Category Archives: Transportation

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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City of Columbia’s Street Division Wins SCAPA Award

On February 23, 2016, the City of Columbia’s Street Division was awarded the 2015 Project Delivery Award by the South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association (SCAPA) for the Columbiana Drive Reconstruction Project. According to SCAPA, the Project Delivery Award highlights projects that were completed in a timely and efficient manner, and the owner/agency was extremely pleased…
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U-Haul Partners with Columbia’s Uncle Bob’s Self Storage

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Feb. 19, 2016) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Uncle Bob's Self Storage #500 has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Columbia community. Uncle Bob's Self Storage at 6000 Garners Ferry Road will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store…
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Richland Penny Program still accepting public comments on Bikeway Projects

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. – The Richland Penny Program is continuing to receive comments from the public for the 2016 Bikeway Projects. The requested deadline for input is Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at 5 p.m. however, the Program will accept comments after the deadline date. Citizens were informed of the various bike path accommodations during the…
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Central Midlands Regional Transportation Authority seeks to fill vacancy

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Central Midlands Regional Transportation Authority (The COMET). The City is seeking individuals that use or have used the transportation system. Preference will be given to individuals that are currently using the system and have used for a number of years and have…
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