North Carolina Logistics Blog

Panama Canal Expansion Project (Finally) Completed

May 12, 2016

Panama Canal expansion project opens up opportunities for Norfolk and other East Coast ports, giving shippers options they never had before.

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Locating an East Coast Fulfillment Center: What does QVC know that you don’t?

February 4, 2016

QVC knows the value of Rocky Mount, NC, for East Coast fulfillment and distribution. Proximity to east coast ports, central location, rail service, and low distribution costs are just a few of the supply chain benefits of our mid Atlantic warehousing.

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What East Coast Ports (and 3PLs) Make Sense for your Imports?

August 19, 2015

Labor strife at West Coast docks and the expansion of the Panama Canal to handle large, post-Panamax vessels have led importers to look at shifting more import shipments to East Coast ports. But which port? The Port of Virginia, consisting…

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Right to Work States: Locating Your Logistics Site in North Carolina

August 6, 2015

What’s the least unionized state in the country? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the top spot goes to North Carolina, with less than one in 50 employees holding union memberships. This same BLS analysis, summarized by a…

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East Coast Logistics to Thrive After Panama Canal Expands

July 30, 2015

If you import products from Asia, the most significant shipping event in 2016 will be the completion of the Panama Canal expansion. The upgrades will double the capacity of the Canal and allow it to serve post-Panamax shipping vessels, which are the…

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Looking for an East Coast Warehouse? Consider Eastern NC.

July 16, 2015

If you are looking for the best location for an East Coast warehouse, Eastern North Carolina offers some pretty compelling advantages. Lower costs. Market studies have shown that our labor and space rates are lower than other East Coast warehouse markets…

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