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Logistics in the Manufacturing Industry: New report highlights 3PL benefits

September 9, 2021

The past few years have been quite the rollercoaster for manufacturers. Pandemic-related supply chain disruptions and labor shortages have hit hard, while consumer demand for products has simultaneously skyrocketed. In this article, we’ll look at the latest reports on manufacturing…

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Healthcare companies can partner with 3PLs for supply chain visibility

April 29, 2021

The coronavirus has taught us all many valuable lessons. For companies within the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, the pandemic has further highlighted the importance of supply chain visibility. In this article, we’ll examine the role that third-party logistics (3PL) companies…

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North Carolina named best state for business – Logistics a big reason

January 26, 2021

Business Facilities magazine has named North Carolina its “2020 State of the Year.” The magazine has given this award each year since 2007, and this was the first year that North Carolina took home the prize. In this article, we’ll…

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What is Inbound Logistics and How Can a 3PL Help?

August 13, 2020

What is inbound logistics? If you’re a manufacturer, you likely know the answer. But there may be more to it than you realize. See, there’s a big difference between handling inbound logistics yourself and outsourcing it to a trusted North…

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Logistics in the Manufacturing Industry: How Smaller Plants Can Benefit

July 23, 2020

Walk into the manufacturing sites of many large companies and you’ll observe a finely tuned inbound logistics operation, with parts and raw materials arriving at the factory for that day’s production requirements. Often, third party logistics providers (3PLs) are key operating partners…

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Leverage your 3PL’s WMS for Omni Channel Distribution

July 25, 2019

Most modern companies have more than one sales channel, distributing products to both B2C and B2B customers.  Your B2C customers demand that their orders are shipped quickly with 100% accuracy.  Your B2B customers expect the same – without accepting so…

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7 ways 3PLs can reduce your logistics costs

April 11, 2019

Warehousing, trucking, transloading.  These are just a few examples of the services your supply chain likely requires – services that are likely better left to experts like third-party logistics (3PL) providers.  “Sure,” you may think, “but what about the costs?” …

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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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Kanban’s Top Blog Posts of 2018

December 21, 2018

As we gear up for 2019, we want to first take a look back at the topics that resonated most with the readers of our blog.  So, in this article, we unveil our three most popular posts of the year…

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