Logistics And Distribution Archives

COVER STORY: Shovel Ready Sites Are Growing From The Ground Up

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Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Pedal/Electric Vehicle Manufacturer Expands North Carolina Manufacturing, Opens West Coast Facility

Organic Transit's ELF, an urban mobility solution that fills the space between a bicycle and a car. Legally a bicycle, the ELF can travel on bike paths and park on sidewalks and can carry 8 bags of groceries. The ELF is pedal powered and assisted with a solar powered electric motor. If the ELF did use gasoline, it would get the equivalent of 1800 mpg. Made in the US, each ELF on the road prevents 6 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere each year. Coutersy of D.L. Anderson. (Photo: PRNewsFoto/Organic Transit.) Posted on:

Organic Transit, manufacturer of the ELFpedal/electric vehicle, is moving to a larger facility in Durham, NC and opening a West Coast manufacturing center in San Jose, CA.

Custom Foods To Expand Operations In Owingsville, KY, Create 200 Jobs

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To encourage the investment and job growth in Owingsville, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $3 million through the Kentucky Business Investment program.

Top U.S. Markets For Life Sciences Trend To Smaller Cities In Face Of Patent Cliff

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2012 Life Sciences Cluster Report shows greater Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham rising in importance as industry hubs.

FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era

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A shipping bonanza soon will be heading this way from an expanded Panama Canal. Every major port wants to attract the larger vessels, but who will be ready? From the July/August 2013 issue.

Louisville, KY Getting More eBay

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eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, plans to expand operations in Louisville, creating more than 150 new, full-time jobs and investing up to $45 million in the Commonwealth.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

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Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Benteler Steel/Tube Break Ground At Port Of Caddo-Bossler In Louisiana

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European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.