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DSC named in lists of top logistics providers

DSC Logistics has again been named a top logistics provider by three industry publications. Inbound Logistics named DSC a “2014 Top 100 3PL Provider,” identifying DSC as a company offering the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet customers’ unique supply chain and logistics needs. 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 Zevex optimize and execute their supply chain to better meet needs of customers
More efficient operations at the same cost

The folks at Zevex International were concerned about the cost of their supply chain. But they were even more concerned about how long it was taking to fill orders.

Zevex had purchased a company that manufactured feeding pumps, specifically designed to fit into children's backpacks. With their existing network, the average distance of over 1200 miles between distribution center and customer caused their order-to-delivery cycle times to be higher than the competition's. All customer orders shipped via less-than-truckload (LTL) and parcel.

DSC Logistics conducted a network model using the LogicNet network optimization tool comparing multiple configurations of the Zevex network, and selected an optimal network of three distribution centers in California, Texas and Pennsylvania.

The three DSC Logistics Centers handle Zevex's inbound, storage and outbound. While costs on inbound transportation increased, costs went down on Zevex's outbound because they're so much closer to their customer base. So, it's basically the same cost for faster, more efficient operations.