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Velocities MVC

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Lower Your Cost Per Case

Velocities MVC

Higher OTIF with Velocities MVC

Velocities MVC is the nation’s largest consolidation program, designed to reduce costly LTL shipments. Velocities MVC is a win/win program: food manufacturers are able to share truckload savings when shipping smaller, higher frequency orders; retailers receive scheduled, consolidated truckload deliveries consistent with their continuous fulfillment strategies. Velocities MVC enables food manufacturers to realize substantial savings in fuel, labor, equipment, and overhead, and reduce their carbon footprint. Velocities™ MVC is the core service of the Hanson Chicago Consolidation Center, our 16,500,000 cu. ft. temperature-controlled facility is located just east of Chicago at the crossroads of I-80/94 and I-65.

Hanson builds your refrigerated or frozen orders from inbound and forward inventory at the Hanson Chicago Consolidation Center, then combines your shipments with other vendors to create efficient truckloads for scheduled delivery to the same retailer, on a published schdule.

Get out from under the costs for last minute LTL, missed appointments, charge backs, poor OTIF scores. Join Vendor Pool 51, one of the most successful consolidation programs in the country.

Higher OTIF with Velocities MVC

Velocities MVC is the nation’s largest consolidation program, designed to reduce costly LTL shipments. Velocities MVC is a win/win program: food manufacturers are able to share truckload savings when shipping smaller, higher frequency orders; retailers receive scheduled, consolidated truckload deliveries consistent with their continuous fulfillment strategies. Velocities MVC enables food manufacturers to realize substantial savings in fuel, labor, equipment, and overhead, and reduce their carbon footprint. Velocities™ MVC is the core service of the Hanson Chicago Consolidation Center, our 16,500,000 cu. ft. temperature-controlled facility is located just east of Chicago at the crossroads of I-80/94 and I-65.

Hanson builds your refrigerated or frozen orders from inbound and forward inventory at the Hanson Chicago Consolidation Center, then combines your shipments with other vendors to create efficient truckloads for scheduled delivery to the same retailer, on a published schdule.

Benefits of Velocities™ Multi-Vendor Load Consolidation

Mid-tier frozen food manufacturers face an uphill challenge in delivering smaller, more frequent orders to retail and food service DC’s throughout the US. The key is collaborating through a successful consolidation program, such as the Hanson Logistics Velocities™ MVC. Velocities™ Multi-Vendor Consolidation program is a load consolidation program designed specifically for mid-market food manufacturers. Through the program, food manufacturers can leverage the economies and other benefits of load consolidation while improving their ability to profitably fulfill smaller, higher frequency orders. Manufacturers’ relationships with retailers are also improved, since retailers will receive scheduled, consolidated deliveries in line with their continuous fulfillment strategies.

Reduce Your Shipping Costs—Up To 33%

Load consolidation can reduce reduce overall shipping costs while increasing service levels.

Scheduled Deliveries For Greater Efficiency

Being more efficient in shipping translates to better optimization of the overall supply chain. Having the critical mass of collaborative food processors is the foundation of a success consolidation program; one that can offer scheduled national deliveries.

Higher OTIF, Better Retail Relationships

Velocoties improves your customer relation by helping ensure that buyers’ OTIF service requirements and preferences are met. Velocities helps you abide by retailers’ receiving preferences, accurately fulfill orders and execute their continuous fulfillment strategies.

Better Data, More Accurate Cost Information

Manufacturers that oversee their logistics in-house often lack the technology necessary to properly manage complex, high velocity distribution systems. Working with Hanson can help improve the flow of data manufacturers have at their access. Use this enhanced data to make more informed decisions regarding your shipping and logistics.

Reduced Shipment Errors

Hanson employs am automated and highly accurate order picking processes. Hanson customers can leverage our proven way of working to reduce your risk of service errors.

Planned Lead And Transit Time

Hanson Velocities has consistent order in, stage and transit times, which improves the level of service manufacturers can provide to their buyers. This assures your deliveries will not fluctuate because of volumes or seasonal demands.

More Sustainable Supply Chain

Fewer LTL shipments means fewer food miles and a more sustainable supply chain. Knowing your supply chain decisions have a positive impact on carbon footprint is an added benefit.

Less In-House Expertise Required

Hanson offers expertise in all areas of logistics: experienced staff and technology to help you scale warehousing and transportation based on needs, something that is much more challenging with in-house logistics.

Greater, More Consistent Margins

Finally, load consolidation allows mid-market food manufacturers to avoid giving their margins up to transportation. Load consolidation creates economies of scale in fuel, labor, equipment and overhead. Savings generated by Velocities is transferred to your bottom line while better service assures long-term success in the competitive food market.

For additional information on Velocities™ MVC please contact Hanson Logistics at 888.772.1197 or e-mail Blake Larkin at blarkin@hansonlogistics.com.

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