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.

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 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.

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

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.

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?

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.

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

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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.

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.

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

Elementum

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.

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

Logility

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.

What is Supply Chain Visibility and Why Isn’t It Enough?

Logistics Viewpoints

Previously she served in roles as director of Analytical Consulting Services at the University of North Carolina Health Care System, senior manager of the Advanced Analytics Customer Liaison Group in SAS’ Research and Development Division, and Director of the SAS Global Academic Program.

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.

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

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.

SCRC Meeting Insights – Part I

NC State SCRC

This was followed by a great set of insights from Dana Magliola, Lindsay Schilleman, and John Elliott, three MBA’s who shared their insights on the impact of the supply chain industry in North Carolina. This report was presented to the North Carolina Legislature, as well as the NC Chamber of Commerce. We believe this is a call for the NC Legislature and government to sit up and take notice of the impact of the supply chain to the state of North Carolina.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

Light ice accumulation in parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Piedmont of northern North Carolina and southern Virginia could cause hazardous driving conditions. UPDATE: 02.15.21.

COVID-19 UPS and CVS will use drones to deliver prescriptions in Florida

Operations and Supply Chain Management

UPS, which has been conducting limited drone delivery experiments in North Carolina, said it is expanding its drone service to help people who are sheltering in place due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 presents an opportunity to expand limited drone delivery tests.

Vaccinating the Supply Chain 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. Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley.

Hurricane Florence path includes 4 port cities

DAT Solutions

Port of Wilmington, North Carolina - This port is right in the center of the hurricane path and is expected to be the hardest hit. Port of Charleston, South Carolina - This port will be CLOSED at least Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and possibly longer depending on conditions. More than 200,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) passed through South Carolina Ports in August.

Latest Advances and Applications in the Internet of Things (IoT) Technology

DELMIA Quintiq

In a relatively simple application, Cary, North Carolina is using the IoT to track the condition of its traffic lights.

Don’t Wait for Standards Before Moving Closer to Smarter Manufacturing

GlobalTranz

Author information Rana Tarakji Contributor at PDF Electric & Supply Rana Tarakji is a contributor at PDF Electric & Supply, an automation supplier with corporate office located in Cary, North Carolina. Smart Manufacturing has been making a lot of noise in the manufacturing industry, mostly due to how automation can greatly improve manufacturing operations through enhanced productivity.

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

As of the writing of this, swing states including Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia, and North Carolina were still counting ballots, and the races are too close to call. As I wrote earlier this week, the election is behind us – well, maybe not. With record numbers of mail-in votes still being counted, a winner has yet to be declared.

Hurricane Florence: What We Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday. As of 11 AM ET on Wednesday, it’s travelling about 485 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and roughly 520 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with winds of about 125 mph, according to the NHC.

NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

SCM Research

I spent the last couple of days at North Carolina State University to work on a joint research project with my good friend Robert Handfield.

Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday. As of 11 AM ET on Wednesday, it’s travelling about 485 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and roughly 520 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with winds of about 125 mph, according to the NHC.

No Congestion Issues at the Port of Virginia

Kanban Logistics

Located in Eastern North Carolina, less than two hours from the Port, Kanban has over 1 million square feet of prime DC space. If you’ve seen the word “port” in the news recently, it’s usually followed by another word: “congestion.” Major seaports, most notably the Ports of L.A.