Transportation & Distribution

Nov 11, 2016

Lyft has launched in Allentown and Reading areas

Allentown and Reading residents can now get a Lyft to where they want to go.

Nov 3, 2016

AutoZone establishing Lehigh Valley regional office

AutoZone, a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, is establishing an Allentown region with the opening of a new regional office.

Oct 28, 2016

$4.6M in grants to fuel workforce training

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry recently awarded $4.6 million in Industry Partnership grants to fund 28 partnerships among 19 workforce development boards across the state.

Oct 20, 2016

Fleetwood truck equipment company expanding into second building

DESCCO Design & Construction of Fleetwood said it has begun construction of a new, second facility for Levan Machine & Truck Equipment of Fleetwood.

Oct 20, 2016

Working from home hurts efficiency back at the office

Everywhere they turn, baby boomer bosses are bombarded with the notion that they must acquiesce to what millennials want in terms of work-life balance.

Sep 1, 2016

Major road construction projects mean delays in Berks, Allentown

Berks County commuters can expect traffic delays with a $6.6 million road construction project that begins after Labor Day, while Allentown area commuters can expect existing delays to last a little longer.

Aug 5, 2016

FedEx starts construction on $330M megahub in Allen Township

A company that invested $1.6 billion in network expansion projects last fiscal year said the Greater Lehigh Valley plays a key role in those plans.

Jul 5, 2016

$28M bridge opens in Jim Thorpe, a major artery for commerce

After more than two years of construction, the $28 million four-lane bridge in Jim Thorpe opened Friday – potentially the most significant transportation project in Carbon County in decades, a state official said.

Jun 27, 2016

For millennial business travelers, it’s about doing it well

Authentic and tech savvy are phrases commonly used to describe the millennial generation. Recent studies show this group likes to travel and prefers to spend money on experiences rather than materialistic items.

Jun 22, 2016

Report shows constant growth for third-party logistics market

A report on the annual state of the national logistics industry shows third-party logistics providers are growing faster than the gross domestic product, a trend that also can be seen in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Jun 9, 2016

$458M in taxpayer money to fuel FedEx Ground growth, other transportation projects

To keep the region’s economic growth – and its vehicles – moving throughout the Lehigh Valley, the region’s many roads and bridges need upgrades and money to fix them.

May 30, 2016

Airport to repave runway, upgrade equipment

Lehigh Valley International Airport wants to repave its 90,000-square-foot main runway and replace some of its aging, critical equipment such as its fire rescue vehicle.