Cross-docking is the art of unloading freight from an inbound vehicle and immediately loading it into outbound vehicles. Our teams have been running successful cross-docks for more than 30 years to help increase speed to market, reduce cost, and improve service.
Cross-docking is a practice in logistics of unloading materials from an oncoming semi-trailer truck or railroad car and loading these materials directly into outbound trucks, trailers, or rail cars, with little or no storage in between.
What is container transloading? Transloading is the process of transferring a shipment from one mode of transportation to another. It is most commonly employed when one mode cannot be used for the entire trip, such as when goods must be shipped internationally from one inland point to another.