Transportation Services

Anywhere in the world you need your product to reach, Champagne will get it there. One call and we will handle all the details. Whether you have a unique product requiring special handling or a short timetable, Champagne will manage it all. We will give you a single source solution, one invoice, and best of all, complete confidence that your shipment will arrive safely and on time anywhere in the world. Some of our core services include:

Specialized Transportation

Professional drivers and delivery personnel trained specifically to handle high value and sensitive products provide inside pick-up and delivery, unpacking, light assembly, product placement and debris removal. Standard equipment on board our air-ride equipped trailers include load bars, padded blankets, floor covering, corner boards, logistics straps and specialized dollies. All trailers are equipped with lift gates just in case a dock is not available at delivery.

Data Center Relocations

One of the most critical steps to ensuring a successful data center relocation is choosing an experienced logistics partner that has the experience and capabilities to execute flawlessly. Champagne Logistics relocates hundreds of data centers annually, and is recognized as the premier service provider in the industry. Our services include planning the equipment move sequence, coordinating the professional packing and handling, and scheduling the white glove transportation between the source and target locations. We assign a dedicated Project Manager to each engagement that will work closely with the client to create a detailed move plan to ensure a successful relocation.

Domestic & International Freight Forwarding

We combine the speed of our Freight Forwarding Network with the skill of our transportation management services for a seamless, single-source solution for time sensitive shipping in North America or anywhere around the globe. So if you need your shipment there quickly, we can provide next day, 2nd day and deferred air service through our Freight Forwarding Network.

Internationally, we leverage our broad carrier base to offer a transportation solution that includes a variety of modes, from airfreight, ocean freight and air charters, to intra country air and ground transportation. Regardless of your requirements, we’ll deliver the best solution to move your product anywhere in the world. Champagne Logistics is your one stop transportation provider.

Office & Industrial Moves

Moving a business requires detailed coordination, multi-leveled scheduling and proper planning – all of which make Champagne Logistics experts at office and industrial moves. Whether you need to relocate a one-person facility, a data center, or a large corporate campus... a single location or dozens... local, intrastate or international, we’ve got you covered. Our experienced professional mangers and service coordinators handle every detail while our experienced packers, highly qualified drivers and professionally trained helpers ensure that your equipment arrives safely and on time, every time.

Packaging and Crating
  • Custom designed crates for international and domestic shipments of sensitive high-value products.

Crating gives you the advantage of expedited efficiency of airfreight services and offers protection during transit.

Home Express

STI Home Express is a final mile home delivery network connecting your business with your customers right where they live, in their residence. Home Express offers complete geographical coverage across the continental United States and Canada, along with a product return program to help keep your customers satisfied if they decide they don’t like their purchase.

Trade Shows

When it comes to Trade Shows, we do it all – from scheduling the pick-up, warehousing either before the show or after, target date delivery, to unloading and move out coordination. At Champagne we understand the critical nature of the Trade Show business. We ensure that your exhibit arrives at the show on-time and damage free – all while meeting your budgetary objectives. Whether it’s shipping an exhibit that needs pad-wrap protection or your crated exhibit, we have the resources to handle all your Trade Show needs.

Value Add Services

Having a solid foothold in Transportation Services, Champagne Logistics recognized quickly that our customers needed us to deliver additional value within their supply chain. To meet this need, we now offer services that enable companies we serve to unlock even more value. Eliminating touches by using Champagne to conduct required value add activities helps reduce waste, improve cycle time and break down complexity in your supply chain.

Warehousing & Distribution Services

Champagne Logistics offers several warehousing and distribution programs, from basic to very complex customized logistics solutions.

Order Fulfillment
  • Stock inventory – new, remanufactured or used
  • After-market parts, kitting, assembly and delivery
  • Refurbishment and clean up
  • Inventory control and PO management
  • Repackaging and labeling
Inventory Management

Our web-based Warehouse Management System (WMS) allows real-time product visibility down to the aisle, rack or bin. Get password protected reporting of information including on-hand quantities, on-hold/reserved inventory, receipt date, BOL, PO, serial numbers and shipment information.

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

Combining order fulfillment, product tracking and inventory management features make Champagne a true supply chain partner. Our VMI solution uses local warehouse HUB locations to provide “Just-In-Time” (JIT) inventory replenishment to maximize inventory returns. With VMI, the burden of asset management is transfered away from the customer and back to the vendor.

Merge in Transit (MIT)

At Champagne Logistics our Merge in Transit programs provide our customers with a logistics solution that combines (merges) multiple shipments at a single point in the supply chain from multiple suppliers directly to the buyer or customer.

The benefits to our customers includes:
  • Provide single consolidated customer delivery
  • Reduce inventory costs
  • Reduce transit time to customer
  • Obtain single vendor responsibility
  • Ability to leverage multi-model transportation resources
  • Retain consolidated product documentation
Reverse Logistics

No longer a necessary evil, reverse logistics can become a strategic asset that, if managed properly, can reduce costs and maintain customer loyalty. World class, innovative reverse logistics programs, must focus on excellent execution to meet ever-changing regulatory requirements, strengthen trading partner relationships and balance revenue maximization within the channel while protecting the brand.

Services include:
  • Customer Service (Help desk)
  • Depot Repair
  • End of Life Manufacturing
  • Fulfillment Services
  • Recycling
  • Refurbishment/screening
  • Warranty management
  • RMA management
  • "B" Channel management
  • Asset management
  • Environmental Resource management
Configure to Order (CTO)

This solution allows us to store and manage basic level inventory, postponing final customer configuration until the point of demand. These services can include basic custom packaging or complex light manufacturing requiring significant modifications to the base product including:

  • Software downloading and/or firmware updating
  • Various levels of board and component integration
  • Test and pack
  • Clean Room - Ability to develop value add solutions requiring the handling and processing of sensitive electronic, medical or communications equipment orders in a new clean room environment.
Global Control Tower Solutions

Combining our leading edge information systems with seasoned customer service resources, we can customize a solution that allows the Control Tower to become an extension of a customer’s existing logistics organization. In some instances a complete transfer of responsibility can significantly improve a customer’s balance sheet.

Project Management Solutions

Beginning where traditional transportation services end, our project management services provide total management of your transportation, warehousing and final mile delivery. With Champagne Logistics you can tap into a vast network of services designed to simplify your logistical needs with a single call

  • New construction, renovations and/or expansions
  • Product consolidation and distribution
  • Equipment and fixture rollout programs
  • FF&E/FF&A installations for the hospitality industry
Supply Chain Design & Management

Our experienced supply chain team works closely with you to select preferred suppliers based on performance, lowest landed costing, cultural and geographic fit, and general abilities to manage your inbound or outbound logistics requirements. Let us help you rationalize your supply chain in an effort to help improve predictability, increase velocity and help you increase your return on capital investments by focusing on your core competencies while minimizing labor and overhead costs.