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
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?
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, 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
Current Northeast Florida Transportation & Logistics Jobs 2018 Jacksonville Logistics Report Northeast Florida is America’s Logistics Center – one of the only centrally located East Coast regions offering all four pillars of logistics: rail, air, maritime and highway. This makes the seven county region ideal for international trade, and logistics and supply chain management investments … Continue reading Jacksonville Americas Logistics Center