White Papers Ultimate Cross-Docking Guide


Lean Six Sigma Helps Deliver Fulfillment Value | Saddle Creek

In today’s marketplace, speed and agility are the name of the game. Now, more than ever, manufacturers, retailers and ecommerce companies must move products through the supply chain quickly, efficiently and cost effectively in order to remain competitive.

In examining their supply chains, more and more companies are identifying opportunities to incorporate cross-docking – the process of receiving product and shipping it out without putting it into storage. While not a new practice, cross-docking has seen a resurgence of interest in recent years.

This report offers answers to these questions and more:

  • What is attracting companies to the practice?
  • How is it being implemented?
  • How are practitioners leveraging outsourcing?

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