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DSC CFO to participate in Chicago CFO Executive Summit, May 23

DSC CFO David Copeland will participate in the Chicago CFO Executive Summit, May 23 at the Hyatt-Regency in Chicago, in the session Dollars and Sense – Finance as a Business Partner, which will be moderated by John O’Rourke, VP of Host Analytics, Inc. The session will explore how CFOs can support and link operational planning to financial planning, delving into ways to expand finance’s influence and further unite finance and organizational effectiveness. David and Margaret Koenigs, SVP and CFO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will serve as co-discussion leaders to facilitate dialogue among participants. 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’s VP, Health Care Solutions, speaks at biologistics workshop

Dave Bode, DSC’s VP, Health Care Solutions,
was a speaker and panelist at an Industry Technical Workshop on “BioLogistics in the Changing Healthcare World” at Northwestern University,
April 20.  more

HOW DSC helped Kimberly-Clark Healthcare drive down costs while improving sevice
The right combination of attitude, skills and effort makes a new deployment center bigger and better

When Kimberly-Clark Healthcare decided to turn a distribution center in Roanoke, TX, into a mega deployment center, more than twice the size of their next largest facility, K-C knew the magnitude of the undertaking. And, they knew DSC Logistics was ready to handle the challenge.

DSC doubled the volume, doubled the size, revamped and reorganized the Roanoke deployment center, prepped the building and put the people and equipment in place-in eight weeks! Then we nailed down the deployment process to K-C's four other distribution centers and made it possible for K-C to ship full truck loads (TL) direct out of the Roanoke facility.

The Roanoke facility, managed by DSC, now serves as the stock clearinghouse for manufacturing facilities in Mexico and Ft. Worth. With so much product at one location, K-C can ship TL direct to some of its major customers instead of shipping smaller LTL orders from multiple locations. K-C can bypass the regional distribution centers, cut costs significantly and provide better service.