VOL. 128 | NO. 239 | Monday, December 9, 2013
EMPHASIS Distribution & Logistics
Turbulence at Memphis International Airport paves way for clearer skies in 2014
The facelift of Memphis International Airport has continued throughout 2013 despite peaks and valleys for the airport’s passenger business.
Don Lake, vice president of international operations for Dunavant Logistics Group, will add another accomplishment to an already impressive and diverse logistics resume.
Blue Sky Couriers is enjoying steady growth over the past several years thanks to geographic expansion and diversification of its services.
On the eve of a critical vote by the Memphis City Council, a report from Moody’s Investors Service gives a “negative” outlook to its Aa3 rating of $23.6 million in revenue bonds the city plans to use to finance the purchase of AutoZone Park and improvements to it.
After getting a rough reception last week, the deal for the city of Memphis to buy AutoZone Park and the St. Louis Cardinals to buy the Memphis Redbirds baseball team returns to the Memphis City Council Monday, Dec. 9, for a vote.
Criminal Court Judge Bobby Carter opened his re-election bid with the sound of bagpipes in the clubhouse of the Overton Park Golf Course.
It might take a freight train to hold all of the services offered by CTSI-Global, the Memphis-based global supplier of supply chain management expertise and technology to the logistics industry.
The Memphis City Council will meet Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
One generative exercise for any CPG company to explore growing market share is hold a session where a team role-plays a wide array of alternative revenue models for a particular brand.
MEMPHIS (AP) – National Civil Rights Museum President Beverly C. Robertson says the death of Nelson Mandela is the loss of "a great soldier and a courageous leader."
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than many had thought.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers increased their spending in October even though their wages and salaries barely increased, raising questions about how strong the economy will grow at the end of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – It looks like President Barack Obama's fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents.