North Carolina Logistics Blog

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Turn to a 3PL for East Coast container yard services

November 30, 2021

Supply chain disruptions have caused bottlenecks throughout the country. Many of those bottlenecks involve shipping containers – difficulties getting them off of port or rail, unloading container contents into a warehouse, and getting them back to port. In this article,…

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Turn to a 3PL to support intermodal rail transport in North Carolina

October 14, 2021

Despite a slower September, intermodal rail transport volumes have increased significantly in 2021 as many shippers take advantage of this cost-effective mode of transport.

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Logistics in the Manufacturing Industry: New report highlights 3PL benefits

September 9, 2021

The past few years have been quite the rollercoaster for manufacturers. Pandemic-related supply chain disruptions and labor shortages have hit hard, while consumer demand for products has simultaneously skyrocketed. In this article, we’ll look at the latest reports on manufacturing…

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Some positive signs, but warehouse labor shortage continues

August 26, 2021

The impacts of the warehouse labor shortage continue to be felt across the supply chain. The need for warehouse labor is greater than ever, but there just haven’t been enough workers to meet the demand. In this article, we’ll look…

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CSX Intermodal terminal in North Carolina opens in September as rail volumes rise

August 12, 2021

At Kanban Logistics, we’ve been following every development of the CSX Intermodal terminal in North Carolina (also known as the “Carolina Connector”) since the original plans were unveiled back in 2016. Since that time, the project has had some tumultuous…

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Can’t find available warehouse space? Turn to a 3PL

July 29, 2021

If you’re struggling to find available warehouse space for your products, you’re not alone. Space availability is at an all-time low as both B2C and B2B companies compete for facilities across the country. This includes small companies as well as…

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Does your 3PL have a warehouse business continuity plan?

July 16, 2021

Hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, fires, and floods; these are just some of the disasters that can endanger people and property. They can also endanger your products – even within the seemingly safe confines of a 3PL warehouse. With such disasters becoming…

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Lean on a 3PL with a rail transload facility

June 24, 2021

If you follow the logistics industry, you know that ocean shippers are dealing with rising rates, container shortages, and backed up seaports. Companies that ship over the road are dealing with a similar capacity crunch and rising rates. Rail transportation,…

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Find warehouse workers: Navigating the challenges

June 10, 2021

If your company is having trouble finding warehouse workers, you’re not alone. Warehouse staff is harder to come by than ever, with great competition for available candidates. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the current challenges and…

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