Continental Tire, The Americas (CTA) has integrated Inland Port Greer into its supply chain, generating significant economic and environmental benefits to the company and region. The Fort Mill, S.C.-based company, which has operations in Fort Mill, Sumter and Fountain Inn, employs more than 1,600 South Carolinians to produce passenger, light truck and commercial tires for […]
First study of South Carolina’s logistics industry finds more than 600 companies, $32.9 billion impact
The logistics industry cluster is one of the largest in South Carolina according to a study released by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (Council). Authored by Dr. Joseph Von Nessen, the study finds that there are more than 600 logistics companies operating in the state, from transportation, to air freight providers, to warehouse […]
CHARLESTON, SC – On Wednesday, Nov. 1, SC Logistics, the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness’s logistics industry cluster intiative, welcomed more than 100 industry professionals for an in-depth look at the state’s rapidly growing and evolving logistics industry to its inaugural Tech Talk conference. The event, which took place at the Charleston Music Hall, boasted a participant […]
The Council’s Director of Logistics Industry Initiatives Suzanne Dickerson will chair a panel discussion on tech and logistics on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the inaugural Automotive Packaging Summit (AutoPack) in Greenville. Additional speakers engaging in the conversation with Dickerson include: Klaus Lysdal of I-Containers; Tanner Fogle of Clemson Transport Package Testing Lab; Ben Nguku from […]
SC Logistics will host its inaugural Tech Talk event on Sept. 13 at the historic Charleston Music Hall. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m., immediately following the South Carolina International Trade Conference. The program is designed for thought leaders and decision makers from the transportation, distribution and logistics economies. We’ll discuss the cutting-edge technologies […]
Suzanne Dickerson, the Council’s director of logistics industry initiatives, presented at the South Carolina Automotive Council’s Supply Chain Visibility meeting on Nov. 10, 2016, at Trident Technical College in North Charleston. Dickerson spoke about South Carolina’s logistics industry’s impact on economic growth, the importance of investing in infrastructure and transportation, and the opportunities and challenges […]
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.