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Kanban boosts logistics transportation services with additional trailers

March 31, 2021

Kanban Logistics has recently added 8 trailers to its fleet, bringing its total number of trailers to 25. While Kanban’s primary service is warehousing and distribution, this trailer acquisition demonstrates the growth of the company’s logistics transportation services in Eastern…

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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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Keeping 3PL services flowing during a pandemic

December 10, 2020

As we near the end of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately gained momentum again, throwing many aspects of our lives into disarray. Despite this disruption, third-party logistics (3PL) providers have gone to great lengths to keep their 3PL services…

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Turn to a 3PL for Solar Panel Warehousing and Distribution

October 8, 2020

The past few years have been a bit hectic for manufacturers of solar panels, who have had to deal with ramifications of the U.S.-China trade war, COVID-19 and other market challenges. When it comes to warehousing and distribution, however, there…

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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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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 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?

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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