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DSC's Senior Director of Engineering will speak at Supply Chain Summit

DSC’s Jim Chamberlain, Senior Director, Industrial Engineering and Continual Improvement, will speak at the Third Annual Chicago Supply Chain Summit at The Supply and Value Chain Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business, October 30. more

1. Going through a merger or an acquisition
2. Starting up a supply chain
3. Outsourcing for the first time
4. Entering a new market or new location
5. Meeting special customer demands
6. Keeping up with business growth
7. Needing faster, more or different information
8. Looking for a broader solution
9. Eliminating inefficiencies
10. Increasing flexibility
DSC Health Care team develops webinar for medical device executives responsible for Supply Chain

“Value Creation in the Medical Device Supply Chain” is the subject of a complimentary interactive webinar developed by DSC’s Health Care team in partnership with Xtalks. The webinar will review practical strategies, solutions and examples for keeping medical device supply chains responsive, aligned and optimized for the changing health care landscape. Through case studies, DSC Health Care team members will discuss best practice supply chain solutions that deliver sustainable value in achieving growth, cost reduction and service goals.  more

How DSC helped Continental Mills adopt new RFID technology
Leading the way with information and execution

When you're doing something for the first time, it's usually a good idea to learn as much as you can. That way, you'll be better prepared for the next time

That's exactly what Continental Mills thought when they were asked by Albertsons to participate in a RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) pilot program along with other leading grocery suppliers in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area. And they knew their logistics partner, DSC Logistics, could help them.

We apply RFID tags to select SKUs destined for one of the three Albertsons distribution centers participating in the pilot program. After being tagged, the pallets pass through a RFID portal for scanning, where as much as 100 percent reads on the pallets have been achieved. This starts the RFID tracking process.

The scanning of the RFID tagged cases allows both Albertsons and Continental Mills to have complete visibility for the product throughout the supply chain.