With great sadness, we announce the passing of Jeffrey B. Graves, one of the Principals of Sedlak Supply Chain Consultants. While we are devastated to lose Jeff, we are grateful to have known and worked with him. Jeff was an incredible leader, businessman, friend, mentor, teacher, husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
After celebrating 60-years in business, Sedlak Supply Chain Consultants was recently featured in Retail Merchandiser and Supply Chain World. With a focus on Sedlak’s healthcare and retail clients, the article highlights challenges common across industries, and provides examples of Sedlak’s ability to bring order from chaos with strong project teams.
Should DCs use one computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) or two? Hear what Patrick Sedlak has to say in this article by Modern Materials Handling Magazine.
Sedlak has helped more than 1,200 clients worldwide with over 2,500 projects since it was founded in 1958. Today it is one of the oldest consulting firms in North America.
Sedlak Supply Chain Consultants, a distribution and logistics consulting firm based in Cleveland, is pleased to announce Kara Ashby as its new president. Just the fourth president in the history of the company, Ashby is the first woman to take the reins at Sedlak.
Just one year after breaking ground, Mills Fleet Farm opened its new 1.1 million sq. ft. distribution center in Chippewa Falls, WI, this month and order shipping is now underway.
Although healthcare operates in a rather unique service environment, it may not always be prudent to distance itself from other industries, Patrick Sedlak tells Healthcare Purchasing News. Healthcare warehouse and storeroom planning and design can potentially benefit from methodologies and technologies that may not be well-known in healthcare, but are standard practices in other industries such as retail and grocery.
Whether it’s robots picking your Amazon order or your weekly groceries being delivered to your home, flexible fulfillment represents a fundamental shift in the retail industry. Principal Patrick Sedlak and Manager Karl Sliwinski examine five trends driving challenges and opportunities for both brick-and-mortar and online retailers in MHI Solutions.
Sedlak congratulates Director of Client Services Tim Harlan on being named Associate of the Year for 2017.
New entrants in the last mile market in the U.S. are seeking strategic partnerships to compete in this fast-paced logistics arena. Additionally, well established carriers like UPS, Amazon, and J.B. Hunt are blurring the lines of carrier roles to take advantage of opportunities in the last-mile delivery space.