Category Archives: Transportation

Greg Jackson joins Mangum’s, Inc as Business Development Manager

[caption id="attachment_8799" align="alignleft" width="2656"] Mangum's can coordinate with ocean and air freight companies for movement of over-dimensional cargo.[/caption] Greg Jackson has just joined Mangum's, Inc. as the Business Development Manager. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the heavy equipment industry. During this time he has served in both sales and management in North…
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I-77 Alliance Launches New Data Dashboard for Region

The South Carolina I-77 Alliance launched a new data dashboard for their four-county region, which provides research and data trends needed to make business and policy decisions for prospective employers, site selectors, and other economic development stakeholders. The new statistical dashboard at I77Alliance.com makes it easy to find current economic, demographic and workforce information sourced…
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Walk/Bike City & Campus Celebration

USC Student Health Services, Sustainable Carolina, University Facilities and the City of Columbia will host a Walk/Bike City & Campus Celebration on Monday, April 17, to promote physically active and sustainable transportation. The University and City’s pedestrian- and bike-friendly routes encourage increased physical activity and strengthen these communities. The celebration will begin at 11:30 a.m.…
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The Pete Store Named 2016 North American Dealer Of The Year

The Pete Store, LLC has been named 2016 North American Dealer Group of the Year by Peterbilt Motors Company. This award recognizes excellence in areas of outstanding fleet sales and support, PACCAR MX engine sales and territory acquisition by increasing their area of responsibility to a total of 15 locations in seven states. The award…
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New U-Haul Dealer Prime Storage offers Trucks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 13, 2017) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Prime Storage Columbia Sparkleberry has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Columbia community. Prime Storage at 810 Sparkleberry Lane will offer U-Haul trucks, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes. Hours of operation…
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Prime Storage Aims to Increase Customers with U-Haul

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 13, 2017) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Prime Storage Columbia Longtown has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Columbia community. Prime Storage at 405 Longtown Road will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes.…
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Harsco Rail Employee Awarded Prestigious Title By Railway Age

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 28, 2017) — Harsco Rail announced today that Evan P. Sevel, Global Director of Equipment, has been selected as one of “Railway Age’s” Fast Trackers — 10 Rising Stars Under 40 list. This is the 2nd annual contest that profiles 10 individuals who’ve made an impact in their respective fields within the…
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SC Asphalt Pavement Association honors 2016 Quality Pavement Award recipients

The South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association recently honored winners of the 2016 SCAPA Quality Pavement Awards Program during the 2017 SCAPA Winter Conference at the Marriott in Columbia, SC.  Seventeen projects were submitted for consideration this year, and 5 projects were selected for an award. The Green Construction Award is awarded to projects which use…
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EPA awards South Carolina $1.1 million for cleaner school buses

Columbia, S.C. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded South Carolina more than $1.1 million to replace 57 school buses with new cleaner models. "We are pleased to have been awarded this funding which will go to replacing our state's aging fleet with lower emission and more efficient buses," said State Superintendent of Education…
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SC Alliance to Fix Our Roads annual meeting Jan. 23

SC Alliance to Fix Our Roads Annual Meeting Maintaining Momentum: Finalizing a Long-Term Plan to Move South Carolina Forward Monday, January 23, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 2100 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Three Great Reasons to Attend: Support for fixing our roads is at…
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