Speed and productivity of a supply chain has become an important factor of growth for organizations.
Cross-docking is just one strategy that can be implemented to help achieve a competitive advantage. The ultimate goal is to keep products moving, reducing the number of touches throughout the process and avoiding long-term storage.
Implemented appropriately, cross-docking can provide significant improvements in efficiency, handling times and increase PROFITS!
Fulfill orders faster, Reduce chance of product damage, Reduce time associated with put away, picking, packing and shipping, leading to lower labour costs, Reduce long term storage locations, Reduce transportation costs by utilizing full truckloads (FTL).