In Part 2 of this two-part series, Fred Crans continues a survey of experts in healthcare to explore the decision-making process around developing a Consolidated Services Center (CSC). Additional considerations for this multi-million dollar investment include expected cost savings, developing internal business expertise, gaining stakeholder support, and developing performance metrics.
Pressure to save costs in the supply chain is driving some Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and Regional Purchasing Coalitions (RPCs) in the provider space to consider managing their own distribution of supplies through a consolidated services center (CSC). Although cutting out “the middle man” seems intuitive, there’s a multitude of inputs that must be considered before deciding to move forward with a multi-million dollar investment.
Sedlak was recently named to Manhattan Associates’ distinguished Partner Performance Club in recognition of significant contributions over the past year to customer engagements.
Sedlak congratulates Manager Les Grimes on his retirement after 18 years of outstanding service with the firm.
The sheer volume of goods being sold online is driving many companies to optimize their warehouse and DC operations to support e-commerce. Sedlak VP Jeff Mueller shares with Modern Materials Handling 2017's best practices for tackling the challenges of multifaceted distribution.
Sedlak congratulates TMS provider and innovator Cloud Logistics on its recent industry awards.
Patrick Sedlak and Jeff Mueller are quoted in MHI Solutions magazine about key considerations for retail omni-channel enablement.
Sedlak congratulates Director of Client Services Scott Gallik on being named Associate of the Year for 2016.
Sedlak bid a fond farewell to Accounting Manager Denise Bybyk, who has retired after 22 years of service with the firm.
Retailers are scrambling to ensure they can fulfill the expected surge in online orders this holiday season. David DuBose is quoted in an article in The Wall Street Journal that explains how store fulfillment capabilities and labor continuity will be key factors.