Once your part is completed, we can ship the product immediately, or hold the product at our location for shipment at a later date. Our larger orders normally ship via one of our numerous partnered worldwide carriers that we have negotiated favorable discounts with, and include truck, air or rail for or domestic shipments, and truck, air or cargo ship for our international shipments. Or if you prefer, we could coordinate with your company’s logistics manager and utilize a carrier of your choice.
Many of our sample runs and smaller orders ship via UPS or FedEx. Our shipping software includes UPS WorldShip®, as well as FedEx Ship Manager®, giving us the ability to automate the entire shipping process including printing shipping labels, provide all customs documents and track our customers shipments and receipt of shipments.
Lee Manufacturing also offers a range of warehousing programs tailored to meet the needs of our customers. Depending on your requirements, a Lee Manufacturing program can potentially yield significant benefits including:
- Reduce unit cost through higher volume pricing
- Reduce floor space needed at your location for your inventory
- Reduce carrying costs
- Eliminates the hassle of multiple purchase orders
- Maximizes inventory turns
The various types of warehousing programs at Lee Manufacturing include:
Lee Manufacturing Stocking Program– Lee Manufacturing can inventory your parts under blanket purchase orders at our location for shipment to you, your customer or your contract manufacturer on predetermined dates spelled out on the blanket orders
Kanban Programs– With your assistance and approval, we can tie into your Kanban software and manufacture and inventory parts at our location for multiple product lines that can then be transferred to you, your customer or your contract manufacturer “just-in-time” via EDI Online daily/weekly releases.