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Individual Memberships in WERC


 

Who are WERC Individual Members?

  • Current and future logistics professionals who lead, direct and manage the efficient flow of information, materials and finished goods throughout the supply chain
     
  • Educators and mentors who are shaping the supply chain leaders of the future
     
  • Professionals dedicated to continual learning, staying current with best practices and sharpening their competitive edge
All individual members enjoy a host of networking, information and education benefits

There are four designations of individual members:
  • Professional
  • Mentor
  • Educator
  • Student
Which one are you interested in? Read more below:

Professional Member
Annual Dues: $275 

Professional members are currently employed within the supply chain field. They are tasked with daily responsibilities associated with warehousing, logistics, material handling, management, distribution, transportation or related functions.

Mentoring Membership Package
Annual Dues: Mentor $275 / Each Protege $150
To help members further develop high-potential employees, WERC has created a special mentoring membership package that includes a special, one-year discounted rate for each designated protege. This arrangement offers access to WERC's professional development resources, including information on trends and best practices, industry-leading events, networking opportunities and an extensive research library.

The mentor and each protege receive a copy of WERC's publication, Mentoring Programs in DCs, which offers guidance on the creation of successful mentoring programs.

To qualify for this package:
  • Mentor must be a current WERC professional member in good standing.
  • Proteges must not be a past or current WERC member.
  • All parties (there is no limit on the number of proteges) must be employed by the same organization. Mentors can add proteges at any time.
Each protege membership lasts for a one-year term, upon which time they can migrate to a full annual professional membership at the annual rate of $275.

Educator Member
Annual Dues: $80

To qualify for this membership, the educator must:
  • be a full-time professor, teacher, instructor at an accredited college, university, trade, technical, specialty or high school.
  • supply proof of current employment.
  • be listed in the WERC member directory under their organization of employment. 
In addition to the significantly discounted membership dues, educator members receive:
  • First-hand accounts of challenges faced by professionals within the warehousing, material handling, supply chain and logistics industry that can be translated into new research project topics.
  • Listing in, and access to, online member directory for expanded connections to industry leaders for network building and to help students seeking job placement and career opportunities.
  • Full access to WERC online resources, ideal for use in classes and research.
  • Online access to WERCsheet and WERCWeekly.
  • Member discount on WERC publications, with the first download provided FREE in electronic format upon request.
  • Half-price discount on WERC seminars and webinars.
  • Special registration rates at annual conference.
  • Professional review and publishing opportunities for research papers about warehousing or management topics. 
Student Member
Annual Dues: $40
To qualify for this membership, the student must:
  • be a full-time student at an accredited college, university, trade, technical, specialty or high school.
  • supply proof of current enrollment, a signature from a faculty member, instructor or advisor, copy of current full0time class schedule and student ID.
  • be listed in the WERC member directory under their school affiliation.
In addition to the significantly discounted membership dues, student members receive:
  • Listing in, and access to, online member directory for expanded connections to industry leaders for network building and to help students seeking job placement and career opportunities.
  • Full access to WERC online resources.
  • Online access to WERCsheet and WERCWeekly.
  • Member discount on WERC publications, with the first download provided FREE in electronic format upon request.
  • Half-price discount on WERC seminars and webinars.
  • Special registration rates at annual conference.
  • Professional review and publishing opportunities for research papers about warehousing or management topics. 
Join Today online! Applications can also be submitted via email or fax. Download a printed application here, then send the completed form to wercoffice@werc.org or fax it to 630.990.0256. 

Questions? Call 630.990.0001