Cross Docking Services in Chicago
Dock to dock is a practice known as Cross Docking Services. This service is a logistics strategy where the carrier immediately unloads the cargo from an incoming shipment and directly loads it to an outbound carrier. This type of service allows supply chains to keep moving in a productive and effective way. Cross Docking Services allow for an increase in operational efficiency and in return helps add revenue to the bottom line.
At ITL, we offer a variety of services, including Cross Docking Services. With less material handling, companies can utilize this service in order to be more cost effective. Give us a call if you’re ready to discuss all that International Transload Logistics has to offer. We can be reached at 630-206-1532 or fill out the form on this page.
The Advantages of Cross Docking Services
Logistics is a competitive market but offering Cross Docking Services only improves your competitive advantage. Without Cross Docking Services, the supply chain will get held up in the warehousing phase of the logistics. If you want your consumers to wait less time for your products, choosing our Cross Docking Services will ensure less wait times. In less than 24 hours, your products can move from inbound transportation to outbound dock which is then delivered to the customer.
Some key advantages to Cross Docking Services include:
- No need for a warehouse
- Less Packaging and storing cost
- Reduced transportation and distribution cost
- Products reach customers faster
As with all companies, the key to success is happy customers and lower cost. When you hire ITL to handle your Cross Docking Services, you will achieve both.
Time Sensitive Inventory
Not all companies need to take advantage of Cross Docking Services. However, if you sell time-sensitive or perishable inventory, you may want to consider the advantages. Through bypassing the storage step and having the delivery go directly to the consumer, it helps offer a better product for the consumer. Don’t just trust us, call us. We can be reached at 630-206-1532 or fill out the form on this page.
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