Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

North Carolina, the Tar Heel State. North Carolina is first in something else too: business. North Carolina business at a glance. In 2019, FORBES Magazine ranked North Carolina the “ Best State for Business ” for the third year in a row.

Port enhancements seek to boost North Carolina imports and exports

Kanban Logistics

Not surprisingly, 2020 was a bumpy year for North Carolina imports and exports. Meanwhile, in North Carolina, the Port of Wilmington will be home to a new intermodal terminal that will better serve the region’s agricultural industry.

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Looking for a US Foreign Trade Zone? Consider North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at FTZs: what they are, how they could benefit your company, and why North Carolina just may be the perfect place to locate one. Operating a Foreign Trade Zone within North Carolina. location to operate an FTZ: North Carolina.

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

Kanban Logistics

A new intermodal rail terminal in North Carolina. This 330-acre intermodal terminal – the first intermodal hub to be built in Eastern North Carolina – is located in Rocky Mount, NC and is designed to handle approximately 110,000 containers per year.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

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

Kanban Logistics

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. What is the CSX Intermodal North Carolina terminal?

Challenges Facing Local Foods in North Carolina

Supply Chain View from the Field

In the second half of my class on Tuesday, Rebecca Dunning, one of the lead researchers on the NC Growing Together grant, explained some of the channels and opportunities the team has already explored to date. As we noted in my prior blog, one of the biggest challenges for local food producers is the ability to discover and develop market channels to get their produce, fish, meat, poultry, or dairy products to the market. But there are many other challenges as well.

Origins of the Local Food Systems Movement in North Carolina

Supply Chain View from the Field

North Carolina has one of the largest number of hogs and poultry in the US, and a lot of discussion came about around the things that can go wrong with our system. We have more hog processing capacity in North Carolina than anywhere else in the US (or even the world), but there was no place for smaller producers in the contracted supply chain to bring hogs from small farms for processing.

NC State and North Carolina industries step in to provide massive production of new N95 mask and materials

NC State SCRC

Professor Behnam Pourdayhimi is sharing everything he does with the nonwovens companies in North America and around the world, many of which are members of the Institute and work together closely even in normal times.

Supply chain industries have a massive impact on the North Carolina economy

NC State SCRC

NORTH CAROLINA ’ S SUPPLY CHAIN. This recent study on the state of the supply chain industry and its impact on the North Carolina economy was completed by a team of who students recently presented both in front of the North Carolina Legislature (Subcommittee on State Logistics) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in their Charlotte Roundtable. Conduit for Commerce & Economic Development.

Supply Chain News on Researchers at North Carolina State Claim RFID Chip Breakthrough

Supply Chain Digest

Tiny Tag would Cost just Less than One Cent to Make

North Carolina named best state for business – Logistics a big reason

Kanban Logistics

Business Facilities magazine has named North Carolina its “2020 State of the Year.” The magazine has given this award each year since 2007, and this was the first year that North Carolina took home the prize. Manufacturing Logistics North Carolina Outsourcing 3PL

Southeast ports and carriers agree to upgrade chassis pool

The Supply Chain Journal

Port officials in Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; and Wilmington, North Carolina, along with the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, have signed an agreement to upgrade and expand the South Atlantic Chassis Pool (SACP).

Truckers implicated in multimillion-dollar US-Canada tobacco smuggling ring

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck drivers transported loads of contraband tobacco from North Carolina to Mohawk territory in New York and returned with bags of cash and counterfeit cigarettes as part of a U.S.-Canada Canada News Top Stories Trucking North Carolina smuggling Tobacco US-Canada border

Drones in the backyard: FAA grants home delivery to Flytrex

The Supply Chain Journal

The expansion will take place in partnership with Causey Aviation Unmanned , Flytrex’s partner in the test, and a number of retailers participating in the Fayetteville, North Carolina, program, including Walmart ( NYSE: WMT ).

USDA Funds NC State Study: Integrating North Carolina’s small farmers and producers in the global food supply chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) in North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management is one of several partners in a five- year, $3.9 million grant-funded project to build and evaluate supply chains for local farmers and fishers to supply large-scale markets in North Carolina. This project was also motivated by some of our earlier work with shrimpers on North Carolina’s Carteret County coast.

Hot Shots: Blizzard, flood, wildfire and more

The Supply Chain Journal

Torrential rain hit Raleigh, North Carolina, last weekend with a vengeance. Insights News Weather and Critical Events blizzard California flooding North Carolina Rockies snowstorm wildfires Wyoming

Walmart Launches Second U.S. Drone Delivery Pilot in North Carolina

Multichannel Merchant

Flytrex, which has been conducting regular drone deliveries in Reykjavik, Iceland for the past three years, the first in the world, has been taking part in an FAA-approved drone test program in North Carolina since 2018.

