North Carolina Logistics Blog

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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6 Things to Look for in a Food Grade Warehouse

6 Things to Look for in a Food Grade Warehouse

July 7, 2016

Food products require special care and handling across the entire supply chain. Add the complexities of regulatory compliance to the equation and the situation becomes even more challenging.

Finding the right warehouse for food storage and distribution is an important task that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Whether you need dry storage, frozen food storage, refrigerated storage, or a combination of all three, there are some key factors to consider when choosing a logistics partner.

Here are six things to take into consideration.

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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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Flexible warehouse solutions

Finding a Flexible Warehouse Solution

May 2, 2016

A flexible warehouse allows costs to parallel revenue. Flexible warehousing gives businesses a variable cost model where distribution costs parallel their revenue stream – a financially sound and flexible warehouse solution.

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The Benefits of Kitting Services for Manufacturing: Run Your Factory Like a Doctor’s Office

March 3, 2016

When you outsource kitting to 3PLs, you can free up storage and manufacturing space, improve productivity, reduce labor costs, reduce inventory, and improve cash flow. Realize the benefits of kitting and run your factory more like a doctor’s office. Match the work with the appropriate skill level. Your assembly workers, and your CFO, will thank you.

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Choosing an Economical East Coast Warehouse

December 29, 2015

If your company is seeking an East Coast warehouse, cost is obviously a major consideration.  And cost, as it relates to warehousing, comes down to two things: land and people. Where land is less expensive, the cost to build or…

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Dealing with minimum charges from fulfillment companies

December 10, 2015

If you are searching for warehouse fulfillment companies in North Carolina, or anywhere, you may come up against “minimums.” These minimum requirements can be a non-starter for smaller companies just ramping up their volumes.  Following are some thoughts on minimums.…

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7 Advantages of a North Carolina Logistics Hub

November 12, 2015

As your business grows, a North Carolina logistics hub could make sense for many reasons. North Carolina offers a dynamic economy in a place where people want to be. Statistics show that North Carolina is growing at twice the national…

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How to Scale a Business: Think 3PL

October 29, 2015

Programs like Shark Tank and funding sites like Kickstarter have put a spotlight on entrepreneurs who have an idea and an appetite for growth. Top of mind for these new companies is how to scale a business. These entrepreneurs have…

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