Designed Conveyor Systems

From supply chain to production capabilities, On Time in Full will explore how the material handling industry has many career growth opportunities.

On Time In Full Season Three

Navigating Automation Trends in Material Handling

Navigating Automation Trends in Material Handling

In this episode of “On Time In Full,” host Gabrielle Bejarano and guest JJ Phelan, Principal Solutions Consultant at Designed Conveyor Systems, dive deep into the current and future impacts of automation on material handling. The conversation covers how DCS is leading the charge in integrating cutting-edge technologies to streamline operations and address the pressing […]

The DCS Approach to Building Repeat Customers

The DCS Approach to Building Repeat Customers

In an era where global supply chains are increasingly complex, the logistics industry is pivotal in driving the success of businesses across various sectors. With a projected market value of over $12 trillion by 2025, the stakes are high for companies to partner with logistics providers that go beyond conventional tactics. The question stands: How […]

On Time In Full Season Two

From Milestones to Memories: On Time In Full's Year in Review

From Milestones to Memories: On Time In Full’s Year in Review

As the world of logistics accelerates towards automation and tech-integration, Designed Conveyor Systems (DCS) has emerged as a beacon of innovation. This year, they’ve showcased an unwavering commitment to staying on the leading edge of warehouse execution systems. With the stakes set on operational efficiency and competitive advantage, DCS’s strategies have become a subject […]

Strategies for Successful Automation Implementation

Strategies for Successful Automation Implementation

Today, on “On Time In Full,” hosted by Gabrielle Bejarano, we delve into the realm of supply chain automation with our guest, Fred Rudolph, Senior Account Executive at Designed Conveyor Systems. This episode explores how automation can revolutionize supply chain operations, making them more cost-effective and responsive to market demands. Key Questions Explored: Creating a […]

Best Practices in Compliance Keep DCS Projects On-Time and On-Budget

Best Practices in Compliance Keep DCS’ Projects On-Time and On-Budget

In this episode of On Time In Full, Gabrielle Bejarano sits down with Michelle Blodgett, Compliance Manager at DCS, to discuss the significance of compliance in logistics projects. The conversation revolves around the challenges faced, compliance regulations adhered to, and best practices employed to ensure projects stay on track and within budget. Main Points of […]

Culture of Engagement

How We Have Built a Culture of Engagement

As companies navigate the complexities of the modern workplace, nurturing a culture of engagement has become crucial. A trend accelerated by the pandemic, this approach aims to foster an environment where employees feel heard, appreciated, and actively engaged. In the “Great Resignation” era, companies with an engaged workforce see increased retention and productivity. Transforming the […]

Setting Well-Defined Expectations for Software Delivery

Understanding and utilizing distribution fulfillment software is critical in a warehouse environment. Just as important; receiving quality software delivery for warehouse execution systems.   At this year’s ProMat 2023 conference, Designed Conveyor Systems unveiled its new proprietary warehouse execution systems (WES) called DATUM. This system’s design easily integrates with existing software systems to provide robust warehouse […]

Proving the Merits of Systems Design

All companies, or at least good ones, are looking to better their processes and methodologies—it’s how they grow. Systems design is one major way supply chains evolve and logistics systems become standardized and optimized via connecting the people, functions, and processes of organizations.   What does systems design look like from the perspective of an […]

How DCS is Introducing DATUM at ProMat 2023

Trade shows are a popular way for companies in certain industries that allow them to show off their products and services, and they are a powerful source of B2B revenue. In fact, they are the second largest source of B2B revenue in the U.S. The ProMat trade show is a one in the supply […]

How to Understand and Utilize Distribution Fulfillment Software

Unless you’re in tech, software isn’t always the easiest to understand, let alone know what to put in place. Choosing the right kind of software for your distribution and fulfillment needs can feel like a daunting task – especially since there are three different categories. How do you know what the right investment is?  […]

