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Operations Overhaul Reduces Distribution Costs by $280k - Delivery Standards Improved

Challenge: DiSanto and Associates overhauled and implemented "zone skip" and "cross docking" operation for our client, reducing distribution costs by $280k and improving delivery standards to both retail and consumer sector (ongoing savings).

Solution & Results: This was accomplished by implementing the following: 1) Designed and developed major market "pool distribution" utilizing line hauls with scheduled release dates, eliminated 12 satellite warehouses and inventory. Cost savings exceeding $800k. 2) Overhauled and implemented "zone skip" operation reducing distribution costs by 40% and improved delivery standards to both retail and consumer sector. 3) Analyzed current distribution network, overhauled and re-aligned for "best in class" distribution international / domestic network resulting in cost savings of 55%; aligned with team personnel to champion and develop skills. 4) Re-aligned and restructured distribution from USA to Canada, trans-border negotiations and facility shut-down; reduced distribution costs by $160k annually.

About the Solution Provider: DiSanto & Associates assists in Re-alignment of Logistics/Distribution networks, cost reduction in all facets of supply chain utilizing networking capabilities and cost strategies. Focus includes carrier assessment capabilities, quality carrier program, negotiations, monitoring systems, routing expertise, for both domestic and international logistics.

Web: www.disantoandassociates.com

Email: consulting@disantoandassociates.com

Phone: 781-272-0297

Solution & Results: This was accomplished by implementing the following: 1) Designed and developed major market "pool distribution" utilizing line hauls with scheduled release dates, eliminated 12 satellite warehouses and inventory. Cost savings exceeding $800k. 2) Overhauled and implemented "zone skip" operation reducing distribution costs by 40% and improved delivery standards to both retail and consumer sector. 3) Analyzed current distribution network, overhauled and re-aligned for "best in class" distribution international / domestic network resulting in cost savings of 55%; aligned with team personnel to champion and develop skills. 4) Re-aligned and restructured distribution from USA to Canada, trans-border negotiations and facility shut-down; reduced distribution costs by $160k annually.

About the Solution Provider: DiSanto & Associates assists in Re-alignment of Logistics/Distribution networks, cost reduction in all facets of supply chain utilizing networking capabilities and cost strategies. Focus includes carrier assessment capabilities, quality carrier program, negotiations, monitoring systems, routing expertise, for both domestic and international logistics.

Web: www.disantoandassociates.com

Email: consulting@disantoandassociates.com

Phone: 781-272-0297