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Raftery Resource Network - R2N

We are a diverse team of independent professionals from consumer goods production and distribution industries.

With over 30 years of consulting experience we can help in the following areas for Corporations and Associations:

  • Strategic Consulting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Returned Goods Cost Management
  • Retail Performance Analysis
  • Unsaleables Expert Witness
  • Unsaleables Management

Share Group Facilitation
Dan facilitates executive roundtable share groups that meet to discuss critical issues.
For housewares manufacturers – CORE (Chief Officers Reaching Excellence) is where company leaders meet quarterly, sponsored in part by the International Housewares Association. Register at:
For food and drug manufacturers – Unsaleables Managers Forum is where functional specialists meet semi-annually to share experiences in reducing costs in the reverse supply chain and improving communications with trading partners and corporate stake-holders. Membership is required. Inquire at:

For associations – Dan facilitates association leaders in the implementation of the roadmap to remarkability published by ASAE & The Center, titled 7 Measures of Success: What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don’t. Inquire at:

Contact us
today for more information on distribution industries, strategic consulting, supply chain management, reverse supply chain management, unsaleables expertise and more.

Dan Raftery is also a business writer and conference producer in the food, drug and housewares industries. Click on the logos below to view his most recent postings.
Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer – launched in August 2009 bys Warren Thayer and Paul Chappa. Dan writes editorials and category reviews and is an editorial advisor.
CHESS Conference
Dan produces and moderates the annual CHESS conference (Chief Housewares Executive Super Session) with the IHA. Register Today
The Hybrid Program Principles: A New Way to Manage Unsaleable for Manufacturers of Consumer Products
Published by Dan in October 2012, The Hybrid Program incorporates the best parts from traditional methods used for manufacturer unsaleables policies – JIR, ARP and swell allowances. Contact Dan for more information and to order your copy.

Raftery Resource Network, Inc.
800 North Main St.,
Antioch, IL 60002
ph: 847.838.1177
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