Successful Advanced Logistics with a Solid Infrastructure

Companies located in Dorchester County benefit from easy access to multiple modes of transportation including, the Port of Charleston, an extensive rail system, Interstates 26 and 95, and a recently renovated airport with a growing list of direct domestic and international flights.  These options give distribution companies of all sizes a competitive advantage and are one of the reasons more than 60 distributors call Dorchester County, and this region, home.

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Fast Facts

  • The Advanced Logistics industry is expected to experience growth with average annual revenue growth rates of 3.3%
  • Trade will increase shipments to U.S. ports, which will lead to increased demand for the industry
  • The deepwater Port of Charleston is the most efficient U.S. seaport with five terminals close to the open sea
  • The state can attribute nearly $12 billion in wages and more than 260,000 jobs from the Port's presence

Who's Already Here

Double B Trucking & Logistics
RECO Transportation, Inc.

Industry Spotlight: ECMD, Inc.

ECMD, Inc. manufactures and distributes millwork and building products to pro dealers and home centers for use by homebuilders, architects, homeowners, and consumers. Through four separate divisions, ECMD offers mouldings, boards, stair parts, prefinished hardwood flooring, and assorted building products. Historically, ECMD has provided the broadest selection of items in these categories to their customers. The company also offers services, including retail supply chain management, retail merchandising, and support services. ECMD has facilities in Elkin and North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; Summerville, South Carolina; Sparta, Tennessee; Hearne, Texas, and Marysville, California. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

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