Category Archives: Transportation

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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Colliers’ Ron Anderson named Vice Chair of transportation authority

Columbia, SC, May 18, 2016 – Colliers International’s Ron Anderson was elected to Vice Chair of The Central Midlands Regional Transportation Authority (CMRTA) Board of Directors. Anderson has served as the City of Columbia’s representative on the CMRTA Board since November 2011, and has assisted in CMRTA’s transformation into a thriving transit system. During his…
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Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Richard Slater to Regional Human Resource Manager

LEXINGTON, S.C. (May 5, 2016) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced that Richard Slater has been promoted to regional human resource manager, serving the company’s Support Center, Western Billing and Columbia, South Carolina, Fleet Services facilities. Slater has four and a half years of experience at…
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Columbia Airport Welcomes Operations Manager and Supervisor

(Cayce) Columbia Metropolitan Airport’s Operations Department is under new leadership with Megan Atkins Thoben assuming the position of Operations Manager and Ryan Kreulen joining the airport team as the Operations Supervisor. Prior to arriving at CAE, Megan spent over five years at Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington KY, where she began her career in…
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