County Increases Purchasing Power

Business Challenge A suburban county in the Pacific Northwest procures janitorial supplies on a competitively solicited contract that lasts for five (5) years. The typical Request for Proposal (RFP) process is a resource-intensive process that can consume multiple months of an agency’s time and efforts to obtain a competitive contract. The county’s janitorial supplies contract […]

Flushing Out Restroom Solutions

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Flushing Out Restroom Solutions that Improve Facility and Operational Wellness A large industrial manufacturing company was looking for a way to improve the appearance and sanitation of both its plants and executive offices, all while controlling costs. Historically, the company had little consistency in restroom products and dispensing systems across their locations. With plans for […]

Cost Reduction through Innovation

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Network Brings Operational Benefit and Lower Cost A manufacturer shipping high value medical devices had been utilizing the same industrial packaging processes for years. Resistant to make a change, leaders needed a strong case to support disrupting their long-successful packaging process. The current solution utilized a variety of corrugate, glued foam inserts, and foam-in-bag protection. […]

Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders on a Budget

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Building Budget Smarts for an Independent School Founded in 1913, Hockaday School is an independent college preparatory day and boarding school for girls pre-k through 12th grade. The campus includes residence halls with lounges and full kitchens, visual and performing arts facilities, a swimming pool and athletic complex, a library, a cafeteria, and a wellness […]

Reduce Costs, Improve Sustainability

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Network helps City effort and saves green More than 20 years ago, the Mayor of the City Council for the City of Tucson, AZ, established a commitment to sustainability. Since that time, the City has adopted a policy and four resolutions in support of the Administrative Directive on environmental responsibility. The City of Tucson was […]

Centralized Distribution Delivered for Leading Supermarket Chain

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Network delivers for a leading grocery customer A leading supermarket chain founded in Austin, Texas, wanted to reorganize their ordering and delivery operations, moving from a decentralized structure to a centralized global structure. This would help them reduce costs and improve their supply chain operations. With 487 locations across the US, Canada, and the UK, […]

Arizona Medical Center Receives Check Up

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Network delivers a Check Up The Diagnosis Through its membership in the group purchasing organization, HealthTrust, a prominent Arizona medical center has been a Network Distribution customer for almost a decade. The strong alliance between a national GPO and a flexible distribution partner like Network offers this large acute care facility a broad portfolio of […]

Improving Operations, Reducing Cost in Manufacturing

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Driving down costs A large industrial manufacturing company was seeking improvements in its picking, packing, and shipping processes, while also increasing customer satisfaction and reducing total overall spending across the company’s multiple distribution facilities. The company had previously standardized some of its packaging processes, however, each distribution center independently sourced its own corrugated cartons and […]