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Gnosis Freight is investing $438,500 in a project that will create 51 new jobs over the next several years. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Feb 29, 2024

Logistics tech company to expand in Charleston County

The investment is expected to create more than 50 new jobs.

Advintage Distributing in Ladson is the distributor New Riff Distilling partnered with to expand its distribution in the state. (Photo/New Riff)
Feb 21, 2024

Kentucky-based distilling company expands into South Carolina market

A family-owned distilling company is now distributing its Kentucky-made bourbons and ryes across South Carolina — making it the 29th state the brand can be found in for sale.

SC Biz News has unviled its 2024 Logistics Power List honorees. (DepositPhotos contributed to this illustration)
Feb 15, 2024

Meet the 2024 SC Biz News Logistics Industry Power List honorees

South Carolina's logistics industry is constantly on the move, delivering and exporting goods across The Palmetto State and beyond. Meet the executives on the front lines in our latest Power List feature.

Carrix, a Seattle-based marine terminal operator in the U.S. and the Americas, has rebranded of Ceres Terminals as SSA Marine, following Carrix’s acquisition of the company. (Photo/Carrix)
Jan 17, 2024

Charleston marine terminal company rebranded after acquisition

The company is among the world's leading independent, privately held marine terminal operators.

NOVA Infrastructure has added A&R Bulk-Pak a South Carolina-based provider of contract packaging, transloading, warehousing and other critical supply chain services for the petrochemical industry, to its lineup.
Dec 12, 2023

Investment firm acquires Charleston logistics, warehousing company

The company operates a 240,000 square foot warehouse that features two high-speed automated packaging lines, rail access to the CSX main-line, and onsite storage for over 120 railcars.

Nov 22, 2023

Logistics company invests $16.45M in new Charleston County facility

The new 340,000-square-foot building is expected to create 250 jobs and increase the company's Southeast presence, with other East Coast locations in Florence and in New Jersey.

Oct 31, 2023

State of the Ports: South Carolina a powerful alternative gateway

During her second State of the Port address, South Carolina Ports President and CEO Barbara Melvin showcased how SC Ports is a powerhouse port, serving as a powerful alternative gateway for cargo owners seeking a well-run port in the thriving Southeast market, a South Carolina Port Authority news release stated. With more than $[...]

Oct 13, 2023

How this Charleston startup uses tech to track cargo across the globe

As COVID-19 brought the global supply chain into focus with myriad disruptions, it became clear the lack of visibility in overseas shipments needed to be addressed. It also marked a turning point in the future of logistics, as it was clear new tools and technology would be necessary to avoid similar problems in the future. [&hel[...]

Sep 26, 2023

North Carolina company buys Lake City trucking firm

A Wilmington, N.C.-based distributor of resin thermoplastics intends to buy a South Carolina trucking company to complement its distribution efforts in the Palmetto State. PolyQuest Inc. will buy Baker Transportation Inc. in Williamsburg County’s Lake City to expand its capability to deliver resin products to customers in [...]

Sep 21, 2023

Inland Port Greer has biggest month ever

Inland Port Greer achieved an all-time record month in August, handling 16,857 rail moves. This marked the most monthly moves in its history and a 52% increase year-over-year, according to the South Carolina Ports Authority. Norfolk Southern moves cargo to and from the inland port for advanced manufacturers, automotive companies[...]

Aug 22, 2023

South Carolina Ports Authority starts fiscal year with strong numbers

South Carolina Ports enters fiscal year 2024 with numbers that continue to reflect a vigorous port operation as well as strength in the regional economy. S.C. Ports handled 208,134 TEUs and 115,422 pier containers in July, according to a news release from the S.C. Ports Authority. TEU is a shipping industry measurement meaning 2[...]

Jul 24, 2023

Nationwide logistics firm unveils fulfillment center at Berkeley Charleston Tradeport

A nationwide logistics firm has opened a fulfillment center near the port of Charleston. The facility at 369 N. Cypress Drive at the Berkeley Charleston Tradeport will help Unis LLC better serve its growing customer base, create new job opportunities and contribute to the area’s roots in the logistics industry, according t[...]