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Companies of all sizes seek TOC Logistics International, LLC for our expertise in the area of global supply chain management. Our personal and hands-on approach makes us your premier choice for solving challenges and producing results.  Click on the logistic categories below to see how TOC Logistics International, LLC can begin improving your global supply chain today.

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International Logistics

INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS
We have international logistics roots. As an organization, our scope and footprint worldwide with operation centers and strategic alliances that span the globe. Whether your challenges consist of managing a disparate global supplier base or simply negotiating the best ocean rates, TOC Logistics International, LLC delivers clarity and simplicity across all aspects of global supply chain management.  And as a non-asset based partner, we offer considerable flexibility when matching solutions to our clients’ specific business needs. We maintain global certifications to ensure quality, process and results including:

  • ISO 9001:2008
  • C-TPAT
  • NVOCC (Non-vessel Operating Common Carrier)
  • IATA (International Air Transport Association Agent)

GLOBAL FREIGHT FORWARDING
TOC Logistics International, LLC develops solutions that impact your supply chain. Our experienced staff and streamlined processes address the complex needs of international trade head-on, through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include:

  • Air and ocean freight forwarding
  • Documentation services
  • Customs clearance
  • Cargo insurance
  • Distribution and other value-added logistics services
  • Reporting, tracking and KPI management

Above all, TOC Logistics International, LLC differentiates itself in the market through agility. We believe the more nimble we are, the easier it becomes for our clients to wade through the economic, time and regulatory pressures that exist in international trade. Our team of dedicated account managers extend themselves into our client’s supply chains by providing oversight on costs, transit times and visibility, ultimately reducing risk and meeting goals. Our involvement in the international supply chain makes it easier to manage and allows our clients the ability to anticipate and respond to ever-changing market expectations.
To learn more about our global value chain solutions, please click here to contact us.

GLOBAL CONSOLIDATIONS
Could you benefit from our global supplier consolidation programs? Consider the questions below:

  • Can your import or export containers be better utilized?
  • Do you have a diverse supplier base that has geographic synergies, but acts autonomously?
  • Do you struggle with overseas vendor compliance on release
    schedules, lot sizes, shipping dates, packaging inefficiencies,
    paperwork or customs issues?
  • Did you ship or receive less than container load (LCL) shipments?
  • Do your suppliers’ lot sizes or packaging designs force overflow shipments and underutilized containers?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may have immediate and ongoing opportunities to reduce costs, improve transit times and gain efficiencies within your supply chain. TOC Logistics helps organizations with similar challenges and concerns better utilize containers, manage capacity and ultimately reach optimization within their international supply chains.

We would like the opportunity to learn more about your current and desired status based on the initiatives you are driving within the supply chain. To learn more about our global consolidation services or to have our Solution Development team conduct a no cost, risk-free analysis, please click here to contact us. Continue below for a quick cross section of the benefits you’ll enjoy when you choose TOC Logistics International, LLC:

Key Deliverables & Benefits

  • Reduce ocean shipping costs by 10-30%
  • Reduce ocean transit times by 10-30%
  • Ongoing optimization that delivers year-over-year savings
  • Build synergies around overseas suppliers and freight
  • Pay for only the space your freight utilizes with our part load pricing model
  • Receive maximum utilization of FCL/direct containers either on your contracts or ours
  • Enjoy consolidation/part load pricing of overflow shipments
  • Eliminate LCL shipments via the consolidation

Operations Expertise

  • Global operation enters and strategic partnerships
  • Management of more than 1000 suppliers across the globe
  • Door to door tactical shipment execution
  • International documentation and customs brokerage
  • Detailed shipment load planning through proprietary software and resource expertise
  • Industry leading technology documenting, tracking and trending shipment data

Account Management and Solution Development

  • Dedicated, single point of contact from door to door
  • Visibility through weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Plant and corporate level reporting
  • Ongoing, evidenced based data review
  • Shipment, packaging, supplier and volume analysis and
    optimization recommendations

Time Critical Logistics

TIME CRITICAL LOGISTICS
Identify, Track, Optimize, Minimize, Eliminate

No matter how you try to avoid time critical or unplanned shipments, they’ll inevitably pop up from time to time. That’s why it’s important to know you’re working with someone you trust to get the job done fast and well. Expedited shipments are typically approved in a rush to meet manufacturing schedules or customer deadlines, companies don’t often have the time to observe how they can track and optimize their supply chain minimizing the occurrences. That’s where we come in.

