North Carolina Logistics Blog

Where Should I Locate My East Coast DC?

September 29, 2016

Finding an efficient and cost-effective location for an East Coast DC or fulfillment center is an extremely important decision. In the Eastern U.S., there are many different options available. Consider centralized distribution from Eastern North Carolina, which is exactly halfway between Miami and Boston. Here are some considerations and suggestions.

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flex warehouse services

Reduce Manufacturing Time, Space and Costs with an Inbound Warehouse

September 15, 2016

When it comes to inbound warehousing, experienced logistics service providers can help reduce inventory, free up valuable resources, make room for more equipment and employees, and enhance cash flow.

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North Carolina FTZs

Saving Money With a North Carolina FTZ

September 2, 2016

If you’re looking for a more economical and streamlined way to manage your company’s foreign or domestic shipments, then a North Carolina Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) may be just the ticket. Also referred to as “free trade zones,” FTZs are neutral secured areas that for legal purposes are considered outside of U.S. Customs territory. FTZs offer several economic advantages for businesses involved in international trade.

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CSX Carolina Connector coming to Rocky Mount, NC.

6 Ways the CSX North Carolina Intermodal Hub Will Benefit Shippers

August 18, 2016

CSX is building their new “Carolina Connector” (CCX) intermodal hub & railway terminal in Rocky Mount, NC – minutes away from Kanban Logistics. Here are 6 ways the CCX will benefit East Coast shippers.

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FTZ or Bonded Warehouse. What is the difference.

FTZ or a Bonded Warehouse – What’s the Difference?

August 4, 2016

If you’re trying to decide between a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and a bonded warehouse, there are a few key points to consider before making your decision. Here’s the lowdown on each option, the key differentiators between them, and the advantages of using one versus the other.

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4 Good Startup Fulfillment Strategies

July 21, 2016

Startup companies already face enough challenges on the path to success. Buried somewhere within those is one centered on getting your product to your end customer: defining your fulfillment strategies. Here are four fulfillment strategies that can help ensure a smooth process as your products move from your warehouse or DC and out into your customers’ hands,

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5 Indicators That It’s Time to Outsource Order Fulfillment

June 9, 2016

There comes a time in every growing company’s life when it has to ask itself this question: Should I outsource order fulfillment or continue managing it in-house? Here are five good indicators that it may be time to outsource order fulfillment to a reputable third party.

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Shopify Fulfillment Services: E-tailers Can Link to Any Fulfillment Partner with Shopify

May 26, 2016

eCommerce platforms like Shopify make it easy to integrate with just about any fulfillment partner you choose. So take your time and choose the partner that will act as an extension of your operation, making sure the right product is sent on time and in perfect condition.

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Panama Canal Expansion Project (Finally) Completed

May 12, 2016

Panama Canal expansion project opens up opportunities for Norfolk and other East Coast ports, giving shippers options they never had before.

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