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  • The $44 million development, designed with a state-of-the-art "cross-dock" loading system and 11 acres of trailer parking, is the first new warehouse project for First Industrial Realty Trust Inc., a Chicago-based real-estate investment trust, in over three years.

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  • This step could reduce throughput time by another third, eliminate more wasteful steps, and reduce the number of warehouse and cross-dock facilities as well.

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  • The LEED Gold- certified cross-dock distribution facility occupies 124 acres in the Rockefeller Group- MeadWestvaco Foreign Trade Zone.

  • The site is currently being entitled to develop a 650,000 square foot, class-A, cross-dock distribution facility, with LEED certification.

  • But by the end of 1999, with the high-tech industry booming, the shipper was receiving customer service complaints about delivery and realized quickly that its newly increased volumes were simply overwhelming the cross-dock operations the 3PL had set up in Canada.

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  • The intermodal terminal includes over 10,000 feet of track and a new container maintenance and cleaning facility, with over 1 million square feet of warehousing in close proximity to provide shippers and manufacturers with distribution, cross-dock and storage capacity in and out of the Washington State.

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  • Turn cross-dock orders around efficiently or manage put-away inventory with Total

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  • The lane-specific bid data can also be shared with cross-dock managers in Ace's supply chain to get their input on how certain carriers are rated in specific lanes or geographies.

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  • As drivers return to Con-way's 290 freight service centers across the U.S., the new dock automation application is utilized to streamline cross-dock handling; resulting in higher capacity and higher quality loads.

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  • "Essentially the 3PLs plan milk runs out to suppliers, pick up parts that are going to be used for assembly, then bring them into locations close to the manufacturing plants, cross-dock them and bring them into the plants," Armstrong explains.

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