North Carolina Logistics Blog

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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Spotlight on Eastern North Carolina Manufacturing Companies

November 15, 2018

Site Selection magazine just released their 2018 “Top Business Climate” rankings of U.S. states and, once again, North Carolina takes the #2 spot – falling just short of Georgia.  While no one likes to finish second, the Tar Heel state’s…

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The CSX Carolina Connector is Back on Track

September 27, 2018

The CSX Carolina Connector project in Eastern North Carolina was an exciting project that promised to make Rocky Mount, NC – site of a large Kanban Logistics distribution center – a key intermodal logistics hub.  We blogged about the project…

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Video: Shovel-Ready Space for a North Carolina Factory and/or DC

August 14, 2018

If you’re looking for space for a North Carolina factory and/or distribution center, you need not look any further than Rocky Mount.  Adjacent to our existing 175,000-sq-ft distribution center, Kanban has a pad in place for a new, as-large-or-larger facility…

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Purchasing of Consumable Parts

May 29, 2018

Here are two questions a plant manager or manufacturing executive could be asked by the boss: Question 1: “What’s your strategy for boosting output in the second half of the year?” Question 2: “What’s your strategy for procuring nuts and…

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The Role of the JIT Delivery System in Manufacturing Logistics

March 29, 2018

During periods of growth, manufacturers of all sizes tend to come to the same realization: they’ve run out of space for equipment and people and need to expand. But do they, really? Frankly, no. That’s because way too much of…

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