Local airport offers new amenities

Local airport offers new amenities

By AMELIA HARPER Staff Writer “Dion Viventi, director of the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport, presented an update Monday on recent improvements made to the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport during a meeting of the Nash County Board of Commissioners. “There...
New FFE distribution center takes shape

New FFE distribution center takes shape

By WILLIAM F. WEST Staff Writer “Signage is in place at a North Church Street location that is going to be the retrofitted Rocky Mount distribution facility of a temperature-controlled food products motor carrier — and the building at that location also now has...
Duke Energy program to boost area industrial sites

Duke Energy program to boost area industrial sites

From Staff Reports “Future industrial sites in Edgecombe and Nash counties have made a list of six properties Duke Energy has selected in North Carolina for participation in the company’s 2020 Site Readiness Program. The purpose of the program is to identify...
Progress continues on construction of CSX intermodal terminals

Progress continues on construction of CSX intermodal terminals

Joanna Marsh Friday, August 28, 2020 “Although the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed back construction timelines, Eastern U.S. railroad CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) is forging ahead with the construction of two new intermodal terminals, one in Rocky Mount in eastern North...
MADE IN AMERICA: 20 TOP U.S. CITIES FOR MANUFACTURERS

MADE IN AMERICA: 20 TOP U.S. CITIES FOR MANUFACTURERS

August 4th, 2020 | Written by Anthony Pignataro “More than 11 million Americans worked in the manufacturing sector in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. These are good jobs, too: The average payroll by employee in manufacturing is $57,266. But...
10 3PLS KILLING IT WITH DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS

10 3PLS KILLING IT WITH DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS

August 11th, 2020 | Written by Anthony Pignataro “The third-party logistics (3PL) industry did more than $200 billion in revenue in the U.S. in 2018, according to Armstrong & Associates. That figure is double what it was just a decade ago. Rising labor...