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D&K International

cally in the U.S., we have about 150 people. Our size allows us to streamline the
decision making process and quickly
react to our customers' needs, which is
certainly an advantage."
As a privately owned company, one of
D&K's objectives is to foster partnerships with all of its suppliers, both small
and large, Nitschneider notes. "Because
of the high volume of products, it's key
for us to truly be a partner with our suppliers - especially in an up-and-down
market," she says. "Suppliers also value our relationship as we continuously
grow together."
D&K works with numerous suppliers.
One of them, GlobalTranz, plays an important role for the company, Broz notes.
"GlobalTranz has the best-in-class
technology platform that really helps

move freight efficiently and cost effectively," he explains. "That is key in
our industry because we're supplying a
product that is the last component when
finishing a product. GlobalTranz really helps us tremendously in getting the
product to the customer in a timely and
safe manner. Dan Supis and his team do
a great job for us."
When it comes to maintaining the
supplier relationships, communication
is critical for their success, Nitschneider
adds. "We keep the line of communication open at all times," she explains.
"This allows us all to stay informed
about the market so we are constantly
able to provide solutions that exceed our
customers' needs."
D&K continues working in partnership with its customers, employees and

Midwest

suppliers to develop new products. "As
we look ahead, this will ensure our success as we move forward," Broz concludes. "We're keeping our employees
engaged and our customers satisfied by
providing unique solutions, and working with our suppliers to support those
solutions. There is no better formula
for success." mt
GlobalTranz is a technology-driven logistics company

specializing in multimodal shipping, project logistics and
managed transportation solutions. GlobalTranz leads the
market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes
freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its competitive
tier 1 carrier relationships and extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market
leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers.
Daniel Supis, a top agent of GlobalTranz and owner of
Global Freight Solutions, Inc., brings 30 years of transportation experience and understands the complexities of
manufacturing supply chain. Contact Daniel at dsupis@
globaltranz.com or 847-436-6364.

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