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Expanded Panama Canal to Finally Open Next Month

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Two years after Panamanian leaders planned its opening to coincide with centennial celebrations, the Panama Canal will open a third, far wider and significantly deeper set of lock chambers next month before before an audience of political dignitaries and business leaders from around the world.

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The Peach State Knows the Value of a Dollar (General)

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Dollar General Corporation will build a 1 million square-foot, $85 million distribution center on a 150 acre site it purchased in Jackson, Georgia, south of Atlanta, the discount retailer announced last week. When completed, the facility would be the largest industrial building in Butts County, and—with a work force of 530—one of its biggest employers. Incentives involved in the transaction have ...

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7 Ways to Lower Your Logistics Costs

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For over 40 years, ICC Logistics in Hicksville, NY has been helping shippers lower their freight bills and more. “Transportation and logistics costs are not fixed costs, they are variable,” observes Tony Nuzio, CEO and company founder. To help you vary your costs downward, Nuzio shares 7 tactics that have worked consistently for his clients.

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Alarm Over the U.S.’ Crumbling Transportation Infrastructure Begins to Pull in CEOs

There’s quite a political donnybrook going on in Michigan right now, as business leaders froth at the crumbling condition of the state’s roads, while politicians scramble to finger new funding sources after voters in early May solidly rejected the idea of boosting sales taxes to pay for the repairs. But some experts—in particular Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, who wrote the book, Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead—believe other states and cities easily could find themselves in the same place.

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