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Transportation Management

This truly unique capability involves the custom-design of both fixed and flexible transport solutions – as well as blends of the two – with less-than-truckload line-haul and last-mile distribution.
  • Improving flexibility and reactivity
  • Increasing service levels
  • Reducing risk and costs

Solution
In an environment where lower costs and productivity depend on higher vehicle utilisation, service levels depend on flexibility in the fleet. In a fast-changing world, the answer is seldom a pure fixed or pure variable fleet solution. Transportation partners who can custom-design both solutions, as well as blends of the two, can help deliver competitive advantage. But when your partner also offers less-than-truckload line-haul and last-mile distribution for even better reactivity to demand, you’re onto a winning formula.
  • Improving flexibility and reactivity
  • Increasing service levels
  • Reducing risk and costs
Capabilities
Our cost-effective range of transportation solutions is supported by a wealth of expertise and resources:
  • Dedicated fleets can be supplemented with ad-hoc vehicles or combined solutions
  • An extensive national long-haul and short-haul network
  • Customised, bundled and integrated logistics functions can be added to increase efficiency and service
  • Specialist transportation technology for optimum route planning and scheduling
  • Track and trace on all deliveries
  • 24/7 capacity for short decision and fast reaction times
  • Cross-border expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Flexible contract models
  • High levels of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ)
  • Backed by a large and secure holding company
Benefits
The advantages of partnering with Crossroads will positively impact on your bottom line:
  • Increased flexibility for greater transportation capacity and reactivity
  • Improved service levels and reliability enhance relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Better communication and visibility provide more fleet control
  • Original PODs are made available efficiently
  • Minimum risk of loss, damage or incorrect deliveries
  • Lower fixed costs due to more effective and flexible transportation solutions
  • Improved cash flow: fixed costs become variable costs, fixed assets become cash
  • Improved BBBEE procurement scores with a Level 3 Contributor
  • Continuous improvement is built into the transportation function