The Greer Inland Port was cited by a Dollar Tree corporate official as a key reason in the company investing in the Upstate.
“Dollar Tree has been extremely impressed with the South Carolina transportation infrastructure which will support the Upstate distribution center. The current Interstate 85 widening project and the efficiencies associated with the Greer Inland Port were instrumental in our site selection process," Stephen White, Dollar Tree chief logistics officer, said.
ALDI is hosting a hiring event to staff its stores in Greenville, Greer and Taylors. It will serve to fill positions at the new 17,000-square-foot store being built at Poinsett and Wade Hampton Blvd., and its Taylors and Woodruff Road stores.