With more than 30,000 pallets passing through RLS Logistics' LTL cross dock on a monthly basis, and demand rising, RLS has increased the size of their cross dock from 45,000 square feet to 70,000 square feet at their Newfield, NJ location.
"Our temperature-controlled, BRC certified cross dock helps maintain our customers' products at the proper temperature throughout the cold chain. Once pallets arrive at our cross dock they are scanned, sorted and stored until they are loaded and shipped to their proper destination," said Greg Quast, Vice President of Operations, Freight Consolidation. Cross dock services reduce warehousing cost, shorten delivery lead times and increase efficiency.
RLS Logistics' Freight Consolidation division offers two services; the first specializes in frozen and refrigerated LTL shipments originating from the Northeast shipping to all 48 states on a set sailing schedule. The second is a cross docking program. "Between the implementation of ELDs and costly fines from receivers,