Shipment consolidation is the process of combining multiple, smaller shipments into a larger, more economical shipment. This process is commonly used in logistics and supply chain management to optimize transportation costs and reduce the overall carbon footprint of transportation.
Overall, shipment consolidation can provide significant benefits to companies looking to optimize their supply chain and transportation operations.
De-consolidation is the process of breaking down a consolidated shipment into smaller individual shipments for delivery to their respective destinations. De-consolidation is typically necessary when the consolidated shipment arrives at a distribution center or warehouse, and there is an individual need for items to be separated and sorted for final delivery to their intended recipients.