Awards

2016

Food Logistics 2016 Top Green Provider
Food Logistics' Top Green Providers list focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector.
Food Logistics 2016 Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers
DSC was chosen as a Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers by Food Logistics. The list recognizes companies that offer tremendous value to their customers in the food and beverage sector, starting with their understanding of the requirements and demands unique to this space.
Inbound Logistics’ 75 Green Supply Chain Partners
In the June issue, DSC is profiled as one of the 75 leading green supply chain management and logistics partners, committed to supply chain sustainability.

Four benchmarks carry weight in the decision-making: measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement, and industry recognition.
Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Provider
DSC Logistics was chosen as a 2016 Top 100 3PL by Inbound Logistics, July 2016. DSC has made the Top 100 list for the last twenty two years since its inception in 1994.

SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners
DSC was named in SupplyChainBrain magazine's "100 Great Supply Chain Partners," July 2016. This list features a select group of companies whose customers recognize them for providing outstanding solutions and services. ``

2015

Transport Topics Top 50 Logistics Company
DSC Logistics was included in a list of Top 50 Logistics Companies for 2015 by Transport Topics, The Newspaper of Trucking and Freight Transportation. The companies are ranked on the basis of actual or estimated annual net revenue. DSC is also included in the list of Top 50 Warehousing Firms and Dedicated Contract Carriers.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2015 Green Supply Chain Award
DSC was recognized as a company making sustainability a core part of their operations, and assisting its customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals.
Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Provider
DSC Logistics was chosen as a 2015 Top 100 3PL by Inbound Logistics, July 2015. DSC has made the Top 100 list since its inception in 1994.
Food Logistics 2015 Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers
DSC was chosen as a Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers by Food Logistics. The list recognizes companies that offer tremendous value to their customers in the food and beverage sector, starting with their understanding of the requirements and demands unique to this space.
SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners
DSC was named in SupplyChainBrain magazine's "100 Great Supply Chain Partners," July 2015.
Food Logistics 2015 "Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain"
Food Logistics’ new award, “Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain,” recognizes individuals in the supply chain industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped and attained milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation throughout the global food supply chain.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2015 "Pros to Know"
Ann Drake, DSC's CEO, was named a 2015 Provider Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for the sixth year. "Pros to Know" recognizes exceptional professionals who are leading initiatives to help their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.
Food Logistics 2015 Top Green Provider
Food Logistics' Top Green Providers list focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector in the June issue.


Inbound Logistics’ 75 Green Supply Chain Partners
In the June "Lean and Green" issue of Inbound Logistics, DSC is profiled as one of the 75 leading green supply chain management and logistics partners, committed to supply chain sustainability.

2014

Logistics Management 2014 Quest for Quality Award
DSC was chosen as a Quest for Quality winner in the 3PL: Value Added Warehousing and Distribution Solutions category, August 2014.
Global Trade Magazine 2014 America's Leading 3PLs
DSC was recognized in Global Trade magazine's annual list of Top 3PLs, noted in their "Greenest" category, September/October 2014.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2014 "Pros to Know"
Ann Drake, DSC's CEO, was named a 2014 Provider Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for the fifth year. "Pros to Know" recognizes exceptional supply chain executives who lead initiatives to help prepare companies to meet the significant challenges ahead.
Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Provider
DSC Logistics was chosen as a 2014 Top 100 3PL by Inbound Logistics, July 2014. DSC has made the Top 100 list since its inception in 1994.
SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners
DSC was named in SupplyChainBrain magazine's "100 Great Supply Chain Partners," July 2014.
Food Logistics 2014 Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers
DSC was chosen as a Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers by Food Logistics. The list recognizes companies that offer tremendous value to their customers in the food and beverage sector, starting with their understanding of the requirements and demands unique to this space.
Inbound Logistics’ 75 Green Supply Chain Partners
DSC was named as one of the “75 Green Supply Chain Partners” by Inbound Logistics, June 2014. The G75 recognizes companies that are “walking the walk” when it comes to commitment to supply chain sustainability.
Food Logistics 2014 Top Green Provider
DSC was named a Top Green Provider by Food Logistics, June 2014. The list honors companies whose product, service, or exemplary leadership are driving sustainability from farm to fork.

2013

Transport Topics 2013 Top 50 Logistics Companies
DSC was named in the annual listing of the Top 50 Logistics Companies by Transport Topics magazine, November 2013.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2013 Green Supply Chain Award
DSC was recognized as a company making sustainability a core part of their operations, and assisting its customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals.
Food Logistics’ Top 100 3PLs & Cold Storage Providers
DSC was named as one of the “Top 100 3PL and Cold Storage Providers” by Food Logistics, July/August 2013
Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Provider
DSC Logistics was chosen as a 2013 Top 100 3PL by Inbound Logistics, July 2013. DSC has made the Top 100 list since its inception in 1994.
SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners
DSC was named in SupplyChainBrain magazine's "100 Great Supply Chain Partners," July 2013.

