North Carolina Logistics Blog

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Consider a drop trailer program to boost local transport efficiency

January 12, 2022

Between the truck driver shortage and many other supply chain labor shortages related to the pandemic, it’s important to maximize the time and productivity of the workers you have when you have them. A drop trailer program is an effective…

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Kanban’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2021

December 22, 2021

From the warehouse labor shortage to the opening of the brand new CSX Carolina Connector, many blog topics resonated with readers in 2021.  The following 3 blog posts were the most popular with our readers this year.

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Look for AS9100D certification in an aerospace logistics company

December 16, 2021

Aerospace and defense companies must adhere to the most exacting quality standards in order to ensure the safety and performance of their products. When these companies need to turn to a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, it’s imperative that the 3PL…

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Turn to a 3PL for East Coast container yard services

November 30, 2021

Supply chain disruptions have caused bottlenecks throughout the country. Many of those bottlenecks involve shipping containers – difficulties getting them off of port or rail, unloading container contents into a warehouse, and getting them back to port. In this article,…

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The CSX Carolina Connector is now open for business

November 11, 2021

Those ‘pops’ you might have heard recently were the champagne bottles of logisticians in and around the Mid-Atlantic region celebrating the opening of the CSX Carolina Connector. After 5 years of starts and stops, the intermodal rail terminal is now…

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Can Outdoor Warehouse Storage Work for Your Products?

October 28, 2021

If your company is looking for warehousing space, you may be able to scout both inside and outside the facility, depending on your products.  Some warehouses have the ability to store certain products outside of the warehouse but within the…

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Turn to a 3PL to support intermodal rail transport in North Carolina

October 14, 2021

Despite a slower September, intermodal rail transport volumes have increased significantly in 2021 as many shippers take advantage of this cost-effective mode of transport.

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Warehouse space shortage will continue but 3PLs can help

September 30, 2021

If there is one word that supply chain professionals are tired of hearing, it’s “shortage.” There are labor shortages, driver shortages, equipment shortages, and warehouse space shortages from coast to coast. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at…

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Logistics in the Manufacturing Industry: New report highlights 3PL benefits

September 9, 2021

The past few years have been quite the rollercoaster for manufacturers. Pandemic-related supply chain disruptions and labor shortages have hit hard, while consumer demand for products has simultaneously skyrocketed. In this article, we’ll look at the latest reports on manufacturing…

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