Principles of Yard and Warehouse Operations

A one day course to focus on the principles to successfully operate a building center yard or warehouse. Learn the key principles of efficient inventory management, logistics, customer service, yard layout, equipment and safety. All courses are taught by Stan Burkholder - highly recognized Industry Instructor and WRLA Industry Achievement Recipient.

Courses usually take place in the fall and in spring. Keep checking this website or sign up for the WRLA News for course dates and registration details.


WRLA Member Price $289.00 + GST

Non-member Price $389.00 + GST

Course Outline

Acquire knowledge on the 7 principles to successfully operating a building centre year and warehouse.

  • The Yard and Warehouse Setting
  • Job Description
  • Principle One:  Professional Leadership
  • Principle Two:  Customer Service
  • Principle Three:  Inventory Management
  • Principle Four:  Yard Layout
  • Principle Five:  The Business Side
  • Principle Six:  Equipment Management
  • Principle Seven:  Safety and Compliance

Course Rebates

WRLA members are eligible for rebates. Once you register online, you will be sent the Course Rebate Form and the Travel Rebate Form.

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