Jaxport proposes $125 million for capital projects next year

Jaxport is proposing $125.7 million in capital project spending in the next fiscal year, a budget prioritized on deepening the St. Johns River to allow larger vessels to visit the port, a new container terminal to handle volumes from the deep-water vessels and berth improvements and rehabilitations. Almost $90 million of the proposed capital spending … Continue reading Jaxport proposes $125 million for capital projects next year

Northeast Florida Current Logistic Jobs

Current Transportation and Logistics Jobs in Northeast Florida Occupational Spotlight  – Forklift Operator/Yulee  by Cor-Tech LLC. Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour Forklift Operator/Yulee -   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Working location at Yulee, Florida Moving and loading doors for shipping. Operating forklift vehicles/equipment to load, unload, move, organize, and shelve merchandise Reading and following shipping/receiving orders … Continue reading Northeast Florida Current Logistic Jobs

Jax logistics firm investing $1 million to become one-stop shop

JZ Expedited Companies is investing more than $1 million this year in assets, facilities and staff that it believes will make it Jacksonville's one-stop shop for heavy lift cargo. Much of the investment will go to bring the company's new, 23-acre facility online. The facility, expected to open in the second quarter, features a 200,000-sq.-ft. … Continue reading Jax logistics firm investing $1 million to become one-stop shop

Tina Meskel Named 2019 Overall Small Business Leader of the Year

(Lt to Rt): Tina Meskel, Kristy Alexander, Heather Borders, Sheila Lusis, Dr. Lauren Cost) Tina Meskel, founder, president and principal engineer of Meskel and Associates Engineering (MAE), was named the Overall 2019 JAX Chamber Small Business Leader of the Year. Meskel, a licensed professional engineer in Florida and Georgia, has more than 25 years experience in geotechnical engineering consulting and subsurface … Continue reading Tina Meskel Named 2019 Overall Small Business Leader of the Year

Wayfair Coming to Jacksonville

Wayfair's plans to build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center at Cecil Commerce Center are moving along swiftly. The online furniture retailer was given the go-ahead on Jan 30th 2019 to begin foundation work on the facility. The foundation work is valued at $1,630,262, according to the permit. The Conlan Company is the general contractor on … Continue reading Wayfair Coming to Jacksonville