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DSC to attend CSCMP global conference, present Thinkers and Movers Award

Members of DSC’s management team will attend the Annual Global Conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) in San Antonio, September 21-24. They will join other supply chain practitioners, academics and service providers at the 2014 event, “Cornerstones & Connections.” 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 IMC design and start up a DC integrated with the start-up of a new plant
Leadership, collaboration and flexibility become ingredients in a recipe for success

When International Multifoods Corporation (IMC) acquired Pillsbury dry baking products, they had to get a manufacturing plant up and running, negotiate a new labor contract and create a distribution center within the plant. Since they had to do it all with no experience or infrastructure in the production and distribution of retail products, they needed the right 3PL: DSC Logistics.

DSC collaborated with IMC to merge two distribution centers into the one facility to handle both deployment from the plant to other distribution centers and regional distribution from the plant directly to customers.

DSC provided IMC with labor flexibility and leverage with their own employee base by managing all human resource issues, including having the workforce ready to go even with a continually moving startup date.

DSC's start-up team and consistent processes and systems established an environment that prepared for success, and DSC's team at the facility executed superbly. So, IMC could focus on their core competencies: manufacturing and marketing.