North Carolina Logistics Blog

warehouse inventory management

Get to Know Your 3PL’s Warehouse Inventory Management System

March 14, 2019

When companies look to partner with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, they might say that they’re looking for a ‘warehousing partner.’  In reality, the modern warehousing partnership involves much more than traditional warehousing (i.e., storage of products) – it involves…

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food logistics companies

How Food Logistics Companies Can Be a Key Ally to Importers

February 21, 2019

As your imported food products make their way from overseas production to American homes and restaurants, you likely entrust part of your stateside operation to 3PLs and other food logistics companies.  What you may not realize, however, is that many…

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5 misconceptions about third party warehousing and distribution

February 7, 2019

A warehouse is a large building in which products are stored.  Sounds simple and, to a large extent, it is. To many companies, however, the idea of storing products in a warehouse can be intimidating.  This intimidation factor isn’t helped…

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3pl warehouse management

Can your 3PL’s warehouse management services handle a recall?

January 24, 2019

Recalls. No company wants to experience one, but they can and do happen.  And, should your company be affected, you want to make sure that your chosen 3PL partner can rise to the occasion with minimal disruption to your supply…

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ecommerce order fulfillment

“Am I Too Small to Outsource eCommerce Order Fulfillment?”

January 10, 2019

The middle.  In the world of eCommerce, the middle is precisely where many small-but-growing companies find themselves.  On one side, you realize that, if your company is going to truly grow, you can’t keep your fulfillment operation small and nimble. …

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Kanban’s Top Blog Posts of 2018

December 21, 2018

As we gear up for 2019, we want to first take a look back at the topics that resonated most with the readers of our blog.  So, in this article, we unveil our three most popular posts of the year…

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3PL warehouse companies

The Benefits of Shared Warehousing During Peak Season

December 13, 2018

As we approach the end of the year, the peak season for supply chains is winding down.  How did it go for your operation?  Was your ramp up in volume accompanied by tidings of great joy?  Or, a sense of…

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drop trailer program

Consider a drop trailer program to boost local transport efficiency

November 29, 2018

Between the truck driver shortage and the hours of service (HOS) restrictions placed on drivers, it’s important to make the most of the time that your driver is on the clock.  One key way to do this is to eliminate…

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North Carolina manufacturing

Spotlight on Eastern North Carolina Manufacturing Companies

November 15, 2018

Site Selection magazine just released their 2018 “Top Business Climate” rankings of U.S. states and, once again, North Carolina takes the #2 spot – falling just short of Georgia.  While no one likes to finish second, the Tar Heel state’s…

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