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.

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


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


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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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 ).

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.

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

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.

Transportation Impact celebrates name change

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Impact announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity Monday, unveiling a new name, logo, domain name, and tagline.

9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Haversack Holdings (Huntersville, North Carolina) — A logistics firm that empowers clients’ customized solutions through live analytics and a team of logistics professions. Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

On Tuesday , ENERGY Transportation Group, an asset-based third-party logistics firm headquartered in Montreal, announced the opening of its brokerage division in Chattanooga, Tennessee, furthering its penetration into the North American transportation ecosystem.

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


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.

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.

Winter Weather Alert: South-Central U.S. and Mid-Atlantic Brace for a Second Winter Storm


On Wednesday evening, significant ice accumulations are expected from East Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley to Virginia and North Carolina Piedmont. A new winter storm system will impact the South-Central U.S.

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


SEPT 19 UPDATES: Over 200 roads in South Carolina, and 1000 roads (including major highways) in North Carolina have been closed. Storm surge remains one of the biggest risks, and residents in the Carolinas are being warned of flood threats well into the rest of the week. North Carolina's Cape Fear river is rising and is expected to crest at 62 feet today, threatening 12,000 residents as it floods the surrounding area. In North Carolina, Gov.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis; Evansville, Indiana; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

Logistics Woes Start People Thinking About Christmas in July

Enterra Insights

… Christmas in July started [88] years ago on July 24th and 25th in 1933 at a girls’ camp called Keystone Camp in Brevard, North Carolina.”[1] 1] Katherine Owen, “ The Real Story Behind Christmas in July Started in North Carolina ,” Southern Living, July 2017. [2] Celebrating Christmas in July has been around for longer than most people realize.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19


Brooks Brothers converted its New York, North Carolina and Massachusetts factories from manufacturing ties, shirts and suits to making masks and gowns. [ [link] ] Canada Goose.

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Andrew has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science from North Carolina State University. Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley.

What Are the Best Business Schools?

SCM Research

1) Pennsylvania (Wharton), (2) Washington (Olin), (3) Carnegie Mellon (Tepper), (4) Worcester Polytechnic, (5) Michigan (Ross), (6) North Carolina State (Poole), (7) North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler), (8) Boston U., (9) You are looking for a business school and you do not know where to enroll? A ranking might help. One of these rankings is from Bloomberg Businessweek.

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.

How is a semiconductor made?

The Supply Chain Journal

The most pure silicon is found in the purest quartz rocks, which come from a quarry in Spruce Pine, North Carolina.