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CEO Ann Drake will speak at CSCMP CHICAGO event February 12

CEO Ann Drake will be a panelist when CSCMP CHICAGO presents “Career Lessons from the Top,” February 12, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Loyola University’s Watertower Campus. 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 Maersk Logistics achieve Whirlpool's Asia sourcing strategy
The right partner makes all the difference

When Whirlpool Corporation began to purchase parts and components in Asia, they faced a change in overall business strategy, and a major change in thinking. They had no experience in working with a 3PL; outsourcing their inventory management was a new concept to them. But, certainly not to DSC Logistics' supply chain management veterans.

In Whirlpool's supply chain, DSC is the deconsolidation center. Goods from suppliers in Asia are shipped in containers by Maersk Sealand to Long Beach, CA, and intermodaled to DSC's Logistics Center in the Elwood, IL, intermodal center. From there, DSC, partnering with Maersk Logistics, takes over, managing inventory, warehousing and shipping to Whirlpool's eight plants.

Because each of the eight plants does something different, the goal is to improve efficiency through conformity. And, DSC's information and warehouse management systems and practices have been key in meeting this goal.

It's no wonder Maersk Logistics' nationwide search led that company to partner with DSC.