Cross Docking

Cross Docking from PO Management

By: PO Management  11/27/2015
Keywords: Warehousing, Distribution, Third Party Logistics

Cross docking is a practice in logistics of unloading materials from an incoming truck or shipping container and loading these materials in outbound trucks, trailers or shipping containers, usually the process is completed in a short period of time and sometimes instantly. As the cargo is off loaded form one truck, it loaded into a waiting truck or container. This also may be done to change type of conveyance, to sort material intended for different destinations, or to combine material from different origins. This process is also used to consolidate shipments from multiple vendors to a single customer. Typically cross docking is an outsourced activity where the expertise of a third party logistics company are used to deliver a solution for many wholesalers and retailers needs. Cross Docking Cross docking eliminates storage by seamlessly moving product through a warehouse or distribution facility to a truck waiting to deliver cargo to its final destination. Our facilities are designed for cross docking services with large staging areas and proper equipment to make the cross docking process a seamless one. By using our cross docking service, you are guaranteed timely and accurate delivery of your products while saving on the overall charges. International 3PL works with several customers by receiving their international shipping containers, staging the merchandise, crating it and shipping to the final consumer.

Keywords: Distribution, International Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Shipping And Receiving, Supply Chain Solutions, Third Party Logistics, Warehousing

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