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Recent reports on the logistics industry in the United States and South Carolina.
The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (The Council), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, and the Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE in Maryland announced today the establishment of the South Carolina Fraunhofer USA Alliance (SCFUSA). The Alliance is a collaborative effort to advance applied research in engineering and technology […]
What does the growth in trucking, rail, water and air look like for the next twenty years? This progress is measured through the scope of the number of tons moved by each category as well as the value of each freight method over time. *Source: IHS TRANSEARCH Data (2018)
Dillon is the most cost-effective location for distribution warehousing operations according to a recent study commissioned by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness’ SC Logistics Industry Initiative. The study was undertaken in partnership with the South Carolina Ports Authority and conducted by New Jersey-based consulting firm, The Boyd Company, Inc., to determine the most […]
The first-ever study of South Carolina’s logistics industry shows that it is one of the largest industry clusters in the state. 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 and distribution centers. […]
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ most recent Infrastructure Report Card for South Carolina offers key facts about the state’s infrastructure. ASCE grades all of the nation’s 50 states and offers key solutions. See the full report here.
The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics National Report shows how each state ranks among its peers in several areas of the economy that underlie the success of manufacturing and logistics. These specific measures include: manufacturing and logistics industry health, human capital, cost of worker benefits, diversification of the industries, state-level productivity and innovation, expected fiscal liability, […]
Beyond Traffic is an invitation to the American public—including the users, developers, owners, and operators of the transportation network and the policy officials who shape it—to have a frank conversation about the shape, size, and condition of that system and how it will meet the needs and goals of our nation for decades to come. […]
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, South Carolina State Ports Authority, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, and other key stakeholders have updated the South Carolina Multimodal Transportation Plan (MTP), “Charting a Course to 2040”. The MTP is updated every 5 years to reflect the […]