Record volumes at the Port of Wilmington NC

Kanban Logistics

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at these Port volumes and how they tie into logistics infrastructure enhancements within North Carolina. Continued North Carolina logistics enhancements. North CarolinaPort volumes across the U.S.

Understanding 3PL Custom Kitting Services

Kanban Logistics

East Coast Logistics Kitting North Carolina Outsourcing 3PL QVC Rework Services“Assembly required.” As consumers, we’re all too familiar with this phrase. It’s made up of two powerful words that, when combined, serve to eat up lots of your time.

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Why a NC warehouse makes sense post-pandemic

Kanban Logistics

In this article, we’ll look at current warehousing trends and tell you why a North Carolina warehouse may make sense for your company. If your company is looking for a new warehouse footprint, you would do well to consider North Carolina. North Carolina Warehousing

Ready for Golf? Reserve your spot today for the 2017 SCLF

Tompkins Blog

We have an exciting addition to this year’s SCLF being held in Durham, North Carolina May 8th to May 10th: our golf event. Blog Events Golf Jim Tompkins North Carolina SCLF Supply Chain Supply Chain Leadership ForumBy: Tompkins International Staff Join us at the 2017 Tompkins International Supply Chain Leadership Forum 2017 (SCLF). This year you will be joining our CEO, Jim Tompkins, along with 200 other supply. The post Ready for Golf?

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News RoundUp for Nov. 30, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Cary, North Carolina Partnering to Improve Lifestyles through IoT. Do you Need an RFID Blocking Wallet, IoT to Support Reducing Supply Chain CO2 Emissions in 2022, Forrester Predicts

Daily Infographic: Top 5 US spots for truck-animal collisions

The Supply Chain Journal

To view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

SEKO Logistics Launches New Facilities in Baltimore and Charlotte

Supply Chain Brain

east coast in Baltimore, Maryland and Charlotte, North Carolina SEKO Logistics, a provider of complete supply chain solutions, has recently opened new regional distribution hubs on the U.S.

Caldwell Hospital Gets a Lean Bill of Health

Inbound Logistics

A North Carolina hospital improves patient care by prescribing a lean and healthy supply chain

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Epes Transport celebrates 90 years

The Supply Chain Journal

By 1945, the company had established offices in Durham and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Early the next year, the company headquarters was relocated to Greensboro, North Carolina. of Durham, North Carolina in July.

Caldwell Hospital Gets a Lean Bill of Health

Inbound Logistics

A North Carolina hospital improves patient care by prescribing a lean and healthy supply chain

Watch: What to Do About the Global Container Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

Rob Handfield, Bank of America Professor of Supply Chain Management with the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University, discusses the reasons behind the current worldwide shortage of ocean containers, and what carriers and manufacturers must do to solve it.

Watch: Seven Forces Reshaping the Economy

Supply Chain Brain

Greg Brown, executive director of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, details the conclusions of a new report, developed in conjunction with the North Carolina CEO Leadership Forum, about current transformative economic trends

Kanban boosts logistics transportation services with additional trailers

Kanban Logistics

While Kanban’s primary service is warehousing and distribution, this trailer acquisition demonstrates the growth of the company’s logistics transportation services in Eastern North Carolina. North Carolina logistics transportation services.

Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

Several states in the east coast, especially the Carolinas, have been on high alert as they await landfall. Supply Chain Impact and Potential Disruptions: As early as Wednesday, September 12, as a safety precaution, operations at Charleston International Airport in South Carolina and Port of Wilmington in North Carolina were halted until further notice. DowDupont sites in North Carolina’s Charlotte, Greenboro, and Fayetteville will have work suspensions.

First Class 8 electric trucks headed for Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

Volvo Trucks North America is based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Electric Trucks Net Zero Carbon News Trucking Class 8 electric trucks Fleetmaster Express net-zero carbon emissions Volvo Trucks North America Volvo VNR electric

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Winning $75K Marketing Case Competition Prize Really Was About.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

The Wake Forest Marketing Summit, a marketing case competition which took place in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at the end of February, is going to be one of my most cherished MBA memories. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013. November 2013. October 2013. Blogroll. Wall Street Journal. UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. UCLA Anderson Speaker Series.

Titanium adds US brokerage office in Denver

The Supply Chain Journal

The Denver office joins Titanium’s ( TSX-V:TTR ) existing brokerages in Charlotte, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and Chicago. . Titanium Transportation Group has opened its fourth U.S.