VOL. 127 | NO. 176 | Monday, September 10, 2012
SPECIAL EMPHASIS: Logistics
Trucker shortage has industry scrambling to meet shipping demands
In Memphis several weeks ago for a breakfast with a dozen truck line owners, Dave Huneryager, the president and CEO of the Tennessee Trucking Association, took his own informal survey of the shortage of truck drivers.
After years of work and coordination, a training program for workers in transportation, warehousing and logistics begins in January at Sheffield Career and Technology Center.
When W. Neely Mallory III learned in late July that he had been appointed chairman of the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Regional Logistics Council, he was honored to assume that leadership role, he said.
The former chief financial officer of Silver Airways in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is the new senior vice president and chief financial officer of Pinnacle Airlines Corp.
Shelby County Commissioners will appoint two new members to the countywide school board at their Monday, Sept. 10, meeting.
The largest commercial and industrial construction association in West Tennessee is preparing for its annual celebration recognizing the quality and innovation of merit shop construction.
Some of Memphis’ most prominent health care leaders discussed the changing U.S. health care system during the Memphis Business Group on Health’s fourth annual conference Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
The bank with the biggest customer deposit share in Tennessee – and the second biggest in Memphis – may be getting bigger soon.
At one point in a two-hour presentation and discussion with the countywide school board last week, Mike Casserly of the Council of the Great City Schools warned the board that going with an advisory committee in the search for a superintendent could present problems.
Founded in 1856, Patterson Warehouses Inc. is one of the leaders and most respected players in Memphis’ robust third-party logistics (3PL) industry.
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13 Memphis companies land on Inc. Magazine list
Andrew Holliday and Daniel Brown, the founding partners of Memphis-based branding and marketing firm Harvest Creative, used to joke about one day making the Inc. 500|5000, the list published each year by Inc. Magazine that honors the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.
The dust has settled from the Aug. 2 elections. And this seems a good time to take stock of the situation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Here's a milestone that's difficult for President Barack Obama to brag about: There are 133.3 million Americans working – 261,000 short of the number when he was inaugurated in January 2009.
CHICAGO (AP) – Here go the baby boomers again, reinventing themselves and bucking tradition as they bear down on retirement.
DALLAS (AP) – AMR Corp.'s bankruptcy creditors expect the parent company of American Airlines to decide by year-end whether to merge with another airline or remain an independent company.
NEW YORK (AP) – The layaway wars are heating up ahead of the winter holidays.