Transportation & Distribution

Dec 21, 2020

LVIA reports another month of decreased traffic in November

Last month the airport had 30,367 passengers compared to 71,098 in November 2019, a more than 57% decrease.

Dec 21, 2020

Pennsylvania declines to join Transportation Climate Initiative, for now

Pennsylvania is not among the states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic that will initially join the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI)—a regional effort to reduce pollution from vehicles. But observers say that state leaders might join later, after more details are worked out.

Dec 17, 2020

2021 Lehigh Valley Auto Show to be held in May

After nixing the 2020 Lehigh Valley Auto Show, which was set to be held at the start of the COVID-19 shutdown, the Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association is playing it safer in 2021 and moving the show to May.

Dec 3, 2020

Developer breaks ground on new logistics property in Hamburg

Transwestern Development Co. and QuadReal Property Group have broken ground on Hamburg Logistics Center, joining several similar development projects in the greater Hamburg area, such as the Hamburg Logistics Park, which have opened over the past few years.

Dec 2, 2020

Penske Logistics to acquire Chicago trucking company

Reading-based Penske Logistics said it is acquiring trucking company, Black Horse Carriers Inc. of Chicago.

Dec 2, 2020

Pa. commercial driver’s license renewals extended to end of year

With COVID-19 infections at a record high in the state, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has again extended the expiration dates for commercial driver’s licenses and commercial learner’s permits.

Nov 23, 2020

Freight-service company Forward Air opening in Bethlehem

Forward Air Corp. said its expansion into the Lehigh Valley is part of an overall growth strategy that involves infrastructure investments in its less-than-truckload service, including acquisitions of similar businesses.

Nov 20, 2020

Air travel gradually increasing at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport is still down because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But it in October it did see another over month increase.

Nov 18, 2020

From widow to CEO, Gail Faulkner honored as top woman in auto industry

Gail Faulkner, the recently retired CEO of the Faulkner Auto Group, which runs Faulkner Chevrolet Cadillac and Faulkner Subaru in Bethlehem, has been honored as one of the 100 most influential women in the North American Auto Industry.

Nov 2, 2020

Alloy wheel manufacturer opening Easton distribution center

TSW Alloy Wheels is moving into a 105,840-square-foot warehouse built by J.G. Petrrucci Co. Inc. at 4650 Braden Boulevard East in Easton. TSW will occupy approximately 60,000 square feet of the building.  

Oct 20, 2020

LVIA adds 2 nonstop daily flights to Washington, D.C.

Lehigh Valley International Airport is getting a new destination, and it’s one officials at the Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority are excited about. Starting Dec. 17, United Airlines will have two flights daily from ABE to Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport.

Oct 15, 2020

Mack lands contract with national cooperative purchasing agency Sourcewell

Mack Trucks said it has been awarded a contract with a cooperative purchasing agency for public and government agencies.