December 9, 2019

Logistics

FIT Opening New Cargo Facility at Port Everglades

Florida International Terminal, LLC.(FIT) is opening a new 32-acre containerized cargo terminal at Broward County's Port Everglades with double the number of entry gates, and adding new scales, heavy equipment, technology and increased stacking capacity. FIT is already one of the largest cargo terminal operators at Port Everglades and is relocating to make way for the largest capital improvement project in the Port's history. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2018

The 'Gulf to Gadsden Freight Logistics Zone' has been established

Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, and Franklin Counties established the logistics zone to facilitate projects and funding. Read more »
Published on 8/18/2017

Tech Data Announces Chairmanship Transition

Steve Raymund to Retire from Board of Directors; Bob Dutkowsky to be Named Chairman Read more »
Published on 3/31/2017

Grupo Mexico to acquire the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Company

GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V.(“GMXT”), the transportation business unit of Grupo México (MX: GMEXICOB), and the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp (“FEC) today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which GMXT will acquire FEC in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to close subject to satisfaction of closing conditions including the receipt of applicable government approvals. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2017

CSX appoints Fredrik J. Eliasson as President

CEO Michael J. Ward and President Clarence W. Gooden Both Announce Retirement Effective May 31, 2017 Read more »
Published on 2/22/2017

CSX Calls Special Meeting in Light of Extraordinary Mantle Ridge and Hunter Harrison Requests

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) announced that its Board of Directors has called a special meeting of shareholders to seek shareholder guidance on certain extraordinary requests of Mantle Ridge and Hunter Harrison. Read more »
Published on 2/15/2017

Port Everglades Receives Approval for a New Logistics Center

Broward County's Port Everglades will move forward with a public-private partnership with the Port Everglades International Logistics Center, LLC (PE-ILC) for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a new logistics center at the Port, after receiving approval from the Broward County Commission on January 24, 2017. Read more »
Published on 1/30/2017

BlueGrace Logistics doubles job creation goal; plans to add 300 more jobs

Over the past year and half, BlueGrace Logistics has created nearly 300 new jobs, more than doubling their job creation goal announced in 2015. The company will continue expanding in the Tampa Bay area, with plans to create 300 additional jobs over the next few years. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

UPS to expand and modernize Jacksonville hub

Customers better served from $196 million investment that includes advanced automation and more processing capacity Read more »
Published on 11/14/2016

Record-setting year for Jaxport container cargo business

JAXPORT moved a record 968,279 twenty-foot equivalent units (or TEUs, the industry standard for measuring containers) during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2016. The previous JAXPORT record was 936,972 TEUs set in 2014. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2016

Port Manatee celebrates maiden voyage of new World Direct Shipping vessel

Port Manatee has welcomed the M/V Queen B as the new containership in World Direct Shipping's swift cross-Gulf service with Mexico. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2016

In the shadows: JaxPort's intermodal container transfer facility

Jacksonville's port is riding on a nearly $700-million project, still in limbo, that would deepen the channel. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

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