Today’s freight market provides a pivotal opportunity for managed transportation solutions to break through the traditional less than truckload and truckload routing of food products due to the cost of LTL shipping. RLS Logistics’ Accelefrate® Managed Transportation Solution (MTS) is a comprehensive yet straightforward logistics management service that helps manufacturers save time and money on their transportation services for frozen and refrigerated foods.
How to Separate from the Norm with Full, Multi-Stop, LTL Shipping
The Accelefrate® MTS program tackles the typical challenges manufacturers encounter with their existing supply chain partners. It aims to assist frozen and refrigerated food businesses to streamline transportation coordination to various destinations nationwide, including food service companies and retail chains, ultimately saving them time and money. This solution gives customers direct access to RLS’ cold chain experts and cutting-edge technology while reducing overhead expenses associated with maintaining an in-house logistics department.
To get started, our team of cold chain storage and transportation experts first evaluates the manufacturer’s current supply chain. Then the team advises on strategies to ensure that their products are moved in the most cost effective way possible without sacrificing service and communication standards. With their expertise, network, and technology, the manufacturer can optimize inbound and outbound orders with full, multi-stop, and LTL shipping. During this evaluation process, RLS leaves no stone unturned to showcase how the manufacturer can receive the most optimal savings on transportation needs.
Avoid the Supply Chain Pain with RLS Cold Chain Storage and Transportation Experts
RLS understands the typical supply chain pain points of chargebacks and penalties affecting transportation budgets and spending too much time and money managing transportation activities. This also comes from the lack of accountability in dealing with multiple logistics providers.
With the Accelefrate® MTS program, shippers can have ease of mind with reduced costs and improved service levels from having the RLS cold chain experts as your logistics team. This lets you focus on your core business and lean on RLS to handle your daily logistics operations. RLS becomes an extension of your team with this solution that you can trust.
Case Study Example: New York Frozen Prepared Food Customer Benefits From RLS’ Freight Brokerage Network
A long-time frozen prepared foods customer from the New York Metropolitan area provides a great example of benefiting from Accelefrate® MTS. After thoroughly assessing the customer’s supply chain, RLS identified vital details that would immediately impact savings. This included creating capacity by converting inbound raw materials to customer pickup instead of delivery and offering backhaul opportunities to carriers within RLS’ freight brokerage network delivering to specific states.
RLS doubled the initially forecasted cost savings while maintaining the customer’s high service standards, such as on-time delivery. Furthermore, RLS was also able to improve accountability by integrating the customer’s logistics into a holistic solution with one 3PL partner to communicate with and rely on. As a result, the customer could move their frozen pasta products to the nation’s top retailers, food consignees, and warehouses on a more consistent and timelier schedule.
Free up your day-to-day logistics management by consolidating your transportation management with our trusted team of cold chain storage and transportation experts! Contact us today for a no-obligation evaluation of your supply chain.