North Carolina Logistics Blog

What are flex warehouse services? And how can a 3PL help?

March 8, 2023

If your company is considering its warehousing options, you know that you can invest in the necessary space and labor and handle it yourself. Or you can partner with a contract warehousing provider and pay for a set amount of…

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5 Things to Look for in a Food Grade Warehouse

February 28, 2023

Food products require special care and handling across the entire supply chain. Add the complexities of regulatory compliance to the equation and the situation becomes even more challenging.

Finding the right warehouse for food storage and distribution is an important task that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Whether you need dry storage, frozen food storage, refrigerated storage, or a combination of all three, there are some key factors to consider when choosing a logistics partner.

Here are six things to take into consideration.

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How to find warehouse workers: leave it to a 3PL

February 14, 2023

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the struggle to find warehouse workers had been a common theme in the logistics world. This struggle continued until the middle of 2022, when inflation started to rise, and consumer spending began to…

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Warehouse labor costs trending downward

January 26, 2023

When it comes to warehousing costs and capacity, we start the year with a bit of good and bad news. The bad news is that warehouse capacity remains tight, with demand still exceeding supply.  The good news is that, according…

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The Pick and Pack Fulfillment Process

January 18, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting eCommerce boom, showed many B2C companies that they need help with timely order fulfillment. Whether due to an inability to handle high order volumes or simply inexperience in the B2C marketplace, these companies have…

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3PL services

Kanban’s Top Logistics Articles of 2022

December 27, 2022

Throughout the year, the Kanban Logistics Blog keeps readers informed of key topics and challenges within the supply chain. The following articles are the ones that readers connected with most in 2022.

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Food Safety in the Warehouse: The Role of Your 3PL

December 15, 2022

In this article, we’ll take a look at the warehousing part of the food product supply chain and share some of the ways that 3PL providers can protect food safety in the warehouse.

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Key questions to ask your pharmaceutical distribution warehouse provider

November 30, 2022

When evaluating the 3PL provider in charge of your pharmaceutical distribution warehouse, safety is the name of the game. You want to make sure that your provider is doing all that it can to protect the integrity of your products…

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What is a 3PL Warehouse Management System?

November 14, 2022

With companies holding on to more inventory, the inventory management capabilities of your 3PL partner are more important than ever. At the heart of those capabilities is the 3PL’s warehouse management system (WMS). In this article, we’ll take a closer…

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