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  • River and barge

    St. Louis region could deliver new shipping alternatives as global supply chain disruptions hit the Midwest

    This article originally ran on ajot.com on May 14, 2021.  Striking images of dozens of container ships berthed outside of already congested…

  • America's Central Port

    Rail Spurs, Harbors, Grain Bins and More: How America’s Central Port Invests In Global Connectivity

    This article originally ran on americascentralport.com on May 13, 2021.  Beyond the 900+ jobs, over 75 businesses, and $1B+ in freight transported…

  • A rig truck with cars loaded onto it.

    Online marketplace DrivrzXchange partners with ACERTUS

    This article originally ran in Modern Shipper on May 12, 2021.  DrivrzXchange, an online car marketplace platform, has reached an agreement with…

  • TriStar Properties is investing $7 million to add 60,000 square feet to this 102,500-square-foot distribution center leased by Phillips 66 within the Gateway Commerce Center in Edwardsville.

    Metro East distribution center to undergo $7M expansion

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on May 10, 2021.  The developer of one of Metro East’s biggest…

  • Map of the Midwest showing universities

    Bi-state region delivers an abundance of supply chain talent

    This article originally ran in the Illinois Business Journal on May 5, 2021.  The St. Louis region has long been recognized for…

  • Map of Midwest rivers.

    Ag industry and manufacturers find global connection in St. Louis region

    This article originally ran in the Illinois Business Journal on May 5, 2021.  The agriculture and manufacturing industries may not have much…

  • Premier 370 Business Park in St. Peters

    Plastics manufacturer buys 31 acres in St. Peters

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 4, 2021.  ST. PETERS — A plastics manufacturer has acquired 31…

  • Craig Eversmann

    Collinsville business gets boost in expanding exports in multiple countries

    This article originally ran in the Illinois Business Journal on May 3, 2021.  A longstanding Collinsville-based manufacturer of industrial ink jet printers…

  • 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…