How the Role of the Product Designer Has Grown

As newer workers enter the workforce, more focus and value is put on company culture. A positive company culture directly relates to higher job satisfaction, which can have all sorts of positive effects. How has one man’s journey in the product design industry led him to truly value company culture? On the newest episode of […]

On Time In Full Season One

How the Project Manager Role has Changed

The modern project manager has changed in recent years as new variables have been introduced, and the world has been in flux. Like many roles, day-to-day schedules have become more hybrid and a project manager has to fill the gap because “You can’t rely on everyone hearing through the grapevine at the office anymore,” said […]

How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges

How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges

Modular is having a moment and the motivations are clear. Modular is easy to assemble, adaptable and avoids supply chain disruptions. Now, Designed Conveyer Systems offers a modular conveyor system option. Host Tyler Kern spoke with Designed Conveyor System’s Todd Jones, VP of Project Delivery, and Meg Culler Smith, CP of Engineering on the topic […]

Veterans Transitioning to Project Management and MHI Roles

Veterans retire with a variety of skills under their belt. These skills form a natural path from the military into the civilian workforce, particularly translating to project management. To talk about this overlap, DJ Hughes, a current armed forces reserve officer with twenty years of active-duty service under his belt, talks to host Tyler […]

Resolving Conflict On Site

Resolving Conflict On Site

Conflict will inevitably happen at a jobsite. However, it is not about avoiding conflict but figuring out how to handle the conflict. Brian Niccum is the director of site management at Designed Conveyor Systems (DCS). Niccum provides insight for conflicts that can arise on sites and how to deal with them properly and professionally […]

The Convergence of Value and Technology in Supply Chain Logistics

The Convergence of Value and Technology in Supply Chain Logistics

Technology is integral to staying relevant in modern supply chain logistics, especially in markets that are always on the move and projected to evolve. A Licensed engineer and Designed Conveyor Systems’ President, Matt Ferguson, has witnessed this critical phenomenon firsthand.  Throughout his career, he’s observed how – when properly implemented and progress is identified – […]

Maximizing the Tradeshow Experience for Both Exhibitors & Attendees

Maximizing the Trade Show Experience for Both Exhibitors & Attendees

Trade shows are back, and after virtual environments and solutions showed people the various ways they can engage with their industries, colleagues and communities, it’s as important as ever to ensure a premium experience for attendees. But what about the vendors exhibiting the show? Experience isn’t a one-way street for just “end users;” the […]

Finding Solutions to Equipment Supply Chain Issues

Finding Solutions Around the Equipment Supply Chain Issues

Tyler Kern was joined by John Knudsen, Project Director, Designed Conveyor Systems, to discuss equipment lead times. Global supply chains have struggled with many challenges throughout the pandemic including fluctuating  lead times throughout the industry. Knudsen shared various challenges that the industry faces highlighting sourcing material, extended lead times, labor, resources, and transportation to sites […]

The Keys for Maintaining System Uptime in Material Handling

The Keys for Maintaining System Uptime in Material Handling

In this episode of On Time In Full, Tyler Kern spoke with Matt Greene, Vice President of Life Cycle at Designed Conveyor Systems. Greene oversees the company’s 24/7 client support program; operations and maintenance training; spares and warranty customer service, and various lifecycle projects including expansions and retrofits. Greene discussed various best practices in maintaining […]

Supply Chain Strategy

Supply chains have been a key topic of conversation over the last few years. As huge disruptions occurred, it became a focus in the news and content all around the world. Companies will need new, adaptable strategies when determining future business processes. Discussing best practices for those, “On Time in Full” Host Tyler Kern […]

Opportunities in the Material Handling Industry

Tyler Kern welcomed Satyen Pathak, an Account Executive at Designed Conveyer Systems (DCS), and they discussed the opportunities that exist within the material handling industry. Pathak started as an installer of letter-sorting machines, eventually moving to technical support and research in customer service and ultimately rising to his current job at DCS. Pathak is thankful […]