Roadblocks: Passing the Final Mile Test

At 24/7 Express Logistics we’ve helped thousands of customers navigate through critical transportation and logistics challenges. In our “Roadblocks” series, we’re featuring real issues from real clients, and the custom solutions 24/7 Express Logistics helped put in place to keep their business moving forward. This month, we’re talking about the ever-important final mile.

The Final Mile Roadblock:

Consumer retail clothing company, Cato, was experiencing difficulty with final mile delivery to multiple retail stores across the St. Louis metropolitan area. The stores were not being serviced in a timely manner, causing a ripple effect with sales and customer satisfaction. 

The 24/7 Express Logistics Solution:

After learning more about the challenges Cato was facing in the St. Louis market, 24/7 Express Logistics devised a custom distribution strategy leveraging their strategic St. Louis hub. By putting 24/7 Express Logistics’ resources and experience into play, Cato was able to effectively serve all retail locations in a timely manner.

How it’s Going:

The 24/7 Express Logistics team established a strong rapport with the Cato transportation team. As a result of the custom 24/7 solution, Cato achieved a reduction in claims, as well as a reduction in labor costs, while improving on-time delivery and accuracy. The Director of Transportation for Cato had this to say, “If you want a company that knows how to handle freight, is courteous with their customers and cares about partnerships, 24/7 Express Logistics is a sure bet.” 

To learn more about 24/7 Express Logistics’ final mile solutions, email or call 866.866.2477.

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