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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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Looking to Add an East Coast eCommerce Fulfillment Center? Consider Eastern North Carolina

August 22, 2019

Business growth should always be a good thing.  But growth is not without its headaches – especially in the world of eCommerce, where many companies struggle to keep up with consumer expectations for rapid fulfillment. This ‘struggle to keep up’…

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Leverage your 3PL’s WMS for Omni Channel Distribution

July 25, 2019

Most modern companies have more than one sales channel, distributing products to both B2C and B2B customers.  Your B2C customers demand that their orders are shipped quickly with 100% accuracy.  Your B2B customers expect the same – without accepting so…

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10 Questions to Ask Your Temperature-Controlled Warehouse Provider

April 25, 2019

Sensitive materials require a sensitive supply chain.  For makers of foods, pharmaceuticals and other temperature-sensitive products, such a supply chain is one that can protect the temperature requirements of products from production all the way to final delivery.  The temperature-controlled…

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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 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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Protecting Against Supply Chain Disruption During Hurricane Florence

September 21, 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of our region who were severely impacted by this devastating storm.  At Kanban, we are fortunate to have the North Carolina Department of Emergency Management as…

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Video: Shovel-Ready Space for a North Carolina Factory and/or DC

August 14, 2018

If you’re looking for space for a North Carolina factory and/or distribution center, you need not look any further than Rocky Mount.  Adjacent to our existing 175,000-sq-ft distribution center, Kanban has a pad in place for a new, as-large-or-larger facility…

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Kanban Continues Warehouse Service Expansion in NC

June 14, 2018

As with just about all things logistics in North Carolina, Kanban’s warehouse service footprint continues to grow.  We have recently expanded our Tarboro campus to include Kanban #7 – a 400,000-square-foot facility located within five minutes of our company headquarters. …

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