F. Lynch of C. F. Lynch & Associates has provided management advisory services in logistics since 1993.During the previous thirty-five years, he was Vice President– Logistics for the Quaker Oats Company and President of Trammell Crow Distribution Corporation. He is a member of the Warehousing Education and Research Council and a Certified Member of the American Society of Transportation and Logistics as well as a member of the Editorial Review Boards for Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review. Mr. Lynch is a member and past president of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and has received numerous awards in the field of logistics. He is an adjunct at the University of Memphis and a frequent lecturer at other colleges and universities and an author of numerous articles on the subject of logistics and two books on logistics outsourcing.
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