Cross-docking, the art of unloading freight from an inbound vehicle and immediately loading it into outbound vehicles, allows us to sort incoming freight to different destinations or combine products for one final destination. This practice gets your product to market faster and cuts costs by using less warehouse space and labor. Cross-docking is especially beneficial for businesses that need a heavy volume moved quickly and accurately.
Cross-docking increases speed to market and reduces brick-and-mortar costs. It makes the most sense when companies need to move a heavy volume with extreme provision and complete accuracy, within a tight time frame.
Cross-docking makes sense when: