North Carolina Logistics Blog

Distribution centers in North Carolina

Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

March 26, 2020

North Carolina, the Tar Heel State. Home to the Great Smokey Mountains, legendary college basketball, and the scene of the Wright Brothers’ first successful flight at Kitty Hawk. In fact, the “First in Flight” motto still appears on the state’s…

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3PL warehousing

3PL Warehousing 101

February 27, 2020

The modern warehouse offers much more than basic storage. It’s home base for sophisticated eCommerce operations, high-velocity retail distribution, vendor managed inventory, and a variety of other services. While you can build and staff your own warehouse and perform these…

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what is contract warehousing

What is contract warehousing?

January 23, 2020

Your products need warehousing for storage and distribution. But ‘warehousing’ is a broad term with many different definitions. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at one type of warehousing as we answer the question, “what is contract warehousing?”

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food logistics services

What to Look for in a Food Logistics Services Warehouse

January 9, 2020

If you’re looking for a warehousing provider to store your food products, you’re looking for more than storage space – you’re looking for an expert that will protect the integrity of your products. To help you find your food logistics…

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Top Kanban Logistics Posts of 2019

December 19, 2019

Kanban’s blog covers a wide range of topics. So, it’s always interesting to see the ones that resonated most with our readers. In this post, we’ll look back at our best-read blog posts of 2019.

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product rework companies

What do Product Rework Companies Do?

December 12, 2019

When you’re looking for logistics services such as warehousing, one word that you might see pop up regularly is “rework.” In short, rework is a value-added service provided by many third-party logistics providers (3PLs). It’s also an umbrella term that…

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How 3PL Cross Docking Can Support Retail Distribution

November 20, 2019

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers perform a wide variety of big-ticket services, from warehousing and eCommerce fulfillment to transportation and drayage. Sometimes, however, it’s our lower-key offerings that can pay big dividends for our customers. One of these offerings is cross…

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what is drayage

What is drayage? Finding the right provider to transport your products

November 7, 2019

If you have products coming into the U.S. on shipping containers, a logical question you might have is “what do I do with them once they reach the port?” The process starts with drayage.

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csx carolina connector

Interview: Norris Tolson Discusses CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal

October 9, 2019

This past April, a ground-breaking ceremony was held to begin construction of the Carolina Connector intermodal rail terminal in Rocky Mount, NC. The terminal is the result of a joint effort between CSX and the North Carolina Department of Transportation…

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