Transportation & Distribution

Jan 24, 2020

Mack Trucks to continue NASCAR hauling partnership

Before NASCAR’s race cars hit the track, they need to be hauled there, and, thanks to a new partnership agreement, Lehigh Valley-made Mack Trucks will continue to do the job.

Jan 24, 2020

Debut of electric motorcycle signals a shift in Harley-Davidson market

With the recent delivery of the LiveWire all-electric motorcycle at Keystone Harley-Davidson in Parryville, the industry is getting a glimpse of its future.

Jan 22, 2020

Vigon International to benefit from natural gas service funding

Monroe County manufacturer Vigon International will benefit from state funding will help it extend natural gas service for a multi-million dollar project that will create an additional 75 jobs.

Jan 16, 2020

Flying High: LVIA 2019 passenger traffic highest in 15 years

911,970 -- That’s the number of passengers that flew out of Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County last year.

Jan 16, 2020

Penske uses nationwide ‘Tech Showdown’ to sharpen employees’ skills

Penske Truck Leasing employees competed in a company wide Tech Showdown Competition last month designed to test, sharpen and evaluate its maintenance staff on the skills required to maintain commercial trucks. Approximately 1,300 Penske technicians and customer service representatives competed in the nationwide event. They were challenged via timed, hands-on and written assessments.

Jan 14, 2020

Allegiant will offer flights from LVIA to Chicago starting in May

As Allegiant Travel Co. prepares to open its aircraft base at Lehigh Valley International Airport next month, the company is branching out to offer new routes for travelers. Today, the Las Vegas-based company said it will offer service to Chicago Midway International Airport from LVIA starting May 14.

Jan 13, 2020

Industrial market report shows strong foundation remains despite oversupply concerns

A fourth quarter report on the industrial real estate market for the Interstate-78/81 corridor shows supply outpacing demand overall during 2019, according to the real estate firm CBRE.

Jan 13, 2020

With purchase of former Easton Iron & Metal completed, city ponders best use for site

With the sale of the shuttered Easton Iron & Metal Co. in Easton finalized, the Easton Redevelopment Authority is focusing attention on what to do with the 15-acre property it bought on Bushkill Drive.

Jan 10, 2020

Mack demonstrates all-electric garbage truck

A day after announcing it would lay off more than 300 workers, Mack Trucks was able to show off what may be a vehicle of the future.

Jan 9, 2020

Nationwide trucking business to lease additional location in Schuylkill Haven

A nationwide trucking and transportation business will lease an additional facility in Schuylkill Haven.  Evans Network of Companies, which employs close to 400 people and operates a fleet of 7,000 trucks, will lease a property at 100 W. Columbia St., while maintaining its national headquarters in Schuylkill Haven, located less than a mile away, also on Columbia Street. 

Jan 9, 2020

Mack Trucks laying off 305 in Lower Macungie

Mack Trucks has informed employees that it will lay off 305 people at its Lehigh Valley operations in Lower Macungie Township because of lower demand.

Jan 8, 2020

Air Products to invest $500M in Gulf Coast project

Air Products & Chemicals of Trexlertown will invest $500 million to build a project with Gulf Coast Ammonia in Texas City, Texas, to produce hydrogen.