North Carolina Logistics Blog

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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Warehousing: Who’s Liable for What in a 3PL Relationship?

May 9, 2019

Liability.  It’s a term that most people like to avoid, and we can understand why.  It conjures up thoughts of “things going wrong.”  No one likes that, so best to avoid the subject, right? Wrong.  Avoidance simply leads to finger-pointing…

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10 Questions to Ask Your Temperature-Controlled Warehouse Provider

April 25, 2019

Sensitive materials require a sensitive supply chain.  For makers of foods, pharmaceuticals and other temperature-sensitive products, such a supply chain is one that can protect the temperature requirements of products from production all the way to final delivery.  The temperature-controlled…

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Get to Know Your 3PL’s Warehouse Inventory Management System

March 14, 2019

When companies look to partner with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, they might say that they’re looking for a ‘warehousing partner.’  In reality, the modern warehousing partnership involves much more than traditional warehousing (i.e., storage of products) – it involves…

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How Food Logistics Companies Can Be a Key Ally to Importers

February 21, 2019

As your imported food products make their way from overseas production to American homes and restaurants, you likely entrust part of your stateside operation to 3PLs and other food logistics companies.  What you may not realize, however, is that many…

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5 misconceptions about third party warehousing and distribution

February 7, 2019

A warehouse is a large building in which products are stored.  Sounds simple and, to a large extent, it is. To many companies, however, the idea of storing products in a warehouse can be intimidating.  This intimidation factor isn’t helped…

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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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Consider a drop trailer program to boost local transport efficiency

November 29, 2018

Between the truck driver shortage and the hours of service (HOS) restrictions placed on drivers, it’s important to make the most of the time that your driver is on the clock.  One key way to do this is to eliminate…

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Winter is Coming: How do 3PL Warehouse Companies Prepare?

October 25, 2018

Autumn is in full swing, which means pumpkin picking, kids getting ready for Halloween, and parents getting ready for the holidays.  It also means, as the family motto of House Stark in HBO’s Game of Thrones tells us, “winter is…

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