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Continuity is Essential to your Business!

Recent winters caused business disruptions in the Puget Sound area. Windstorms crippled both residences and businesses for weeks during 2006. Interstate-5 was closed due to flooding in 2007 and record snow knocked out commerce in 2008. The Seattle "Snow-mageddon" is a current example of a business disruption.  Maybe your business made it through but maybe next time it won’t! What about the runoff this spring?

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Process Improvement
Route Optimization
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Location Analysis PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Fortune 100 Division: Location Analysis

Problem:  Where do you add capacity for your expanding distribution network?  Do you add a new location or expand the current facility?
Solution:  Plan and design a network of as many as 12 delivery centers in a major metropolitan area to reduce costs and improve productivity and service quality.  Sometimes the answer is to build a new and larger facility to replace the current building and sometimes it’s adding a new facility to the network.  Cost and service to the customer drive this decision.
Results:  Reduced overall network costs 10%.

 
Truck Hub PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Fortune 100 Division: Truck Hub

Problem:  High transportation costs for origin and destination points along the East Coast.
Solution:  Plan and design a network connecting 25 locations from Boston to the District of Columbia for overnight service.
Results:  Reduced transportation costs 70%. 

 

 
Facility & Fleet Plans PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Fortune 100 Division: Facility & Fleet Plans

Problem:  Capital resources for facilities and equipment were allocated based on urgency.
Solution:  Initiated the forecasting of facilities and equipment, which prioritize their value and strategic need.
Results:  A 20 million dollar capital budget was finally under control and resources were appropriately allocated.  

 

 
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Fortune 100 Division: Management Training

Problem:  The implementation of a standard methods program required the training of all operations supervisors and managers.
Solution: Authored, administered and managed a division wide 8 day training program for all operations management.
Results:  Driver productivity continued to improve sixteen percent where the standard methods program was implemented.  Corporate average was 5%. 

 

 
Driver Training PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Fortune 100 Division: Driver Training

Problem:  Drivers productivity and service was under par because drivers lacked training.
Solution:  Design a training program for all drivers.
Results:  Driver productivity and the service improved an additional six percent after the implementation of training program. 

 

 
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“No matter the area, be it productivity reporting, procedures, or operational improvements, Pete demonstrated a keen understanding of my needs as a customer and provided quality solutions in an expeditious fashion that produced immediate results.”
Derrick Anderson
- Director of Distribution, SubmitOrder.com
 
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