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DSC Senior VP serves on Transportation Summit panel

Ken Heller, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Excellence, participated as a panelist during the 60th Anniversary Transportation Summit at Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) November 14. 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 a "Fortune 50" reduce network damage rates by taking on additional accountability
Making it possible to focus on sales opportunities

"Damage control." That term does get bandied about.

But, sometimes, damage literally does have to be controlled, as in the case of a "Fortune 50" company's problem with transportation-related high case damage rates for domestic shipments.

The company sought opportunities to reduce damage rates, and, at the same time, improve overall customer service to wholesale locations. They looked to DSC Logistics to provide solutions so they could focus on sales opportunities.

Although the carriers were responsible for the damage and DSC had limited culpability, we understood the value of the product to our customer. Partnering with our customer, we took an in-depth look "through their eyes" into their business.

As a result of this partnership, DSC provided a service alternative to reduce damage rates and spread out accountability to include the carrier and the shipper (DSC).

DSC's proactive leadership, consistent practices and skilled execution reduced network damage rates, internal complaints and costs.