Executive Briefings

Doll Importer Needed Reliable Drayage Capacity for Highly Seasonal Business

Challenge: A manufacturer/importer of brand-name dolls and other entertainment products needed help managing its highly seasonal business. Specifically, in the intense shipping period prior to the holidays, the company needed the drayage capacity to pick up a large and steady influx of containers at LA and Long Beach ports and transport them to the company's Inland Empire warehouse.

Solution: With just 24 hours notice, Weber adjusts needed power during peak season surges to address 100% of this importer's drayage transportation requirements. Also, our pre-pull service avoids a prior problem the company experienced with on-dock demurrage charges. The importer uses Weber as its single point of contact and accountability for product moves, year round, from the port dock to the warehouse.

Results: Weber has helped this importer access the needed dray truck capacity for planned and unexpected container volumes and, the same time, to significantly reduce its total drayage expense.

About the Solution Provider: Weber Logistics provides flexible logistics solutions in California and the Western U.S., including port services, warehousing and transportation. Weber operates 18 distribution centers, most food-grade, in California, Arizona and Utah. Its fleet of trucks - dry and refrigerated - offer direct, next-day service throughout the region.

Web: www.weberlogistics.com

Email: sales@weberlogistics.com

Phone: 855-GO-WEBER

Solution: With just 24 hours notice, Weber adjusts needed power during peak season surges to address 100% of this importer's drayage transportation requirements. Also, our pre-pull service avoids a prior problem the company experienced with on-dock demurrage charges. The importer uses Weber as its single point of contact and accountability for product moves, year round, from the port dock to the warehouse.

Results: Weber has helped this importer access the needed dray truck capacity for planned and unexpected container volumes and, the same time, to significantly reduce its total drayage expense.

About the Solution Provider: Weber Logistics provides flexible logistics solutions in California and the Western U.S., including port services, warehousing and transportation. Weber operates 18 distribution centers, most food-grade, in California, Arizona and Utah. Its fleet of trucks - dry and refrigerated - offer direct, next-day service throughout the region.

Web: www.weberlogistics.com

Email: sales@weberlogistics.com

Phone: 855-GO-WEBER