Archive for April, 2021

  • I-70 rising lanes

    New Climbing Lanes on Interstate 70 in Montgomery County Open to Traffic

    This article originally ran on the Missouri Department of Transportation’s website on November 6, 2020.  HANNIBAL – Just in time for winter,…

  • Rebuild Illinois logo

    Illinois announces $110M in Rebuild Illinois funding for public ports across the state

    Illinois Department of Transportation Now Accepting Project Proposals to Improve Local Ports Through June 11 Governor JB Pritzker and the…

  • Clarissa Rankin behind the steering wheel in her truck.

    Female truckers have become TikTok influencers, and they’re changing the transportation game

    This article originally ran on CNN.com on April 10, 2021.  Before Clarissa Rankin goes out on a job, a few things need…

  • Volpi Foods on April 19 will begin operations at its new 86,000-square-foot facility in Union, Missouri, where it will slice and package various meat products. Pictured here (from left) are Marketing Manager Deanna Depke, Supply Chain Manager Derek Depke, CEO Lorenza Pasetti and Commercialization Manager Daniela Walker.

    As it preps for new factory opening in Union, Volpi Foods searches for some willing meat slicers

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on April 9, 2021.  Volpi Foods, the St. Louis-based purveyor of dry-cured…

  • The Amazon fulfillment center at Gateway TradePort Logistics Park.

    Strategically located Gateway TradePort Logistics Park in Pontoon Beach delivers opportunity for industrial market

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on April 9, 2021.  Kansas City-based developer NorthPoint secured 600 acres in…

  • Progress continues on the Merchants Bridge. Photo courtesy of Walsh Construction.

    Freightway: Regional News & Updates | April 8, 2021

    Check out our latest Freightway Regional News & Updates to read about the progress being made on a couple of…

  • Flopak USA logo

    Flopak’s Patent Pending Paklite Shipping System Revolutionizes Floral Industry; Design Creates Savings, Operational Efficiencies

    This article originally ran on Yahoo! Finance on April 1, 2021.  Flopak USA, the leading full-service floral packaging provider, has a patent…

  • A Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern freight train. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

    Nearly 260 entities lend support to proposed CP-KCS merger

    This article originally ran in Freight Waves on April 1, 2021.  Vessel operators, industrial companies and agricultural interests are among those that…

  • pfizer logo

    Inside the Chesterfield, Missouri lab where Pfizer’s Covid vaccine originates

    This article originally ran on NBC Nightly News on April 1, 2021.  Video: NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk was given exclusive access to…

  • Photo shows front of Anheuser-Busch's North American headquarters located in Soulard.

    Anheuser-Busch to invest $100M in St. Louis for novel grain repurposing facility

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on March 25, 2021.  Global brewer Anheuser-Busch has announced that it will…