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Interview: Norris Tolson Discusses CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal

October 9, 2019

This past April, a ground-breaking ceremony was held to begin construction of the Carolina Connector intermodal rail terminal in Rocky Mount, NC. The terminal is the result of a joint effort between CSX and the North Carolina Department of Transportation…

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Eastern North Carolina Moves Forward with Intermodal Logistics Center

September 12, 2019

If you follow this blog, you’ll know that following the developments of the proposed CSX intermodal logistics center in Eastern North Carolina has been a little like rooting for your favorite sports team.  There have been emotional highs, lows, and…

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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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The Rail Transload Facility in Action

October 11, 2018

Whether it’s due to the trucker shortage, cost concerns, convenience, or a variety of other factors, more shippers are entrusting at least part of their freight to intermodal (rail and OTR) transport.  In fact, according to the Association of American…

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The CSX Carolina Connector is Back on Track

September 27, 2018

The CSX Carolina Connector project in Eastern North Carolina was an exciting project that promised to make Rocky Mount, NC – site of a large Kanban Logistics distribution center – a key intermodal logistics hub.  We blogged about the project…

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Carolina Rail and Ports Update

July 20, 2017

If you’re interested in the logistics industry within North Carolina, there is certainly a lot to take in. It seems like every few weeks there is some new piece of big news, whether it’s the announcement of a new infrastructure…

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Rail to Truck Transloading 101

June 22, 2017

Once thought to be a thing of the past, our nation’s trusty old form of transportation – rail – is now an ever-growing part of its future.  This is great from a logistics, infrastructure, and business standpoint since rail is…

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Increased Rail Activity at Kanban’s Rocky Mount Transload Facility

March 16, 2017

Now is a great time to reconsider rail as part of your supply chain – especially in eastern North Carolina. And, when you do, know that our Rocky Mount transload operation can handle anything and everything you can give it.

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Q&A with Kanban’s New COO Scott Freeman

March 2, 2017

Scott Freeman recently joined Kanban Logistics as Chief Operation Officer (COO).  Scott comes to Kanban after three decades in operations with MBM (now McLane Company), a major food industry supply chain company that handles distribution of food-related products to chain…

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