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Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.


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Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Transportation articles below.


U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.

TOC Logistics International Creating 87 Jobs In Indiana

The global supply chain logistics company is investing more than $1.8 million to expand its Indianapolis headquarters.

Logistics & Distribution: Delivering The Goods In A Real-Time Economy

Efficiency, optimization and speed have always been top priorities in logistics and transportation. Today, as digital transformations are ushering in the next revolution of industry, known as Industry 4.0, these priorities are even more crucial.

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.

Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

The Woodlands, TX: A Thriving Hub For Corporate Headquarters

Located just 27 miles north of Houston, The Woodlands Area includes The Woodlands and the cities of Oak Ridge North and Shenandoah.

Atlas World Group Expanding Indiana HQ

Atlas World Group Inc. will invest more than $1.1 million to expand its Evansville, IN headquarters, adding up to 75 new jobs by 2023.

Hapag-Lloyd America Creating Over 360 Jobs In Georgia

The multinational transportation company will invest $5.5 million in an expansion of the Hapag-Lloyd Quality Service Center in Gwinnett County, GA.

Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

From a world renowned airport to new commuter rail, Orlando knows how to gets things moving.

Missing Link

After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

State Focus: The Carolina Closeness

While North and South Carolina are clearly separate entities, they share more than a border when it comes to business.

Logistics: On the Road, Water or Rails…or in the Air — AGAIN

Despite an uneven track record in annual revenues vs. costs, the logistics industry keeps on trucking, railing, sailing and flying to get your goods where they need to go.

Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.

FEATURE STORY: Rhode Island Is Big On The Future

Rhode Island is marshalling all of its assets, including a burgeoning Knowledge District in the heart of Providence, to put the state in a prime position to meet the challenges of 21st century economic development. From the March/April 2012 issue

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Georgia Ports Authority To Double Port of Savannah Capacity

To keep up with growing container trade, the GPA plans to double Garden City Terminal’s annual capacity from 5.5 million to 11 million TEUS. Improvements will include a new container port on Hutchinson Island, expansion of GPA’s ship-to-shore crane fleet and berth improvements.