DSC Logistics opens new Southern California food/CPG retail logistics center with Kraft Foods as first customer

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DSC Logistics opens new Southern California food/CPG retail logistics center with Kraft Foods as first customer

July 30, 2013 - 10:12
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CHICAGO, July 30, 2013 (Business Wire) -DSC Logistics, a leading supply chain management company, has announced the expansion of their U.S. network with the construction of a state-of-the-art Food / CPG Retail Consolidation Logistics Center in the new logistics park in Moreno Valley, California. Kraft Foods Group, one of North America's largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies, will be the first customer in the building, scheduled for a late 2013 opening.

DSC's newest Logistics Center, with leading edge security, food safety, C-TPAT and system capabilities, will provide Kraft and other customers with warehousing, value-added services and transportation to retailers. Customers will be able to take advantage of opportunistic consolidation opportunities and other established DSC consolidation programs such as the Multi-Vendor Optimization Strategy (MOST) developed for Wal-Mart.

"With a dynamic, forward-thinking company such as Kraft, we are excited by the opportunity to use our operational abilities and intellectual capital to help them reach their business goals," said Ann Drake, DSC Logistics CEO. "We make it our business to understand and proactively manage specific supply chain challenges, as well as overall enterprise goals such as reducing costs, improving service to customers, transforming business processes, and facilitating growth and change."

"We're pleased to begin partnering with DSC Logistics to smoothly integrate our business into their new California Logistics Center," said Debbie Lentz, Senior Vice President, Customer Service & Logistics, Kraft Foods Group. "DSC offers a comprehensive package of supply chain capabilities. We look forward to using their services to improve our operations."

DSC has gained extensive experience in working with leading food companies since the company was founded in 1960. Today, focusing on innovation and continual improvement in areas such as network design and optimization, Lean Logistics Center management, transportation, value-added services, and sustainability, DSC collaborates with Fortune 500 and other leading companies in fields such as food and consumer goods, health care, electronics and others as a strategic supply chain partner.

About DSC Logistics

DSC Logistics, a leading supply chain management company, focuses on designing, integrating, managing, and adapting supply chain solutions. DSC capabilities as a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) and third-party logistics provider (3PL) include supply chain analysis and design, network optimization and management, Logistics Center management, transportation management and consolidation, business process integration, supply chain visibility, and value-added services. In today's environment, filled with rapid and unpredictable change, DSC helps customers achieve their goals by beingready for anything!