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pharmaceutical storage facilities

Preventing Cross Contact at Food and Pharmaceutical Storage Facilities

February 15, 2018

Product integrity means everything to producers of food and pharmaceutical products, so it needs to be equally important to providers of food and pharmaceutical storage facilities.  We all know that these facilities must go to great lengths to keep products…

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Companies Turn to 3PL Storage in Advance of Solar Panel Import Duty

November 30, 2017

Solar energy is now the fastest-growing source of energy on the planet, with installations growing by 68% annually over the last 10 years.  But not everyone in the industry is happy.  U.S. solar panel manufacturers have cried foul over the…

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Understanding Pharmaceutical Warehousing

November 16, 2017

A study by the Mayo Clinic revealed that 7 out of 10 people in the U.S. take at least one prescription drug.  And, while such drugs can provide vital, even life-saving, benefits, they can only have their intended effects when…

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To Minimize Truck Driver Wait Time, Consider a Cross Dock Strategy

August 31, 2017

As truck drivers face increasing productivity challenges, every moment on the road counts.  Despite this, hours upon hours are routinely wasted through on-the-clock driver wait time at the drop-off point.  This productivity-killing cycle can be reversed, however, when drivers entrust…

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Climate-Controlled Warehousing

Climate-Controlled Warehousing During the Summer Months

July 6, 2017

Logistics companies who handle food and pharmaceutical products must be adept at climate-controlled warehousing – the ability to ensure that product temperature stays within proper range every moment the items are on premises.

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Understanding Food Warehousing

March 31, 2017

If you are a looking for a company to store and/or distribute your food or pharmaceutical products, you will likely encounter warehouse descriptions such as “food grade,” “temperature controlled,” and “climate controlled.”  What do they mean? Whether you know it…

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Kanban Expands North Carolina Warehouse Footprint

February 15, 2017

Business expansion has led Kanban to add a 6th location to our Eastern North Carolina warehouse campus. Kanban warehouse #6 is located in Tarboro, very close to our headquarters campus.

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Is Your 3PL Prepared for Winter Weather?

January 5, 2017

Here are a few of the steps that we take to prepare for unpredictable winter conditions – steps that should be part of every 3PL winter weather preparation plan.

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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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