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AllianceTexas at 35: How a Pioneering Vision Led to a $120 Billion Game Changer

by | Feb 8, 2024
When Ross Perot Jr. and Mike Berry were in their mid-20s, they set out to defy skeptics and fast-track a first-of-its-kind industrial airport in North Fort Worth. Today, AllianceTexas stands as a 27,000-acre global nexus fueled by that same trailblazing spirit—and public-private collaboration on a grand scale.
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Dallas College Receives $1M Job Training Grant From Texas Workforce Commission
by | Dec 7, 2023

A Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant award totaling $1,009,383 to Dallas College by the Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with Mint Dentistry, Kpost Company, Kpost Roofing, On-Target Supplies and Logistics, and The Richards Group was announced Thursday by Gov....

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Delivering 1 Day Faster: J.B. Hunt and BNSF Launch Quantum to Expand Intermodal Marketplace
by | Nov 7, 2023
Designed to offer 95% on-time delivery that's around a day faster than traditional intermodal service, Quantum aims to be a "breakthrough" supply chain solution. Its team will be based at a new Intermodal Innovation Center at BNSF's Fort Worth HQ.
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Aurora Opens Driverless Truck Terminal in Houston to Bookend Its I-45 South Dallas Terminal
by | Nov 1, 2023
Aurora Innovation—which aims to begin rolling totally human-free trucks between Dallas and Houston by late 2024—said nearly half of all truck freight in Texas moves along I-45 between Dallas and Houston, making the corridor an ideal route for Aurora’s commercial launch.
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Lineage Expands Texas Footprint By Opening Its Newest Facility in Lancaster

by | Oct 12, 2023

Lineage, one of the world’s leading temperature-controlled industrial REITs and integrated solutions providers, has opened its newest facility in Lancaster, increasing the company’s footprint in the state.

The addition of the Lancaster location puts Lineage’s footprint in Texas at nearly 20 facilities spanning roughly 192 million cubic feet of capacity.

“We’re proud to announce the opening of our Lancaster site, an exciting new addition to our state-of-the-art network of facilities in the state of Texas,” Brian Beattie, president of Lineage’s North America West operations, said in a statement....

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Amazon Hiring 13,000 New Workers in DFW for Coming Holiday Crush
by | Sep 20, 2023
The DFW hires will be part of the 250,000 employees the company aims to bring on board throughout the U.S. in full-time, seasonal, and part-time roles across its operations network. Amazon has roughly 20 facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and said that more than 28,000 of the new workers will be in Texas.
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Turvo, Optym Forge Strategic Partnership ‘To Revolutionize Collaborative Logistics’
by | Aug 15, 2023
Dallas-based Turvo and Dallas- and India-based Optym say their collaboration will help supply chain companies efficiently match available freight with their asset-based fleet's capacity. "Our goal is to unify and automate the global supply chain," says Turvo CEO Billy Sarracino.
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Dallas’ Omni Logistics To Merge with Forward Air After Companies Earned $3.7B Revenue Over 12 Mos.
by | Aug 10, 2023
A strategic alliance of the two industry leaders isn't just a merger; it's a calculated move to dominate the $15 billion expedited less-than-truckload market.
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Trailblazing Frito-Lay and Schneider Make History With First Third-Party Electric Truck Shipment for PepsiCo

by | Apr 13, 2023
The cross-industry partnership sets the stage for expanding low- or zero-emissions vehicle use in third-party transportation, revolutionizing the logistics industry.
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Frisco-based Freight Think Launches to Help Shippers Cut Costs, Boost Profits, Help Environment
by | Mar 21, 2023
Two North Texas supply chain veterans—Reid Klosowsky and Bill Maroney, in partnership with Frisco-based NT Logistics— have founded and launched Freight Think, a logistics-oriented advisory group. "We strive to improve profit margins for our clients—everyday shippers—who, for lack of time or expertise, cannot manage their transportation costs like the Fortune 100," Klosowsky says.
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Omni Logistics Names New CMO; Promotes Execs to Transformation and President Positions
by | Mar 14, 2023

Coppell-based Omni Logistics has appointed Tania Garcia as its new chief marketing officer and announced two internal promotions.

The technology-driven provider of global multimodal logistics solutions and specialized services said that Andy Tribble has been promoted to president of North America Operations and Megan Sledge has been named chief transformation officer....

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Trinity Industries Acquires RSI Logistics in Deal Valued at $70M
by | Mar 10, 2023

In a deal valued at $70 million, Dallas-based Trinity Industries Inc. has acquired RSI Logistics, a data-centric provider of proprietary software, logistics services, and terminal management solutions to the North American rail industry.

“We are excited about the acquisition of RSI Logistics. It is another step as we seek to expand our service offerings with complementary solutions that make rail a more compelling mode of transportation....

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Illinois Retail Logistics Company Expands Operations to North Texas

by | Jan 25, 2023
RJW Logistics Group Inc., a leading provider of retail logistics solutions for consumer-packaged goods, is leasing 600,000 square feet at Mesquite's new Alcott Logistics Station and expects to bring over 200 jobs to the region.
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League of Railway Women Names Trinity Industries CEO Railway Woman of the Year
by | Jan 11, 2023

Trinity Industries Inc. CEO and President Jean Savage has been named as the League of Railway Women 2022 Railway Woman of the Year, the company announced....

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Lonny Warner is the new CEO at Reddy Ice.
Reddy Ice Taps Veteran Business Leader as CEO, President and Board Member
by | Jan 10, 2023

Dallas-based Reddy Ice LLC, the largest manufacturer and distributor of packaged ice in North America, announced the appointment of Lonny Warner as chief executive officer and president and as a member of its board of directors....

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Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport Named a Top 20 U.S. Cargo Airport by the FAA
by | Oct 11, 2022
The airport moved up three spots to No. 20 in the FAA rankings. It landed more than 2.4 billion pounds of cargo in 2021, a volume increase of nearly 46% from the previous year.
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