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Why a NC warehouse makes sense post-pandemic

February 25, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, much of the country and the economy slowed to a crawl. A notable exception is the logistics industry, where warehousing and transportation operations were busier than ever. In fact, the eCommerce boom of 2020 has…

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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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Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

March 26, 2020

North Carolina, the Tar Heel State. Home to the Great Smokey Mountains, legendary college basketball, and the scene of the Wright Brothers’ first successful flight at Kitty Hawk. In fact, the “First in Flight” motto still appears on the state’s…

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Interview: Norris Tolson Discusses CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal

October 9, 2019

This past April, a ground-breaking ceremony was held to begin construction of the Carolina Connector intermodal rail terminal in Rocky Mount, NC. The terminal is the result of a joint effort between CSX and the North Carolina Department of Transportation…

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Eastern North Carolina Moves Forward with Intermodal Logistics Center

September 12, 2019

If you follow this blog, you’ll know that following the developments of the proposed CSX intermodal logistics center in Eastern North Carolina has been a little like rooting for your favorite sports team.  There have been emotional highs, lows, and…

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Looking to Add an East Coast eCommerce Fulfillment Center? Consider Eastern North Carolina

August 22, 2019

Business growth should always be a good thing.  But growth is not without its headaches – especially in the world of eCommerce, where many companies struggle to keep up with consumer expectations for rapid fulfillment. This ‘struggle to keep up’…

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New 50,000 Sq. Ft. of Climate Controlled Warehouse Space in Rocky Mount, NC

July 11, 2019

There’s been a lot of talk about climate-controlled warehouse space here at Kanban – both on our blog and in our facilities.  And, we’re backing up that talk with actions that will benefit our customers.  We’re putting the finishing touches…

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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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