Systemic improvements in cost efficiency are delivering better pricing to the logistics sector, but gaps in infrastructure are still a problem.
In the food processing competition, the accommodating early bird gets the worm. This means adjusting processing, ingredients and labeling to meet shifting consumer tastes and priorities.
The retail industry has an impact on more than just the clothes in our closets and our daily coffee fix.
After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.
Advanced manufacturing has come a long way, revolutionizing the processes used to build new products and introducing a bevy of innovative technologies, with a heavy emphasis on automation.
The U.S. auto industry recorded its best year ever in 2015, selling 17.5 million cars and light trucks in the U.S., nearly $570 billion in revenue and a 5.7 percent increase over last year.
Rapid advances in technology for new medical devices are outpacing evolving regulatory frameworks, creating a challenge for this sector.
Greater Memphis has an abundant supply of pure, sweet water: the Memphis Sands Aquifer holds nearly 100 trillion gallons of this precious commodity, which is becoming an economic development priority.
In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.
A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.
From driverless cars to all-electric vehicles, the U.S. automotive sector is going into overdrive to meet the surging demand for new cars and prepare for our green energy future.
Foreign-trade zones are playing a greater role in development efforts geared to increased imports and exports.
So far, 2014 has been a banner year for freight haulers, but this success has a down side: a capacity crisis may be looming.
Despite Defense cutbacks, the aerospace industry is being boosted into the stratosphere by the commercial aircraft sector.