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Retail Consolidation—Cut Costs While you Grow Relationships

For mid-sized packaged goods companies, RJW Retail Logistics offers industry-leading retail consolidation programs for shipping to large national and regional retailers.

What is Retail Consolidation?

In a consolidation program, shippers (our customers) leverage our economies of scale and specialized retail logistics expertise to substantially improve their ability to profitably fulfill retailer orders On-Time and In-Full. As RJW’s customers receive orders from a retailer, those orders are combined and consolidated by RJW with orders of other RJW customers into a single full truckload destined to the same retailer distribution center.

RJW’s years of retail logistics expertise have allowed it to develop a suite of unique services and IT systems specifically for its retail consolidation programs, including:

  • Industry-leading supply chain performance scores based on unique Multi-Day Review operational processes and related IT systems
  • Real-time reporting of inventory levels in RJW’s consolidation centers, offering customer access via proprietary systems with accuracy ensured by our unique inventory countback process
  • Consolidation leverages efficiencies of RJW’s unique one inventory location strategy
  • For certain retailers, we offer the industry’s only budget friendly single-case pricing methodology, providing one price per case for shipments to the retailer’s distribution network no matter their locations throughout the U.S.
  • In many cases, RJW can provide fixed pricing for an entire year
  • Signed and stamped proof-of-delivery (POD) documents, electronically imaged and available shortly after delivery to the retailer distribution center, dramatically reducing retailer shortage claims
  • Proprietary Retail Analytics Solutions (RAS) technology to track purchase orders, deliveries and other supply chain information
  • Dedicated RJW Resolution Team helping customers resolve claims from retailers for various supply chain charges
  • Reconfiguration and repacking of your products, if needed, to meet unique retailer packaging requirements
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) display and other merchandiser assembly distribution services
  • Unique reporting, analytics and information services specifically designed to assist suppliers to retailers with insights into their supply chain
  • Other value-added services, including labeling and relabeling, barcoding, ink jetting, kitting, product assembly and much more

Asset-Owned For Better Results

RJW guarantees high levels of performance and accountability through direct ownership of a large trucking fleet that ensures availability of timely trucking capacity and through direct operation of its warehouse consolidation centers.

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Retailers in our Consolidation Programs

RJW has established retail consolidation pools with:

  • Albertsons
  • Amazon
  • C&S
  • CVS
  • Delhaize
  • HEB
  • Kroger
  • Meijer
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club
  • SuperValu
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart Inc.

RJW has developed internal consolidation programs and/or volume pricing discounts for:

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Costco
  • Dollar General
  • Dollar Tree
  • Rite Aid
  • Target

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