The Council’s Director of Logistics Initiatives Suzanne Dickerson will moderate a panel discussion titled “Fast Growing Logistics Models” at the 2017 SC Auto Summit in Greenville. Panelists include: Tim Kirschbaum, General Manager – Senator International Alfred Haas, Manager of Material Control & Supply Assurance – BMW Manufacturing David Edwards, President […]
This month’s Columbia Business Monthly featured a story on SC’s logistics industry and how the Council is working map the industry through its SC Logistics initiative. Click the photo to read the article.
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The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness has received a federal grant to develop the state’s logistics industry cluster. The $175,000 investment from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will partially fund the Council’s initiative to strengthen and develop the state’s logistics industry. The initiative is also funded […]
South Carolina was awarded a 2016 Gold Shovel Award by Area Development for its continued employment and investment growth in 2015. The state’s 3.3 percent growth in employment and increased output from key industry sectors, particularly the aviation and automotive sectors, were two key factors in earning this award for […]
Suzanne Dickerson has been named the director of logistics industry initiatives for the 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 fields of corporate sustainability, […]