No Congestion Issues at the Port of Virginia
If you’ve seen the word “port” in the news recently, it’s usually followed by another word: “congestion.” Major seaports, most notably the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach, are experiencing severe congestion due to record volumes as US businesses replenish…Read More
Port enhancements seek to boost North Carolina imports and exports
Not surprisingly, 2020 was a bumpy year for North Carolina imports and exports. The major ports in the region, the Port of Norfolk and the Port of Wilmington, experienced significant decreases in container volumes when the pandemic hit, but then…Read More
Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina
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…Read More
What is drayage? Finding the right provider to transport your products
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.Read More
Capacity and (Lack of) Congestion: North Carolina Ports at a Glance
In our last blog post, we talked (okay, maybe we bragged a little) about the continued logistics infrastructure improvements to the State of North Carolina. We continue to be more than a little excited about these enhancements and their ramifications…Read More
What’s the Lowest Cost North Carolina Logistics Location?
When selecting the best possible location for a warehouse, companies should consider a number of different factors. Geographic location, proximity to rail and deep-water ports, accessibility to Interstate highways, and cost of operations are just some of the criteria to be considered. Companies that consider these factors often decide on a Eastern North Carolina logistics hub due to the region’s central location between Boston and Miami.Read More
Panama Canal Expansion Project (Finally) Completed
Panama Canal expansion project opens up opportunities for Norfolk and other East Coast ports, giving shippers options they never had before.Read More
What East Coast Ports (and 3PLs) Make Sense for your Imports?
Labor strife at West Coast docks and the expansion of the Panama Canal to handle large, post-Panamax vessels have led importers to look at shifting more import shipments to East Coast ports. But which port? The Port of Virginia, consisting…Read More