North Carolina Logistics Blog

warehouse staffing

Lean on a 3PL to avoid warehouse staffing challenges

July 9, 2020

For many shippers and manufacturers, warehouse staffing has long been a major supply chain challenge. This challenge has been complicated even further by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it may also be a challenge that you no longer need to deal…

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Looking for a US Foreign Trade Zone? Consider North Carolina

May 28, 2020

In uncertain times, companies will do all they can to keep their supply chains moving while reducing costs. One effective way to accomplish both is to import products from overseas and warehouse them within a U.S. foreign trade zone (FTZ;…

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Distribution centers in North Carolina

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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3PL warehousing

3PL Warehousing 101

February 27, 2020

The modern warehouse offers much more than basic storage. It’s home base for sophisticated eCommerce operations, high-velocity retail distribution, vendor managed inventory, and a variety of other services. While you can build and staff your own warehouse and perform these…

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what is contract warehousing

What is contract warehousing?

January 23, 2020

Your products need warehousing for storage and distribution. But ‘warehousing’ is a broad term with many different definitions. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at one type of warehousing as we answer the question, “what is contract warehousing?”

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food logistics services

What to Look for in a Food Logistics Services Warehouse

January 9, 2020

If you’re looking for a warehousing provider to store your food products, you’re looking for more than storage space – you’re looking for an expert that will protect the integrity of your products. To help you find your food logistics…

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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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what is drayage

What is drayage? Finding the right provider to transport your products

November 7, 2019

If you have products coming into the U.S. on shipping containers, a logical question you might have is “what do I do with them once they reach the port?” The process starts with drayage.

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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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