Cross-docking is the process of taking incoming freight and loading it directly into outbound trucks with little to no storage in between. Cross docking is typically used to combine shipments coming in from different origins into trucks or containers with the same or similar destinations.
Cross docking maximizes our customers' supply chain efficiency by speeding the flow of goods to their respective markets. Developments in information systems and software solutions allow for real-time shipment status and up-to-the-minute shipping activity records as part of our cross-docking solutions.
By using cross-docking services, a company can reduce inventory storage costs, decrease risk to product by limiting handling, and increase speed to market.
When you’re looking for a cross dock warehouse near you, you should choose the services of a company that has many years of experience in supply chain and logistics, like World Distribution Services.
Some of our advantages include:
World Distribution Services' cross docking experts focus on the following aspects of our customer service:
With World Distribution Services cross docking solutions, our customers can enjoy clear benefits such as the following:
Our Newark-area facility is located in Linden, NJ, just a few miles from the the Ports of New York and New Jersey.
This distribution center offers ample space, flexibility, and convenient highway access for efficient cross-dock and transload services, as well as a full suite of customizable warehousing and distribution services.
One of the newest facilities in the tristate area, WDS Linden encompasses 480,000 sq. ft. and boasts 90 dock doors across opposing sides of the building, over 300 trailer spots, and high bay racking with 40 ft. clearance, satisfying the needs of the modern shipper.
Unlike some cross docking companies you might find, we have locations that offer our supply chain services across the country, providing maximum convenience and efficiency. These locations are within the following cities:
As professionals who specialize in cross docking logistics, we’ll work with you every step of the way to make sure your materials are being transported proficiently.
From holding ourselves accountable with shipping methods and times to keeping you updated about shipping statuses and activity, we believe that the cross docking process can be a collaborative one between us and each of our customers.
If you’d like to receive more information about our specific cross docking advantages, simply give us a call at 800-616-6840 or contact us via the form below. Our team will get in touch with you shortly!