Category Archives: Transportation

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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Prime Storage Newland in Columbia joins U-Haul network

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 30, 2016) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Prime Storage Newland has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Columbia community. Prime Storage Newland at 110 Newland Road will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes. Hours…
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Southeastern Freight Promotes Melissa Atkins to Director of Operations Development

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Aug. 24, 2016) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced that Melissa Atkins has been promoted to director of operations development in Columbia, South Carolina. Atkins began her service at Southeastern in 2004 as an outbound support clerk in Valdosta, Georgia, where she excelled and…
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South Carolina Truck Drivers Set to Compete for Industry’s Top Prize

Aug. 3, 2016 -- Next week, American Trucking Associations is set to welcome more than 400 of the trucking industry's top professional truck drivers to Indianapolis for the 79th annual "Super Bowl of Safety," the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Championships. "The safest and most accomplished truck drivers in the country…
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Clean Transportation Plan roundtable discussion Aug. 24

In partnership with SCANA, the South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (SCCEBA) will host a free roundtable discussion Aug. 24 on the development of the Clean Transportation Plan. This is the second SCCEBA Business Roundtable dedicated to Clean Transportation and will largely focus on developing a sense of "the desired state" for the clean transportation…
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S.C. Alliance to Fix Our Roads announces staff structure changes

Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads (SCFOR) Board of Directors announced a change within their nonprofit’s staff structure and operations. As of July 1, 2016, Executive Director Bill Ross will transition to the position of President and CEO. The board-approved management change will give Ross greater flexibility in promoting the…
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NowShip Welcomes Harold Creel to Board of Advisors

Charleston, SC 6 July 2016 -- NowShip is pleased welcome Harold (Hal) Creel as its newest advisory board member. John Krisch, founder of NowShip, stated, "Hal, with his background in admiralty law and transportation, is a welcomed advisor to our growing team. His depth of knowledge brings such value to NowShip, making the next level…
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Ballentine Antiques & Storage in Irmo adds U-Haul Truck Sharing

IRMO, S.C. (June 27, 2016) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ballentine Antiques & Storage has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Irmo community. Ballentine Antiques & Storage at 1620 Dutch Fork Road will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and boxes.…
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NowShip offers online service for shipping of personal items

Columbia SC (30 June 2016) -- Globally there still remains a growing underserved consumer base searching for small shipment services of personal effects. Currently, choices at hand for the consumer are limited to complicated postal services or even more complicated courier services which lack customer guidance or economical rates. As a solution, NowShip's e-commerce platform,…
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Dickerson tapped to develop logistics industry cluster

[caption id="attachment_3280" align="alignleft" width="282"] Suzanne Dickerson[/caption] Suzanne Dickerson has been named the director of logistics industry initiatives for the business-led, non-profit organization, South Carolina Council on Competitiveness. Dickerson transitions to the Council after eight years as director of international business development at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). Dickerson previously worked in the…
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