The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) holds its 25th Annual Conference April 28 - May 1 in Chicago. Tours of these facilities will be open to registrants:

Allegiance Healthcare Midwest Distribution Center

Allstate Insurance Company Print Communication Center

Avon Products

Crate & Barrel Distribution Center

Follett Higher Education Group

GENCO Distribution Center (Kmart Return Facility)

There will be 11 different topic tracks to choose from and more than 80 speakers, including former Chicago Bears player Mike Singletary. Contact www.werc.org. for details.