By looking at the “big picture” and analyzing your shipping data, TOC Logistics International, LLC can help you identify the characteristics of the shipments, track the reasons why expedited shipments took place and discover operational inefficiencies or trends that might be at the root. Sometimes, an unbiased perspective or holistic outside view can reveal deficiencies in your supply chain that, if not resolved, will continue to cause the same chain reaction. Recruiting a vested partner like TOC Logistics International, LLC can help you minimize or eliminate expedited shipping occurrences and the associated costs, gain operational efficiencies for sustainable results and ultimately reach optimization within this segment of your supply chain. To begin a conversation about reducing your expedited transportation spend, please contact us here.

Here’s how we can put our expertise to work for you:

  • North American time critical air and ground shipping
  • Dedicated truck and charter aircraft capabilities
  • International premium airfreight services
  • Shipment recovery services at Container Freight Station, port, supplier or in-transit
  • Visibility through monthly KPI reporting including reason coding
  • Ongoing data review to provide trends, savings opportunities and cost avoidance

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MEXICO
As a Hispanic-owned minority business enterprise, TOC Logistics International, LLC is your one-stop, single source logistics for Mexican operations and supplier base. Whether you’re looking for importing, exporting or intra-Mexico transportation, our leadership team and partners have unprecedented experience and knowledge of Mexican logistics, cross-border transportation, port operations and air freight shipments.

We have the unique advantage of direct experience operating on the ground in the Mexican marketplace. Because our cultural connection and understanding, we can easily forge partnerships, create country-specific processes and adapt technology and visibility tools to provide peace of mind in Mexican supply chain operations.

MexAIR Direct
Import and export air freight services

Mexican Port Operations
Import and export ocean services for Altamira, Vera Cruz, Manzanillo, Lázaro and Cárdenas

Intra-Mexico Transportation
Door to door services
Intra-Mexico time critical logistics

Global Consolidation Services
35+ centers throughout North America

HAZ-MAT Consolidations
Safe and affordable HAZ-MAT transportation

Expert Border Crossings
Intra-America closed container crossings

supplychain management

SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
Whether your organization is seeking a fully vested supply chain partner, an extension of your supply chain team or simply a trusted advisor to offer solutions to a unique problem, TOC Logistics International, LLC is your source for expertise, resources, processes and technology that creates intuitive and effective solutions.

At TOC Logistics International, LLC, we provide a full suite of supply chain management solutions designed to highlight our flexibility as an organization, while helping you gain operational efficiency, reach optimization and drive down costs. These logistics capabilities include:

  • Logistics management
  • Supply chain analysis
  • Technology – TMS, optimization, visibility
  • Carrier procurement and contracting
  • Routing guide development
  • Carrier score-carding
  • Route and mode optimization
  • Supplier management and compliance
  • Tactical shipment execution
  • On-site or remote management
  • Reporting

To learn more about the vast capabilities within TOC Logistics International, LLC’s supply chain management portfolio, please contact us here.

Warehouse

WAREHOUSING
TOC Logistics International, LLC provides total solutions for warehousing, fulfillment and distribution. This partnership provides a single source supply chain solution that covers the entire value chain of your product from concept to consumption. Whether a client’s needs encompass off-site, on-site or alternate site solutions, we can accommodate very specific needs and requirements. Our goal is to reduce warehousing and shipping overhead by providing competitively-priced space, well-trained staff, computer-driven inventory control systems and distribution solutions, customized to your needs.

