Warehousing Education and Research Coucil Announces 2015-2016 Board President, Sheila Benny

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC –August 11th, 2015. The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) recently announced its 2015-2016 board of directors, the President of which is Sheila Benny, EVP, Optricity, at its 38th annual conference.

The WERC organization connects industry professionals and promotes knowledge of current issues, trends and solutions in the logistics industry. With a foundation built on fostering industry education, WERC strives to assemble a strong team of board members whose goal it is to enhance and improve the industry through top notch programming, networking, research, and outreach. Benny, who served in a volunteer role as both President of her local NC WERCouncil chapter and as a national WERC board member, mirrors those values through her service to the logistics industry.

Taking the successes from this year’s conference, in addition to attendee feedback, Sheila Benny plans to make next year’s conference in Providence, Rhode Island equally, if not, more successful in 2016. “As our 2015-2016 board sets our plans in motion for the upcoming year, I encourage all of our long standing members and new members of the WERC organization alike to voice their opinions, contribute to their local chapters and continue to solidify the organization as the leading professional association of the warehousing and logistics industry. For truly, WERC, W E R C, is about the people involved, and this is an organization Where Everyone Really Counts,” says Benny,

About WERC

The Warehousing Education and Research Council is the only professional association focused exclusively on warehouse management and its role in the supply chain. Members are experts from all facets of the distribution industry who come together to share practical knowledge and professional expertise to improve individual and industry performance. Learn more at www.werc.org.

About Optricity

Optricity utilizes a unique blend of warehousing domain expertise, advanced mathematics, and software engineering skills to deliver Workplace Optimization software, including the highly acclaimed warehouse slotting application, OptiSlot DC™. Optricity's platform of innovative technologies provides clarity and precision for warehousing operations. For more information about Optricity, please visit www.optricity.com and LinkedIn.

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