CoLinx: Industrial eBusiness & Logistics

By: Colinx Canada, Ulc  09-12-2011
Keywords: Freight, Warehouse, Pool System

Contract management
Negotiator for all NA LTL, parcel and truckload freight movements for most Members including those that pass through CoLinx plus all other shipments to/from other locations

Dedicated fleet management
Establishment and maintenance of dedicated fleet movements for plant to warehouse and warehouse to warehouse freight movements for Members

Freight bill payment
350,000 bills per year payment rate for all US and Canadian bills for all Members including custom reporting

Freight bill audit
Matching of BOL and actual bill, including dispute resolution, and check generation as needed by Member, discovering 2-3% in overcharges annually

Pool system creation and operation
14 NA pool cities offering daily service to cities East of the Rocky Mountains, and 4 day per week service to cities West of the Rocky Mountains.

Expedited freight services
Special delivery contract pricing up to 40% off standard charges

Carrier service compliance audit
Auditing non-compliance by carriers who miss their 24 hour LTL delivery commitment

Fleet, Pool and LTL shipment consolidation
Complete integration of mixed brands on all replenishments to regional centers, shipments to pool cities, and shipments to Distributor DC’s. Consolidation of LTL from pool city to customer, if Members allow, by ship to location.

Bill of Lading generation
Generating BOL’s for Members and for CoLinx consolidated bills as the freight forwarder

Migration to lesser cost modes
Analysis of orders for migration from Air Freight to Parcel to LTL to Truckload on all orders submitted with best way routing

Internal carrier selection compliance
Reports provided on all carrier selections made outside contracts based on freight bill payment data

Cross-docking coordination
Cross docking freight from manufacturing plants through CoLinx facilities for faster delivery at a lower cost using the pool system

Data warehousing-freight bills
Freight payment historical data available to Members

Freight cost consulting
Providing freight cost analysis vs. published rates for use in individual company policy making

Order consolidation service
Bringing together products from disparate plants for consolidation into a single customer shipment

Truck and container co-loading for export
Consolidation of multi-brand, multi-order and multi-product shipments going to Canada, Mexico, and Europe

Pallet return program administration
Toll free number for customers to call for ordering a pick up of re-usable pallets

CoLinx Critical shipments program
Complete coordination of emergency shipments 7/24 which allows Members a markup on all emergency shipments

Keywords: Freight, Pool System, Warehouse

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