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DSC leaders to attend GMA/FMI and RILA conferences

Members of DSC’s Business Development and Strategic Partnership teams will attend two upcoming conferences – the Supply Chain Conference, February 22-24 in New Orleans, hosted by Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) joined together as the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA), and the Retail Supply Chain Conference, February 28-March 2 in Dallas, hosted by Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).

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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 Solutions VP to speak at LogiMed in March

Dave Bode, DSC’s Vice President, Health Care Solutions, will present a keynote session on “Critical Medical Device Supply Chain ‘Engines’ for Managing Change” at the LogiMed conference, March 1-3 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans.  more

How DSC helped Kellogg achieve their goals of operational excellence
Putting the customer first-an award-winning attitude

No Maverick, Iceman or Goose in this "Top Gun" competition.

Instead, in Kellogg's annual "Top Gun" program, 3PLs compete in areas of performance Kellogg stresses as vital to their customers' expectations and their own operational excellence. In 2004, two DSC Logistics Logistics Centers, in Allentown, PA, and Columbus, OH, won Kellogg's 2004 "Top Gun" award-an extraordinary accomplishment.

Kellogg, with a multi-regional network, likes to foster friendly competition as a means to achieving continuous improvement that positively impacts customers. The "Top Gun" program monitors 17 different metrics covering the spectrum of service, quality, safety, productivity, inventory accuracy, and cost.

We achieved Kellogg business goals by being the preeminent performer in areas such as productivity, returns processing, case-fill and on-time loading. These were key areas for Kellogg and categories Allentown and Columbus won on a consistent basis.

Both DSC facilities won "Top Gun" for the year because, at DSC, we put the customer first on a daily basis.