We offer several flexible warehouse storage options in secure facilities equipped with racked or bulk storage. These storage solutions allow many of our clients to virtually convert fixed costs into variable ones. Plus, our state-of-the-art inventory management system cuts cost even more by effectively reducing errors.

In the event your need for space increases or decreases, our warehousing solutions can bend to accommodate the changes. Our warehouses feature:

  • Rack storage
  • Bulk storage
  • Shelf storage
  • Oversized pallets
  • Case storage
  • FIFO/LIFO

Contact us to see how outsourcing your warehouse operations could turn your distribution challenges into advantages.

DISTRIBUTION
Through years of experience and a well-established network of partners, TOC Logistics International, LLC can help manage your supply chain and distribution so you can focus on growing your business. Our distribution services help you get the job done. They include:

  • E-commerce
  • Online order fulfillment
  • Inventory management
  • LTL/FTL P&D
  • Just in time distribution
  • Reverse logistics
  • North American distribution
  • International export distribution

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
At TOC Logistics International, LLC, management of products for remote clients across North America is no problem. Our industry-leading systems bridge the distance for our clients and allow them total visibility to their products. Through our partnerships, we can store a wide range of commodities that require specific tracking and specialized distribution services. Our manufacturing clients have come to rely on our accuracy and Just-In-Time services to eliminate interruptions in their manufacturing lines.

These services include:

  • Lot number and expedited tracking
  • First In First Out/ Last In Last Out
  • Batch and serial tracking

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FOREIGN TRADE ZONE
We are proud to be the only Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Operator for FTZ No. 275 located at Port Lansing Global Logistics Center. FTZs help companies that import and/or export gain efficiencies and reduce overall expenses. The level of benefit from using an FTZ varies based on each company’s business model and global supply chain, however the major benefits of FTZs include:

  • Cash flow improvement with elimination, reduction or deferral of duties
  • Reduced customs entry fees
  • Savings on scrap, waste and yield loss
  • Direct delivery of imports
  • Duty free exemption on re-exports
  • Duty elimination/reduction through inverted tariff

We would be happy to provide a free assessment to determine if your company can benefit from utilizing the Foreign Trade Zone in Lansing. With up to 48,000 square feet of available space, it’s located across from the airfield at Capitol Regional International Airport and is 150 yards from UPS’ main Michigan air hub.

2350 Port Lansing Road, Suite 1
Lansing, Michigan 48906
517.455.7308
bcase@toclogistics.com

TOC Europe is a partnership with Ebrex, a European-based logistics company. Throughout their history, Ebrex has focused on alleviating customers’ transport concerns by providing tailor-made solutions and logistics services. This lasting, consistent service, and commitment to customers around the globe, made Ebrex the perfect partner to create a TOC logistics network throughout continental Europe.

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ABOUT EBREX

By developing and maintaining close cooperation EBREX_logowith the employees of their customers, Ebrex provides flexibility and tailor-made solutions geared to the specific needs of each individual customer. Healthy, continuous interaction ensures that each service truly matches individual requirements and develops into a business partnership based on trust, reliability, and mutual profitability.

Similar to TOC, Ebrex believes that their customers are more than just a number. Customers are constant partners in the success of logistical solutions. Ebrex engages customers in conversations about their solutions with language that is understandable, informative and effective – jargon free! 

SERVICES
Ebrex has a network of more than 60 regional handling hubs throughout Europe, all manned by committed employees eager to provide the most flexible service available.

Along with extending TOC’s European network, Ebrex works with TOC customers to provide services including:
International Road Freight
Storage and Distributions
Vendor Chasing
Customs Services
Value Added Logistics

EXPANSION BENEFITS
Every decision we make here at TOC benefits our clients. Our expansion into the European market is no exception. In the past year we have seen an increase in demand from our clients in the European market which has allowed us to expand, creating the partnership with Ebrex to solidify an office overseas and to ensure the highest quality of service for our clients.