January 25, 2024
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Featured Success Story: How a Major Food & Bev Company Tripled Daily Loads Via Drop & Hook Freight

It’s no secret that the food distribution industry is highly competitive, and companies need to operate efficiently to succeed. One of the nation's largest food distribution and production companies with over $1.5B in sales wanted to save time and money in a tight economic landscape, and trailer pools presented as a worthwhile long-term solution. 

They turned to COOP by Ryder's extensive nationwide network of vehicles to build their trailer pools and drop and hook applications seamlessly.

Trailer pools and drop and hook freight are not new concepts, but they require collaboration and trust between companies. That’s when the Ryder Freight Brokerage team presented the food distribution company with this option as a highly beneficial strategy. COOP’s trailer rentals solution platform proved to be the missing link. Over 30 53’ dry van trailers were sourced in multiple cities across Illinois and Wisconsin so that these vehicles could be built into this company’s drop and hook applications, reducing waiting hours at the receiver.

To find out how each driver was able to do an average of 15-20 loads per week instead of just 5, the company was able to save on costs, and more, read the full case study.

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