Transportation Archive

Hutchinson, Preston to Open Berlin Office, Attend Farnborough Airshow

by Lance Turner 7/5/2016 11:54 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston announced details of another trade mission to Europe, which begins Saturday.

Billions in Safety Costs Pay Off for Truckers

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations released a report on a 2015 study that showed that the trucking industry spends $9.5 billion a year on safety initiatives. The investments are proving to be worth it.

A Big Boost for Drones in Business (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

by Micah Goodwin 6/30/2016 01:44 pm

If you've ever thought about using drones for your business, now is the time to start.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 09:41 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.

Settlement Reached Between One Bank, BHL Financing

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

The litigation between Johnelle Hunt's BHL Financing LLC and Little Rock's One Bank & Trust is no more.

Bear State Gets Default Judgment in Falcon Air Suit

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Bear State obtained a default judgment against Quinn and Falcon Air when the two failed to respond to the February complaint. The debt is secured by Quinn's personal guarantee and a 1984 Dassault Falcon 200 owned by Falcon Air.

Chef Shuttle, RaftUp To Experiment with Lake Delivery

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Chef Shuttle, the homegrown restaurant-meal delivery service brought to us by Ryan Herget, is trying something new during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend.

With Unemployment Low, Arkansas Economists Weigh Effects

by Alexis Hosticka 6/24/2016 11:02 am

While two Arkansas economists don't expect state unemployment to fall much further, the effect of historically low jobless levels could put workers at an advantage when seeking a new job or higher wages.

Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August Finish

by George Jared 6/23/2016 10:43 am

A significant section of Arkansas 226 that connects Jonesboro to U.S. 67 will open today, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.

Caddo River Forest Products to Restart Glenwood Sawmill, Employ 136

by Sarah Campbell 6/22/2016 04:26 pm

Caddo River Forest Products plans to reopen a sawmill in Glenwood, investing $50 million and creating 136 new jobs and up to 300 new "indirect" jobs in the area.

FedEx Facility in Mabelvale Sold for $31.7M

by Sarah Campbell 6/21/2016 02:27 pm

A 311,684-SF FedEx Ground facility on 44 acres in Mabelvale sold for $31.7 million, commercial real estate investment services firm Marcus & Millichap of California announced Tuesday.

Uber Drivers Unappreciated (Letter to the Editor)

by Sharon Bailey 6/20/2016 12:00 am

"We Uber drivers of central Arkansas love our jobs. We love the passengers. But we have been done very unfairly on wages. Wages have been cut in half in the past year. We spoke to our Uber representative, but nothing was done."

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 6/20/2016 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 23rd class of 40 Under 40 honorees, those young leaders of business, government and nonprofits that our internal selection team believes readers need to know.

U.S. Households Report Improvement in Economic Well-Being

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Americans reported improvement in their well-being last year compared with 2014 and 2013, according to a Federal Reserve Board report released last month.

Acosta's Carlen Hooker Honored by Progressive Grocer (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Carlen Hooker, senior vice president of business solutions at Acosta of Bentonville, was one of four Acosta executives recognized as Progressive Grocer's 2016 Top Women in Grocery.

Rock Region Metro Plans Service Enhancements, Fare Review

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2016 02:09 pm

As part of an annual review process, Rock Region Metro is planning system service enhancements, including proposed changes for 14 of its 26 bus routes. A fare review, the first since 2009, is also underway.

Food-Ordering Grab App Launches at NWA Airport

by Sarah Campbell 6/13/2016 10:57 am

Grab, a mobile app that saves passengers time by allowing them to pre-order meals for pick-up from airport restaurants, launched last week at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Bentonville.

Preparing for the Drone Revolution (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

by Micah Goodwin 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Drone law is still in flux, so it's important to understand both the current legal framework and where the law is headed.

5 Tips to Designing an Engaging Visual Aid (Sarah Clements Expert Advice)

by Sarah Clements 6/13/2016 12:00 am

There are many tools for creating visual aids, but the key word when developing them is the word “visual.” Visual aids are for the audience to follow along and stay connected with your presentation.

FedEx Freight's Scott Dewey Recognized as Top Safety Pro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Scott Dewey, manager of safety process and compliance for FedEx Freight in Harrison, has been awarded the honor of top safety professional of 2015 by the Arkansas Trucking Association.