Mexico / Cross-Border
FAK Distribution offers a unique brand of services to the cross-border market. As an Asset based equipment provider our seamless, secure product, is enhanced by having our own trucks on both sides of the border with equipment positioned in both Mexico and the United States in order to increase control, security, and ensure time-definite delivery. This sets FAK Distribution apart from our competition as we can provide a true end-to-end solution for our customers with both vetted carriers as well as our own equipment.
We provide FTL, LTL and Team Service as well as Mexican and U.S partner Customs Services, and Border- Bridge Crossing. These services are enhanced with GPS Technology Tracking and Sky Blitz tracking capabilities on our trailers.
We tailor our end-to-end solutions to our customer’s needs and specifications in order to simplify and expedite the process in a seamless manner. Our customers are proactively updated throughout each step of the process from pick-up to delivery.
Cross Border Seamless Secure Services:
Time-definite transportation through common carriage or dedicated fleet
Consolidation & distribution of raw materials or finished goods
Local pickup and Delivery to or from any point in the NAFTA countries
In-house customs clearance; classification services
Transportation as a single sourced solution
Transportation and brokerage combined services
Complete visibility through FAK FAST TRACK and with driver GPS Technology plus Sky Bitz Trailer Tracking
Keeping monitoring and complete management of your shipments in real time terms
Laredo Texas Terminal – cross-dock operation is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week to insure all loads are available to be received or re-expedited immediately.
LTL (Less than Truck Load)
In the ever changing LTL market, let us guide you with precision to the variable pricing you may need and the service you require. We provide true affordability through a network of long term relationships with Nationwide and Regional carriers.
Full Truck Load / Intermodal
Ground services are critical to any successful logistics operation, and FAK Distribution offers competitive rates and service, with dedicated teams to assist in everything from refrigerated cargo to sensitive electronics. FAK Distribution owns many of its own assets, including fleets of trucks and trailers both in the USA and Mexico. Let FAK assist you in cost effective routing, timing of your freight shipments, and solutions. Looking for an alternative to costly trucking services? Let us arrange a rail shipment for you. If time permits, rail shipments can be an excellent solution to reduce costs.
Sometimes there is no way to avoid expedited delivery of goods. FAK Distribution stands ready to help in these situations. Our objective is always to meet the client’s timeline with the most cost efficient solution possible. Critical parts can shut down a production line, and missed retail sales over a holiday season can be devastating to a distributor. FAK Distribution is ready to help in these situations, providing a cost-effective expedited service, either via truck or air that will meet your requirements. There are also expedited ocean solutions that the client can utilize in conjunction with stripping and delivery services at one of our warehouses. Whatever the need, let us craft a solution.
Warehouse & Distribution
Warehousing services at FAK Distribution is our specialty ensuring complete customer focused attention.
We offer advanced management systems for inventory control and ensure that products are managed from origin (whether that be foreign or domestic) to the end user.
FAK Distribution offers warehouse services including cross-docking services at all major U.S. port locations on the East Coast, West Coast, and Gulf Coast Regions, with additional services on the Canadian and Mexican borders. In addition FAK Distribution offers complete drayage services at all major U.S. Ports and Airports.
Laredo Texas is a major southern border hub and key point of transfer for warehousing and re distribution of cargoes to and from Mexico. Currently FAK manages two facilities in Laredo Texas that encompass over 150,000 sq. feet.
Our warehousing and distribution philosophy is to give the client complete visibility to their inventory, while providing regular reports and updates on the status of purchase orders being received, and outbound freight moving to the end user. We offer a host of EDI capabilities to complement our WMS system, and we can customize our services to include complete document visibility for each shipment.
Let FAK Distribution review our warehousing capabilities with you and your team!
Warehousing Key Points – Laredo Texas Facility
Located two miles from major Mexico bridge crossing
Currently manage over 150,000 sq. feet of warehousing space in Laredo Texas
Insurance for warehouse coverage’s available on request
Fenced Yard and Building with 24 hour security plus Facility Cameras for both inside and outside
Twenty Two Dock doors and sixty trailer spaces available
Value added services with Bonded and FTZ capabilities
Single point of contact with bilingual staffing
Web based systems
Visibility to P.O. level detail and unit level data
Receive – Put away, including pick & pack and ship operations made easy through our seamless integrated process
White Glove & Tradeshow
Our white glove services for specialty shipments include on-site delivery, stripping, set-up, de-trash, and removal services. Let us assist with your special customers that require a unique delivery of your products. If your product is sensitive let us assist with crating and delivery to ensure the best experience for delivery of your goods to your end client. Tradeshows are our specialty. We understand the complexities of tradeshow deliveries including limited dock delivery availability, timing constraints, booth set up issues, and takedown services. Let FAK assist with your specialized delivery to everywhere from hospitals, universities, high-rise offices, etc. to restaurants and auditoriums.
Whether your project is large or small, FAK Distribution stands ready to help. From crating to crane services, our project team is ready to assist. From oilwell supply moves to industrial machines, FAK Distribution has the warehouse, crating and packing services to make your project a success. We evaluate each project to determine the best way to move the freight at least the cost. We work with riggers, and specialized packers to make sure that your requirements are met in the timeframe specified by your customer. Contract project quoting is also available for such moves, and cross-docks are available for swinging and stripping as needed.
Ocean services have become challenging in a global environment where costs can readily fluctuate. Let FAK Distribution assist you in finding ocean alternatives that meet your shipping requirements. We offer several models in ocean shipping that give cost efficient alternatives including pooling volumes, determining the most cost efficient ports and CYs for container shipping, and cost-plus freight models that give the client total control of ocean transport.
International & Domestic Air
International and domestic airfreight services are available to meet time definite delivery but at the same time remaining as cost effective as possible. Our solution is not simply to book airfreight but to find the right cost-effective solution for your specifications. In an ever-changing global industry FAK Distribution offers consolidations to curb costs, including expedited ground service as an alternative to domestic air shipping where possible, and extended air transit times at reduced costs when the clients schedule requires a quicker service than ocean, but a slower air transit is possible. Whether the requirement be air charters of large shipments including heavy weight or out of scale pieces or smaller air freight consolidations, FAK Distribution can offer you choices that can make your shipping experience not only better but more cost effective.