Solution: Overnight, the food transfer's order status went from large to non-existent, as power outages and flooding rendered all foods unsellable. Dual problems arose: There were no products to restock the food provider's customers' shelves, and the shipments - large to begin with - were now building upon each other due to the weeklong port closure caused by Sandy.
Results: PJL received and distributed 30 containers - triple the original delivery's size. The project exemplifies how proper training and a mix of improvisation and experience were heavily relied upon to overcome an extreme, unforeseeable circumstance.
About the Solution Provider: Port Jersey Logistics' facilities and services meet logistics requirements for such products as grocery, specialty foods, alcoholic beverages, health/personal care, electronics, ingredients and raw materials. PJL also offers Value Added Services like freight consolidation, packaging, repacking, shrinkwrapping, labeling and ticketing, return services, point-of-purchase displays, container drayage, freight management and fulfillment.
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