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SCPA
September 10, 2018 - 10:15 am
CHARLESTON, SC - September 10, 2018 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced the highest monthly container volume in its history, with 206,541 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in August. August container traffic surpassed the Port’s previous record of 201,163 TEUs...
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FILE- In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Parisa Sadrzadeh, a senior manager of logistics for Amazon.com, opens the door of an Amazon-branded delivery van at the request of a photographer in Seattle, following a media event for Amazon to announce a new program that lets entrepreneurs around the country launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages. Amazon says it has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program. The online retailer says “tens of thousands” of individuals have applied for the program, and it had to up its van order to 20,000 from 4,500. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Patrick Gentry
September 05, 2018 - 2:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company said Wednesday that it increased its van order from 4,500 after it was surprised by the number of...
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Patrick Gentry
August 30, 2018 - 2:12 pm
BMW Manufacturing announced today that Jeffrey Gaudiano has been named the new Vice President of Production Control, Logistics, and VPS. He returns to BMW Manufacturing after spending four years as the Managing Director and CEO of BMW Plant Thailand. Gaudiano succeeds Gerald Degen, who has returned...
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Patrick Gentry
August 16, 2018 - 11:23 am
Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC), a technology-driven designer and advanced manufacturer of composite materials and structures for government and industry, has formally announced plans to expand its presence in Greenville County with the addition of a second facility. The company’s $2.7 million...
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Seth Stokes
August 15, 2018 - 11:28 am
Wednesday morning, Ingles opened up their new store in Powdersville. Built alongside the existing location, this store is the first of it's kind in the Upstate. It boasts a Starbucks, expanded cafe area, in-house sushi chef and so much more. I was given a tour of the store and I can say first hand...
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SCRN
South Carolina Radio Network
August 06, 2018 - 10:13 am
AUGUST 6, 2018 BY RENEE SEXTON (South Carolina Radio Network) South Carolina is home to more than 400 commercial aerospace companies, reflecting growth in the industry since 2010. In October, aerospace companies and experts from around the world will be in South Carolina in October for the 5th...
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July 31, 2018 - 10:34 am
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Shareholders of troubled South Carolina utility SCANA have approved a deal to merge the company with Virginia-based Dominion Energy. Around 100 shareholders gathered Tuesday for the meeting in Columbia. The deal gives the Dominion more of a...
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Patrick Gentry
July 25, 2018 - 12:50 pm
As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard. This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of...
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Duke Energy
July 23, 2018 - 10:57 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Duke Energy Progress is launching an affordable option for customers that will enable them to share in the economic benefits from the output of a single solar facility – providing customers another choice that will continue to grow renewable energy in South Carolina. The Shared...
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Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.today announced plans to open a cutting-edge customer care center in Greenville County. Established in partnership with Alorica, one of the world’s leading platforms for customer interactions, the new Connected Customer Care Center will bring 400 additional jobs to...
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