Uncovering hidden costs in your supply chain: Improve your bottom line
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are tasked with the constant struggle of reducing supply chain costs without impacting patient care. Most are not thinking about the amount spent on direct shipments to their facility from vendors.
Freight fees have become a profit center for many medical product suppliers. Direct shipments, especially overnight deliveries, often come at a hefty freight expense that’s typically higher than the market average. Over the last few years, more than 2,000 ASCs have begun working with a freight management provider to save an average of 30-50% per shipment.*
- Understand the ins/outs of freight management
- Identify key considerations when choosing a freight management provider
- Recognize the simplicity of implementing a savings program without altering patient care protocols