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7 questions to ask your 3PL about its continuous improvement program

March 28, 2019

Self-improvement is a concept that all people can relate to and a cornerstone of a healthy life.  A similar concept exists for businesses in the form of continuous improvement programs.  Such programs are common within the logistics industry and can…

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Can your 3PL’s warehouse management services handle a recall?

January 24, 2019

Recalls. No company wants to experience one, but they can and do happen.  And, should your company be affected, you want to make sure that your chosen 3PL partner can rise to the occasion with minimal disruption to your supply…

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What to Look For in a Climate-Controlled Storage Provider

May 15, 2018

Product integrity means everything for food and pharmaceutical companies.  When you entrust these products to a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, you need to have full confidence in its ability to maintain that integrity throughout every aspect of the warehousing operation. …

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Climate-Controlled Warehousing During the Summer Months

July 6, 2017

Logistics companies who handle food and pharmaceutical products must be adept at climate-controlled warehousing – the ability to ensure that product temperature stays within proper range every moment the items are on premises.

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Understanding Food Warehousing

March 31, 2017

If you are a looking for a company to store and/or distribute your food or pharmaceutical products, you will likely encounter warehouse descriptions such as “food grade,” “temperature controlled,” and “climate controlled.”  What do they mean? Whether you know 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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Improve Food Manufacturing Efficiency By Getting Out of the Warehouse Business

December 8, 2016

When food processing plants decide to be in the business of warehousing, instead of focusing attention on design and production, they take on non-core tasks that cost them time and money. By outsourcing non-strategic plant services, it’s possible to increase throughput and greatly improve financial performance.

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Food is Big Business in NC (and so is food logistics)

March 17, 2016

Strong food logistics providers are available in Eastern NC to support the growing number of food processors in the region. Learn why Eastern North Carolina has become a destination of choice for food processors – and how Kanban Logistics supports them.

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