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WSF Logistics Bridging Today


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WSF Logistics Bridging Today

  1. 1. “Bridging Today’s Challenges to Tomorrow’s Efficiencies”<br />WSF Logistics<br />Mission Statement / Philosophy: <br />To provide sincere guidance, customer service, knowledge sharing and analytics; driving results to meet the requirements, expectations and goals by understanding the challenges of the customer, “The Customer Rules”. Establish an honest and trusting relationship focused on customer centric engineered solutions for the benefit of the customer; or just the satisfaction and comfort in knowing your supply chain is efficient, reliable, agile and fully optimized therefore limiting any opportunity to take expense out of the network.<br />Goals: <br />To be an effective communicator, building relationships by thriving on knowledge sharing to assist and support clients with their business logistical needs. Bridging the gaps found in outside consultation, to be an extension of you, working for you, to develop a supply chain built around your goals, not mine.<br />About WSF Logistics<br />W. Stephen Foster Jr. – Principal<br /><ul><li>Have a BSBA degree in Transportation / Logistics.
  2. 2. Attended Michigan State University’s condensed MBA Logistics in Supply Chain Executive seminar in 2004, a condensed week long continuing education program.
  3. 3. Over 25 years of experience in transportation, distribution, logistics, warehousing, private fleet management and Third Party Logistics.
  4. 4. Extensive experience managing all modes of transportation; small parcel, Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), Truckload (TL), domestic air cargo, intermodal rail solutions, dedicated contract services and yard management operations.
  5. 5. Work history includes the above experiences in the Iron & Steel Industry, convention & trade show logistics, mattress manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, flat-bed trucking sales and operations, fabric & crafts retail and building a North American Supply Chain network for an Intimate Apparel and Personal Care specialty retailer.
  6. 6. Public speaking engagements sharing my experience and knowledge at CSCMP (Council Supply Chain Management Professionals) annual conference, major law firm in Columbus Main Guest speaker at their annual transportation / logistics conference, BNSF Railroad Supply Chain Summit speaker on how intermodal can benefit shippers, panel speaker at the University of Tennessee Supply Chain summit and presenting at Columbus State University to a group of faculty and students focused on transportation / logistics.
  7. 7. Results orientated transportation / logistics leader with a career record of achievement and contribution to cost saving processes, distribution network optimization and efficiency.</li></ul>Service Guarantee<br /><ul><li>Exploratory meeting to understand client business challenges.
  8. 8. Review financial and expense related models / reports relating to transportation / logistics expenses to identify opportunities.
  9. 9. Determine after initial review of expenses and transportation network design if we can identify opportunities for improvement or cost savings.</li></ul>If “Yes”, there are opportunities to take cost out of the network<br /><ul><li>We agree to continue the analysis with recommendations and solutions worth $200 / hour for the knowledge and advice; to include any travel / hotel expenses and one dinner meal per day expense, if an overnight trip is required. Pre-approved by you before any expenses are incurred.
  10. 10. Provided the cost saving initiatives and solutions are implemented and realized; the savings are yours to benefit and reap to keep.
  11. 11. The support and guidance can be quick, efficient and to the point, or we can work through a continuous improvement pace established by you.</li></ul>If “No” opportunity is available to save expenses<br /><ul><li>We agree the analysis of the opportunity and comfort in knowing the network is good; would be worth $100 / hour, to include any travel / hotel expenses.
  12. 12. The Service Guarantee of having the comfort knowing transportation / logistics cost controls are efficient and the network is reliable.</li></ul>WSF Logistics Contact Information:<br />W. Stephen Foster, Jr <br />Telephone: 614-891-0640<br />Email Address:<br />