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We specialize in the health and beauty industry and offer scalable e-commerce solutions, retail consolidation services, and vendor compliance processes for mass retailers.

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10.06.20211 min read

Industrial Insights - Warehouse and Transportation Optimization Podcast

Featuring Phil Schmidbauer of ODW Logistics

Before you jump in and start your own business, do you conduct a network study first?

Justin sits down with Phil Schmidbauer of ODW Logistics to discuss the importance of warehouse and transportation optimization studies. Phil shares the importance of doing a network study or analysis to a business, especially if you’re in the production industry. Phil also shares how he handles consultation: It’s not about the network and charging sky-high fees, but it’s more of the quality and how his clients can benefit more and get their money’s worth.

Listen to the Podcast:
Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/industrial-insights/id1552731790
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0z4o0MwttGnRr2hQzGLw9z


Highlights

  • A little background: Who is Phil Schmidbauer and what’s his role in his company? - 0:20
  • What is ODW? - 2:10
  • Fundamentals of a network. - 4:03
  • Why is it important for a business to get a network study or analysis? - 6:28
  • Writing an article about network analysis. - 10:46
  • How does he decide on who he wants to work with? - 12:55
  • What he’s generally looking for from people? - 19:47
  • There is inefficiency in more complex networks: The more nodes you have, the more inefficient you are. - 24:23
  • Transportation costs will almost always cost higher than warehouse costs. Focus on how you can optimize your transportation costs first. - 30:30
Episode Resources
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ODW Logistics

Since 1971, we’ve been providing warehousing, distribution, and transportation solutions for hundreds of brands. We operate as an extension of your business to control costs throughout your supply chain that deliver you a competitive advantage over your competition.

RESOURCES

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How CFOs can keep shipping costs under control: Contracts, fees, timing

ODW Logistics | 04.25.2024
Retail Compliance for Food & Beverage Distribution

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