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Dan Raftery authored the following industry reports while at Raftery Resource Network, Prime Consulting Group and Willard Bishop Consulting.

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ASSOCIATION GUIDANCE


7 Measures of Success Implementation Guide & Assessment Tool

The practical companion to the best selling book:
"7 Measures of Success: What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don't.
"

2008, ASAE & The Center

INDUSTRY ISSUES


  State-of-the-Industry Report

2013, International Housewares Association
   


State-of-the-Industry Report

2012, International Housewares Association
 
State-of-the-Industry Report

2011, International Housewares Association


State-of-the-Industry Report

2010, International Housewares Association
  State-of-the-Industry Report

2009, International Housewares Association


State-of-the-Industry Report

2008, International Housewares Association
  Sustainability Options for Housewares Companies

2008, International Housewares Association


State-of-the-Industry Report

2007, International Housewares Association
  State-of-the-Industry Report

2006, International Housewares Association


State-of-the-Industry Report

2005, International Housewares Association
  Company Profile Report

2005, International Housewares Association



State-of-the-Industry Report

2004, International Housewares Association
  Company Profile Report

2004, International Housewares Association


State-of-the-Industry Report

2003, International Housewares Association
  Compensation Report

2003, International Housewares Association


Company Profile Report

2003, International Housewares Association
 
Reverse Auctions:
An Industry White Paper


2002, International Housewares Association

State-of-the-Industry Report
2002, International Housewares Association
  State-of-the-Industry Report
2002, International Housewares Association

The Economics of Compliance with Proposed OSHA Ergonomics Program Standards

1999, Food Distributors International Government Relations Department
     


SUPPLY CHAIN INITIATIVES



Implementing Reverse Supply Chain Improvements: Results from the 2011 Work Groups

Food Marketing Institute, Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Association of Chain Drug Stores, 2012

 
 


Reverse Supply Chain Improvement: A Joint Industry Project 2011

Food Marketing Institute, Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Association of Chain Drug Stores

 
Improving Supply Chain Practices for Open Dated Products

2007, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Food Marketing Institute


Expired Products Project

2003, GMA, FMI

 
Improving Efficiencies in Product Discontinuation

2001, GMA, FMI, FDI.

Case Pack Optimization Project

2000, FMI, GMA.

 

Invoice Accuracy Survey and Benchmark Results

2002, 2000, 1999, GMA.


Assessing Pallet Costs in Foodservice

1999, Efficient Foodservice Response.
 

Customer Pick-up in the Food Industry

1998, Food Distributors International.


A Guide to Planning Frequent Shopper Programs

1995, FMI.

 

Direct Store Delivery Handbook"

1993 FMI




SCAN-BASED TRADING

Scan Based Trading for Retailer-distributed Products: A Feasibility White Paper

2000, Prime Consulting Group, inc.
  Scan Based Trading: Using Scanner-driven Technologies to Change Direct Store Delivery Practices – A Pilot Study

1997, GMA.


CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

Building Customer Satisfaction and Sales

2000, National Association of Chain Drug Stores/American Greetings Research Council-2.
  In Stock Means in Business

1998, National Association of Convenience Stores, The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Bush, Inc.

Variety or Duplication: A Process to Know Where you Stand

1993, FMI.

  National Dairy Case Management Study

1990, Milk Industry Foundation,
et al.


UNSALEABLES - RETURNS COST MANAGEMENT

Reverse Supply Chain Improvement Progress

Survey Report
2013, DRS Product Returns
  Reverse Supply Chain Improvement Progress

Survey Report
2012, DRS Product Returns
         
Understanding the Drivers of Expired Pharmaceutical Returns

2009, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
  Returns Logistics Practices

2007, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
         


A Snapshot of Returned Goods and Manufacturer Policies

2007, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
 

Profile & Policy Summary

2007, Healthcare Distribution Management Association

         
Unsaleables Benchmark Report

2006 Grocery Manufacturers Association, Food Marketing Institute
 

Improving Unsaleables Management Business Practices - Joint Industry Recommendations

2006, GMA, FMI

         


Unsaleable Returned Goods in the Healthcare Supply Chain

2006, Healthcare Distribution Management Association

  The Root Causes of Unsaleables: A Joint Industry Study

1999, FMI and GMA.
         


Unsaleables in Foodservice: Industry Survey

1999, 1998, International Foodservice Distributors Association.
 

Unsaleables Products: Industry Survey and Benchmarks

1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, GMA.


 
Unsaleables Products: Industry Survey and Benchmarks

1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, GMA
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Returned Goods Distribution: Activity-based Costing Model for Wholesalers

1997, National Wholesale Druggists’ Association.
 

 
         
 

 

 
 
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