North Carolina Logistics Blog

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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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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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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Kanban Adds Flatbed Truck to its Local Fleet to Haul Oversized Cargo

June 8, 2017

Meet Henry, Kanban’s new 48-foot flatbed truck and trailer combo who’s ready to take you on exciting new adventures! Well, okay, we haven’t named the truck (yet?), and it probably won’t star in a children’s adventure show, but we are…

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Capacity and (Lack of) Congestion: North Carolina Ports at a Glance

May 25, 2017

In our last blog post, we talked (okay, maybe we bragged a little) about the continued logistics infrastructure improvements to the State of North Carolina.  We continue to be more than a little excited about these enhancements and their ramifications…

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North Carolina’s Present and Future as an East Coast Logistics Powerhouse

May 11, 2017

We are excited about the many infrastructure improvements being made to the region, as well as the state, to improve NC’s role in East Coast logistics.

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