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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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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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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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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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Looking for East Coast Distribution? NC Ranked Best for Business by Forbes

December 14, 2017

North Carolina was just named Forbes’s 2017 Best State for Business in its annual ranking of all 50 states.  For us North Carolinians, this further reinforces our strong belief in the capabilities of the Tar Heel State when it comes…

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The Aerospace Supply Chain: Why AS9100 certification matters

October 26, 2017

In a recent blog post, we looked at ISO 9001 and the reasons why certification is a big “pro” among prospective logistics providers.  In the regulation-heavy world of the aviation, space, and defense (AS&D) industry, however, adherence to quality management…

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