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Smucker Director discusses company culture and leadership with DSC

Company culture, leadership and a strong partnership were the subjects covered by Jody Starcher, Director of Corporate Warehousing and Customer Initiatives for The J.M. Smucker Company, when she spoke to DSC’s Logistics Summit on September 18. Her presentation continues DSC’s initiative around further strengthening strategic partnerships through involving key customer partners in the quarterly meetings.” 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. Scheduled for Wednesday, September 24, 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" implement a state-of-the-art delivery system
"Hands on" customer service for a "no touch" freight handling operation

When one "Fortune 50" company sought to gain efficiency in the movement of product from finished goods area to distribution center, they depended on long-time logistics partner, DSC Logistics, to make it all happen.

Through DSC's efforts, the company realized the goal of a "no touch" all-robotics freight handling system that allows for greater accuracy. From the time it comes off the production line through its "auto unload" in DSC's Logistics Center, the product is handled by the mechanized robotic system, reducing time and gaining overall savings.

Advising our customer through engineering, construction and design phases, DSC managed the transition of phasing out old processes and aligning new processes with the customer's expectations. We tested the new robotics system for operational efficiency and we developed labor models to determine headcount needs and potential reductions in personnel.

The "Fortune 50" company knew they could depend on DSC because of our ability to "see through our customer's eyes" to both determine and assist with attaining their goals.