UPS ramps up expansion plan with 100,000 more SQF

The United States Parcel Service's $196 million plan to expand its northwest Jacksonville regional distribution hub could be around 100,000 square feet larger than originally envisioned. Plans submitted to the city on Tuesday detailed a 373,000-square-foot expansion that would add three loading wings to its 532,046-square-foot facility at 4420 Imeson Road. Two years ago, when … Continue reading UPS ramps up expansion plan with 100,000 more SQF

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‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

Kristina Jackson at a truck stop in Dunn, N.C., where she often parks her rig between trips, July 16, 2018. As the shortfall threatens a booming economy, an industry that has relied on older, white males is turning to nontraditional drivers like women, teenagers and minorities to form the next generation. “When people think of … Continue reading ‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

How to fix downtown Jacksonville Transit System?

Seven experts from across the country spent a week in Jacksonville – riding the Skyway, walking downtown and meeting with more than 60 stakeholders – to recommend ways to use transportation planning to revitalize downtown. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority invited the experts from the Urban Land Institute, an international nonprofit focused on land use and … Continue reading How to fix downtown Jacksonville Transit System?

Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.

The past five years have been busy ones for the Jacksonville Port Authority, seeing it install larger cranes, improve navigability at Mile Point and build an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility, among other developments. Now, as the authority begins work on its next five-year strategic plan, it could be embarking on a transformational course for the … Continue reading Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.

Suddath’s Tracker recognized as an industry-changing innovation

Suddath's Tracker, a technology that allows the relocation company to track individual items in real-time when moving entire corporate offices, is being recognized as an industry-changing innovation. The company will be presented with a 2018 CIO 100 Award, a prestigious global award, in August. The patent-pending technology, developed by Suddath in partnership with local software … Continue reading Suddath’s Tracker recognized as an industry-changing innovation