North Carolina Logistics Blog

warehouse business continuity plan

Does your 3PL have a warehouse business continuity plan?

July 16, 2021

Hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, fires, and floods; these are just some of the disasters that can endanger people and property. They can also endanger your products – even within the seemingly safe confines of a 3PL warehouse. With such disasters becoming…

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Lean on a 3PL with a rail transload facility

June 24, 2021

If you follow the logistics industry, you know that ocean shippers are dealing with rising rates, container shortages, and backed up seaports. Companies that ship over the road are dealing with a similar capacity crunch and rising rates. Rail transportation,…

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Find warehouse workers: Navigating the challenges

June 10, 2021

If your company is having trouble finding warehouse workers, you’re not alone. Warehouse staff is harder to come by than ever, with great competition for available candidates. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the current challenges and…

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Why it makes sense to outsource logistics post-pandemic

May 27, 2021

While we’re not completely out of the woods with COVID-19, there are many signs of life returning to pre-pandemic normalcy. A key question that logistics pros must consider is whether “normal” will look the same post-pandemic as it did before…

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Record volumes at the Port of Wilmington NC

May 13, 2021

Port volumes across the U.S. are shattering records and the Port of Wilmington NC is no exception. After a COVID-related slowdown in early 2020, volumes at the Port have continued to climb. In this article, we’ll take a closer look…

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supply chain visibility

Healthcare companies can partner with 3PLs for supply chain visibility

April 29, 2021

The coronavirus has taught us all many valuable lessons. For companies within the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, the pandemic has further highlighted the importance of supply chain visibility. In this article, we’ll examine the role that third-party logistics (3PL) companies…

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find warehouse workers

Can’t find warehouse workers? Turn to a 3PL

April 15, 2021

If your company runs its own warehouse, finding warehouse workers is likely an ongoing concern. Warehouse employees are hard to come by and competition for their services is more heated than ever. In this article, we’ll examine how a third-party…

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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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port of virginia

No Congestion Issues at the Port of Virginia

March 11, 2021

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…

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