As U.S. auto sales surge, U.S. Southeast port are shifting into high gear to win that highly profitable roll-on, roll-off cargo.
10 Aug 2015
Ports in the U.S. Southeast — the country’s fastest growing — are aggressively spreading their intermodal rail reach into the hinterland, giving shippers facing higher truck rates and capacity shortages an added incentive.
06 Aug 2015
Gerber Childrenswear announced a $33 million investment for a distribution center in Berkeley County, South Carolina, another sign of Port of Charleston’s growing role as a major import gateway on the East Coast,
13 Jul 2015
Discount retailer Dollar Tree is building a $104.4 million distribution center in 'upstate' South Carolina, near the Greer Inland Port and the I-85 corridor, expanding its Southeastern logistics footprint.
25 Jun 2015
Northern Nevada tops the list for shippers in advanced manufacturing interested in returning to or expanding existing facilities in the U.S., according to recent study from a national site-selection firm. And while the cost of logistics didn’t figure quantitatively into the firm’s ultimate rankings, total landed costs did.
25 Jun 2015
The plan to deepen Charleston’s harbor to accommodate the latest and largest container ships calling the U.S. East Coast received a key vote of approval.
22 Jun 2015
CaroTrans is launching a new weekly, direct less-than-container-load service from Milan to Charleston starting next month, amid weak westbound volume growth on the trade lane.
19 Jun 2015
Preliminary studies for the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border will continue during the next fiscal year with $2.5 million in funding from the states’ port authorities.
17 Jun 2015
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled record container volume in May and approved $165.5 million in capital spending on new and expanded facilities during its fiscal year that begins July 1.
15 Apr 2015
The Port of Charleston posted a 6.8 percent year-over-year increase in loaded 20-foot-equivalent-unit containers and a 13.7 percent rise in total loaded and empty TEUs during March.