North Carolina Logistics Blog

Is a VMI strategy right for me?

May 25, 2022

Manufacturing professionals: Are you buying parts and other raw material inventory for your factory just to have it sit for weeks or months prior to consumption? By holding this inventory on your books, you’re doling out money for assets that…

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Looking for a North Carolina Warehouse to Rent? Turn to a 3PL

May 12, 2022

If your company is looking for a North Carolina warehouse to rent, you may be surprised to find ultra-low vacancy rates and stiff competition for availability.

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Why Do You Need a Warehouse with Rail Siding?

April 27, 2022

By working with a third-party logistics provider that offers warehouses equipped with rail siding, you can leverage all of these benefits into a smooth-running supply chain that not only operates more efficiently, but that also maximizes rail’s economies of scale, high speeds, and lower costs.

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Understanding 3PL warehousing of construction materials on the East Coast

April 14, 2022

Here in the mid-Atlantic region, new construction of homes and industrial facilities is a very common sight. But before those new structures are standing tall, the materials used to build them, like lumber and OSB boards, are typically stored in…

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Can Outdoor Warehouse Storage Work for Your Products?

March 31, 2022

If your company is looking for warehousing space, you may be able to scout both inside and outside the facility, depending on your products.  While the term “outdoor warehouse storage” may seem like oxymoron, some warehousing providers can store certain…

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Partner with a 3PL for Flex Warehouse Services

March 16, 2022

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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Understanding 3PL Custom Kitting Services

February 23, 2022

“Assembly required.” As consumers, we’re all too familiar with this phrase. It’s made up of two powerful words that, when combined, serve to eat up lots of your time. For many manufacturers, pre-assembly of component parts is also required during…

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The benefits of using a solar panel warehouse within an FTZ

February 10, 2022

The Biden Administration has issued a 4-year extension of tariffs on solar panels. While this move is sure to have its share of supporters and detractors, it does complicate the supply chains of solar panel importers. In this article, we’ll…

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The CSX Carolina Connector is now open – and already enhanced

January 25, 2022

Those ‘pops’ you might have heard in late 2021 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…

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