North Carolina Logistics Blog

What to Look For in a Climate-Controlled Storage Provider

May 15, 2018

Product integrity means everything for food and pharmaceutical companies.  When you entrust these products to a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, you need to have full confidence in its ability to maintain that integrity throughout every aspect of the warehousing operation. …

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NC Port Enhancements Benefit East Coast Freight Companies

April 26, 2018

Things are looking up at the Port of Wilmington.  And by “up,” we mean approximately 151 feet – the height of brand new neopanamax cranes you can now see at the port.  These cranes are just one component of the…

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Does Your 3PL Meet Hazmat Storage Requirements?

April 17, 2018

The storage of hazardous materials seems like a dangerous proposition – and in many cases it is.  But materials that qualify as “hazmat” run the gamut from seemingly benign products like paint and dry ice to more obvious dangers like…

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The Role of the JIT Delivery System in Manufacturing Logistics

March 29, 2018

During periods of growth, manufacturers of all sizes tend to come to the same realization: they’ve run out of space for equipment and people and need to expand. But do they, really? Frankly, no. That’s because way too much of…

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Understanding Foreign Trade Zone Benefits

March 1, 2018

The good news: your new stock is arriving from overseas.  The bad news: you don’t actually need to use it for another 6 months.  This is where use of a foreign trade zone (FTZ; also called a “free-trade zone”) can…

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Preventing Cross Contact at Food and Pharmaceutical Storage Facilities

February 15, 2018

Product integrity means everything to producers of food and pharmaceutical products, so it needs to be equally important to providers of food and pharmaceutical storage facilities.  We all know that these facilities must go to great lengths to keep products…

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The Pick and Pack Fulfillment Process

The Pick and Pack Fulfillment Process

January 30, 2018

The world is full, these days, of eCommerce entrepreneurs hoping their products gain traction and explode in the market. When you reach the happy place where your order volumes are regularly increasing, you may also find yourself in the not-so-happy…

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Things Are Looking Up for North Carolina Distribution

January 11, 2018

2017 finished on a high note for North Carolina Distribution, as the state’s business and logistics initiatives were bolstered by news of substantial new manufacturing and distribution projects.   These new operations are projected to bring over 1,200 new jobs and…

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North Carolina Logistics Blog

Kanban’s Most Popular Supply Chain Topics in 2017

December 28, 2017

As we get ready to shut the door on 2017, we look at the supply chain topics that garnered the most interest on our Kanban Blog this year.  Our most-read posts tackle a diverse mix of logistics issues: transportation, kitting,…

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