January 08, 2023 (All day) to January 10, 2023 (All day)
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, Tempe, Arizona, United States

About - Institute West


The WFLO Institute is an four-day industry-specific program for professionals engaged in temperature-controlled logistics, offering more than 40 classes taught by leading experts in the industry. The curriculum takes students through cold chain management, customer service, employee safety, food safety, warehouse operations, transportation operations, and professional development. We are proud to offer Institute in multiple global locations.



Why Attend?

  • Receive comprehensive training in cold chain operations and business.
  • Improve operational efficiency on the job
  • Sharpen internal and customer communication
  • Develop leadership/management skills
  • Improve expertise in specialty area
  • Learn from recognized industry leaders
  • Network with peers
  • Learn about newest strategies and technologies

Need help convincing your company that WFLO Institute is a worthwhile investment? Download and customize this Employer Support Letter  to make a strong business case for your participation. 


Who Should Attend?

Students from every professional area come to the Institute to enhance their individual specialty while developing a 360-degree understanding of their company and PRW industry. The program is tailored for current or potential PRW engineers, supervisors and managers in the following areas:

  • Operations
  • Administration
  • Engineering
  • IT
  • Construction
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources

WFLO Institute Scholarship

The WFLO Institute Scholarship program continues to grow! Four leaders from the third-party cold chain logistics industry will be selected to attend the WFLO Institute (East or West) on behalf of sponsors Refrigiwear and ALTA Refrigeration. Awards include registration, airfare, hotel, meals and other honors. Recipients will be chosen by a committee of industry executives and evaluated on several factors including leadership experience and potential, dedication to the industry and more.