Inbound Logistics’ 75 Green Supply Chain Partners
DSC was named as one of the “75 Green Supply Chain Partners” by Inbound Logistics, June 2013. The G75 recognizes companies that are “walking the walk” when it comes to commitment to supply chain sustainability.

Food Logistics 2013 Top Green Provider
DSC was named a Top Green Provider by Food Logistics, June 2013. The list honors companies whose product, service, or exemplary leadership are driving sustainability from farm to fork.

DSC receives Kellogg Company “Top Gun” award
DSC Logistics’ West Jefferson Logistics Center received the Top Gun award from Kellogg’s. The Top Gun award recognizes outstanding performance in key areas of distribution.

2013 “Pros to Know”
Ann Drake, DSC’s CEO, was named
a 2013 Provider Pro to Know by Supply& Demand Chain Executive magazine for the fourth year. “Pros to Know” recognizes exceptional supply chain executives who lead initiatives to help prepare companies' supply chains for times ahead.
Certifications
ISO 9001:2008
DSC Logistics has implemented a management system for internationally recognized service quality that is certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard. This certification was awarded to our Colonial Heights, VA, and Greensboro, NC, Logistics Centers by the Preferred Registrar Group, an accredited member of The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board.

American Institute of Baking (AIB) and ASI Food Safety (ASI) Certified
All required food-grade DSC Logistics Centers are either AIB or ASI certified.
FDA Compliant
DSC Logistics Centers provide a secure environment for food, healthcare, electronics and high value consumer goods in addition to compliance with Security requirements for Public Health Safety and Bio-Terrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 and 49 CFR Hazardous Material Regulations.
SmartWaySM Transport Partner
SmartWaySM is an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry, designed to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, and improve energy security. DSC is certified in two areas: as a logistics provider and a carrier partner.
Convenience and Necessity, Permit, License
Certification by the Surface Transportation Board authorizes DSC to operate as a Common and Contract Carrier and as a Broker.
Partner with HazMat Certified carriers
These partnerships authorize DSC to manage the transportation of hazardous materials.
State Licensing
We also manage and maintain a comprehensive list of State Licenses on behalf of our health care customers.  At present we maintain licenses for doing business throughout the U.S. Each state typically requires several licenses, the most common of which are distributor and wholesaler licenses.
Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD)
DSC has received Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD®) accreditation from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) at logistics centers that handle health care products, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Accreditation is earned through an intensive criteria compliance review, licensure verification, background checks, and an in-depth onsite inspection. The VAWD® program is focused on assuring that distribution facilities employ security and best practices for safely distributing products and protecting public health.
LICENSED

DESIGNATED

REPRESENTATIVES

Licensed Designated Representatives
DSC’s licensed Designated Representatives (DRs) and 3PL Designated Representatives (DRs) are tested by a national third party testing center, and then licensed to provide sufficient and qualified supervision at DSC logistics centers handling pharmaceutical health care products. They also meet DR requirements based on Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) criteria. DSC’s DRs protect the public health and safety in the handling, storage, warehousing, distribution, and shipment of dangerous drugs and dangerous devices.
cGMP
All DSC health care Logistics Centers are cGMP compliant with FDA 21 CFR Parts 210-211. Our Standard Operating Procedures integrate cGMP and VAWD accreditation processes to achieve the highest level of execution in the industry.
Foreign Trade Zone Certified
DSC’s Elwood, IL, Logistics Center is certified and activated as a Foreign Trade Zone.
Women’s Business Enterprise Certified
DSC Logistics is certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC). WBDC is the Chicago affiliate of WBENC, the largest third-party certifier of U.S. businesses owned and operated by women.

Triple Freeport

Inventory Tax

Exemption

Federal and State Tax Exemptions
DSC has several facilities in geographies in which the Triple Freeport Inventory Tax Exemption is granted. Triple Freeport Inventory Tax Exemption, which applies to local taxing jurisdictions – city, county and school district -- allows companies meeting certain criteria to eliminate inventory tax on product that leaves the state of Texas within 175 days.
C-TPAT Compliant:
DSC is C-TPAT compliant. DSC is regularly audited from US Customs and Border Protection, as we have other customers in our Logistics Centers that are C-TPAT certified, which requires our facilities to be C-TPAT compliant. DSC has the ability to confirm the security of imports handled at Logistics Centers.