Milk-Run and Cross-Dock
- Need to establish logistics network supporting Just-In-Time production parts procurement.
- Organize milk-run collection from parts vendors according to production plan and purchasing order.
- Just-In-Time deliveries into manufacturing plant.
- Exceptions management , such as delays and miss-shipments, and organizing special response.
- High frequency/small-lot deliveries to achieve reduced inventories.
- Better truck utilization.