Transportation Management | Dedicated Contract Carriage | Short Haul | Less-than-Truckload Distribution | Courier / Express Parcel | Shared & Dedicated Warehousing | Broking

Broking

We match the right load owner with the right transport supplier – coordinating and managing all activities for full truckloads, and also offering less-than-truckload line-haul and last-mile distribution.
  • Improving flexibility and reactivity
  • Increasing visibility and service levels
  • Reducing risk and costs
Solution
In transportation management, lower costs and productivity depend on high vehicle utilisation, while service levels depend on flexibility and agility in the fleet. Load owners need speed of reactivity, reliability and flexibility, and the lowest cost possible. Transport suppliers need appropriate, regular loads and loads for return legs. They also need to be able to charge market related rates, and be sure of collecting their money. Crossroads caters to the needs of both. We match the right load owner with the right transport supplier – coordinating and managing all activities for full truckloads, and also offering less-than-truckload line-haul and last-mile distribution.
  • Improving flexibility and reactivity
  • Increasing visibility and service levels
  • Reducing risk and costs
Capabilities
Our cost-effective range of broking solutions is supported by a wealth of expertise and resources:
  • Access to a large fleet of diverse trucks and trailers
  • An extensive national long-haul and short-haul network provides increased flexibility
  • Strong parent company ensures high ethics, and trustworthy cash flows
  • 24/7 capacity for short decision and fast reaction times
  • Cross-border expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Customised, bundled and integrated logistics functions can be added to increase efficiency and service
  • Short-term logistics contracts
Benefits
Benefits for load owners
Our solutions significantly improve your bottom line:
  • Increased flexibility for greater transportation capacity and reactivity
  • Better communication and visibility provide more control
  • Original PODs are collected efficiently
  • Vehicles compliant with various Safety, Health, Environment and Quality standards can be sourced
  • Lower fixed costs as the fleet becomes virtual
  • Improved cash flow as fixed costs become variable costs and fixed assets become cash
  • Improved BBBEE procurement scores with a Level 3 broker

Benefits for transport suppliers
Partnering with Crossroads positively impacts on your bottom line:
  • The marketing of your fleet is managed by a credible transportation manager
  • Payment is always made within 30 days, given Crossroads’ strong balance sheet
  • Consistent supply of loads for regular and often pre-planned, scheduled work
  • We attempt to source loads for empty legs
  • Loads are matched to your fleet and routes