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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 Unilever streamline their process to achieve leaner inventory management
An automated solution that's much more than a simple comparison

Nobody said inventory management was easy, especially for manufacturing companies coping with acquisitions and/or mergers, as was the case with Unilever Foods North America (UFNA). But, does the necessary periodic reconciliation process have to be tedious, error-prone and probably outdated before it's finished?

No, definitely not, said UFNA's long-time logistics partner, DSC Logistics. DSC designed an automated process that enables UNFA to periodically compare a snapshot of the inventory status information in their system with a snapshot of the information in DSC's system. That way, UFNA's customers can be sure of receiving the product when they place an order because the information is synchronized in all systems. And, UFNA's production can be closer to demand, with a decreased amount of buffer stock and an increased number of inventory turns. And yet another advantage? No IT work on the part of UFNA was required. We used UFNA's business processes, supporting the way our customer does things.