Value Add Services

All upstream logistics programs at origins must deliver the following objectives to the overseas customers:

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Cargo Services provides the following origin logistics services:

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1. DC Bypass

  • Simple consolidation for one destination Distribution Centre (DC)
  • Multiple DC cargo consolidation
  • Direct store consolidation
  • Multiple country consolidation
  • Garment-on-Hanger (GOH) consolidation

2. Kitting and Co-packing

  • Kitting and co-packing for special promotional programs, e.g., Back-to-school, Baby Gift Sets, Mother’s Day
  • Different products supplied by multiple suppliers
  • Sales-Pack Printing
  • Assembly of different products into Sales-Packs within tight lead-times, on a pre-determined production workflow
  • Sales-Packs to be consolidated in Store-ready display racks

3. ScanPack

  • 8 ScanPack centres in Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chittagong, Nhava Sheva
  • Conveyor-belt ScanPack production lines in all ScanPack centres to ensure productivity
  • Bulk orders from suppliers received into ScanPack Centres, in solid colour and solid size per SKU
  • Allocation orders for each store, by colour, size and quantity transmitted electronically to proprietary WMS of Cargo Services
  • ScanPack centres equipped with different types of scanners, including hand-held ones
  • Each PO/SKU picked by store, by colour, by size for packaging into export cartons
  • WMS issues SSCC labels after completion of Pack-to-Store
  • Multiple PO/SKU pick by store available
  • Export cartons consolidated for export containers
  • Advance Ship Notices (ASNs) for each container to be transmitted electronically to overseas Principals

4. PDQ ( Pick-and-Pack ) Programs

  • Applicable to big-scale seasonal promotional programs, e.g., Christmas and toys, BBQ sets, Halloween, garden furniture, etc.
  • Store-pick palletization or store-display palletization for cross-dock at Retailers’ DC or Direct Store Deliveries
  • Use of cardboard pallets or slipsheets available
  • Guaranteeing 100% accuracy for Store Allocations

5. Other Value-added Services

  • Re-packaging
  • Re-labelling, including bar-coding
  • Price-ticketing
  • Security tagging
  • Garment re-processing
  • Compliance check of goods
  • Re-invoicing
  • QA/QC centre

Operating warehouses, either owned or leased, in Hong Kong, China and Singapore, guarantees the best quality services to all customers, especially in the execution of the more sophisticated and complex Origin Logistics programs.

Fleets of container tractors, delivery trucks and vans, etc., are owned by the Company to ensure good transportation services to customers.
The total suite of Origin Logistics Services offered by Allport Cargo Services, with its strict key performance indicators of lead times at both ends, has proven to be the catalyst in significantly increasing the proportion of direct sourcing, which generally yields a much higher gross margin for retailer Principals all over the world.

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