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DSC leaders to attend GMA/FMI and RILA conferences

Members of DSC’s Business Development and Strategic Partnership teams will attend two upcoming conferences – the Supply Chain Conference, February 22-24 in New Orleans, hosted by Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) joined together as the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA), and the Retail Supply Chain Conference, February 28-March 2 in Dallas, hosted by Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).

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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 Solutions VP to speak at LogiMed in March

Dave Bode, DSC’s Vice President, Health Care Solutions, will present a keynote session on “Critical Medical Device Supply Chain ‘Engines’ for Managing Change” at the LogiMed conference, March 1-3 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans.  more

How DSC helped Pioneer improve service and reduce costs by integrating their supply chain
Devising a solution to keep an entire packaging cycle under one roof

When Pioneer looked to logistics provider, DSC Logistics, for a solution, they had confidence in our ability to keep their costs low. By consolidating steps and eliminating transportation to and from another provider, DSC enabled Pioneer to reduce inventory, improve service and lower costs.

Pioneer asked DSC to take over packaging the individual retail boxes for the DVD writer product line for which we were already handling distribution. With Pioneer, we devised a solution that keeps the entire packaging cycle under one roof, from initial product inbound to component inventory to the physical packout and eventual shipment of the finished goods. Having us perform the packaging enables Pioneer to reduce transportation costs as well as turn time on the product. Plus, they get tighter inventory controls on the components (manuals, software, screws, etc.)

It's a great example of DSC's flexibility. We took a packaging operation different from anything else we were performing and developed a working solution.