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  • Lindsey Graves, CEO and majority owner of Sunset Transportation, took over the role in late 2020. She sits in an office here.

    Family Business Profile: Sunset Transportation hits the road with second generation at the wheel

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on March 19, 2021.  Lindsey Graves remembers the phone always ringing at…

  • A Kansas City Southern freight train moves across tracks beneath feeder ramps to the Martin Luther King Bridge and past construction equipment on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in East St. Louis. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the bridge will remain closed until next summer at the earliest because extra freight traffic pushed through the region has slowed their ability to work at pace. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

    Canadian Pacific to buy Kansas City Southern in $25 billion railway bet on trade

    This article originally ran on STLToday.com on March 21, 2021.  Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. agreed on Sunday to acquire Kansas City Southern…

  • Image of a Spirit Airlines yellow plane flying in the air

    New airline coming to St. Louis Lambert, bringing flights to sunny destinations

    This article originally ran on the KSDK website on March 11, 2021.  Spirit Airlines announced plans to add St. Louis Lambert International Airport…

  • Photo of a freight train with company logos: ContainerPort Group sells some assets to ITS ConGlobal. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

    ContainerPort Group sells container yard, depot division to ITS ConGlobal. STL location is part of the acquisition.

    This article originally ran in American Shipper on March 4, 2021.  Cleveland-headquartered ContainerPort Group (CPG) will sell its container yard and depot…

  • Photo of a Pilot Freight Service truck in front of a building.

    Pilot Freight Services Acquires Franchise in St. Louis

    This article originally ran in DC Velocity on March 5, 2021.  Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide transportation and logistics services provider…

  • Headshot of Mary Lamie

    How the National Freight Strategic Plan Can Benefit Shippers

    This article originally ran in Inbound Logistics on January 31, 2021.  The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently announced the first-ever National…

  • A MetroBus pulls out of the Clayton transit center. The operator can be seen through the windshield.

    More Public Transit Options and Public-Private Sector Collaboration Creates Better Access to Labor Pool for Industrial Park Employers

    Record-setting growth in the St. Louis region’s industrial sector in recent years resulted in strong demand for labor and the…

  • An artist's rendering of the new 47,000-square-foot Crop Accelerator in Creve Coeur with Benson Hill's logo on a sign in front.

    St. Louis agtech startup to develop new Crop Accelerator facility

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on February 25, 2021.  St. Louis-based agtech startup Benson Hill said Thursday…

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    UMSL & Fontbonne Earn Top Placement in Supply Chain Management Degree Programs

    The St. Louis region’s strategic location in the nation provides talent supply chain advantages and is supported by colleges, universities…

  • American Trailer Rental Group Announces Expansion to St. Louis

    This article originally ran on AJOT.com on February 17, 2021.  American Trailer Rental Group (ATRG) is a family of companies with a…