Executive Briefings

"Materials handling: Crossdocking evolves"

Crossdocking is not just about increasing speed to market anymore. In these tough times it's more about cutting costs, creating flexibility in your supply chain, and making the most out of every transportation mile. Today's crossdock is undergoing some twists and turns. Some traditional, "pure" crossdocking facilities are evolving by repositioning and becoming more flexible as they cope with changing global sourcing and destination points. And despite lower fuel costs, others are integrating with transportation strategies like consolidation and deconsolidation to maximize savings. Click here for more.

Crossdocking is not just about increasing speed to market anymore. In these tough times it's more about cutting costs, creating flexibility in your supply chain, and making the most out of every transportation mile. Today's crossdock is undergoing some twists and turns. Some traditional, "pure" crossdocking facilities are evolving by repositioning and becoming more flexible as they cope with changing global sourcing and destination points. And despite lower fuel costs, others are integrating with transportation strategies like consolidation and deconsolidation to maximize savings. Click here for more.