North Carolina Logistics Blog

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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Understanding Kitting Services

April 13, 2017

“Assembly required.”  As consumers, we’re all too familiar with this phrase.  It’s made up of two powerful words that, when combined, serve to eat up lots of your time. For many manufacturers, pre-assembly of component parts is also required during…

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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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Kanban Expands North Carolina Warehouse Footprint

February 15, 2017

Business expansion has led Kanban to add a 6th location to our Eastern North Carolina warehouse campus. Kanban warehouse #6 is located in Tarboro, very close to our headquarters campus.

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