Pool Distribution for Temperature-Controlled Freight: How Food Shippers Are Collaborating to Save Over National LTL Service
By: Weber Logistics April 18, 2014
Shippers of temperature-controlled freight, particularly those that ship smaller orders, continue to rely on national less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers for deliveries across the U.S. Instead, they should consider a pool distribution strategy that consolidates freight with like shippers and delivers it in truckload volumes directly to key markets – no stops – for final-mile service. This paper covers the benefits and keys to success in implementing such a strategy.