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The Aerospace Supply Chain: Why AS9100 certification matters

March 30, 2023

In the regulation-heavy world of the aviation, space, and defense (AS&D) industry, adherence to quality management system (QMS) standards is a necessity. This applies not only to suppliers and manufacturers, but also to service providers throughout the aerospace supply chain.…

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kitting services

Understanding 3PL Custom Kitting Services

February 23, 2022

“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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warehouse services

What do Product Rework Companies Do?

December 12, 2019

When you’re looking for logistics services such as warehousing, one word that you might see pop up regularly is “rework.” In short, rework is a value-added service provided by many third-party logistics providers (3PLs). It’s also an umbrella term that…

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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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The Benefits of Kitting Services for Manufacturing: Run Your Factory Like a Doctor’s Office

March 3, 2016

When you outsource kitting to 3PLs, you can free up storage and manufacturing space, improve productivity, reduce labor costs, reduce inventory, and improve cash flow. Realize the benefits of kitting and run your factory more like a doctor’s office. Match the work with the appropriate skill level. Your assembly workers, and your CFO, will thank you.

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