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Inland Port records another record year
JUL 17, 2019

Inland Port Greer reported its busiest fiscal year with 143,204 rail moves in fiscal 2019, up nearly 22 percent from the previous year, according to the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). Greer reported 14,689 rail moves in June.

In its first full year of business, Inland Port Dillon handled around 30,000 rail moves in fiscal 2019.

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Inland Port handles record 15,563 rail moves in June
JUN 13, 2019

Inland Port Greer set an all-time high with 15,563 rail moves in July.
 

Inland Port Greer set an all-time high with 15,563 rail moves in July.

Greer has handled 128,515 rail moves since July. The South Carolina Ports Authority’s fiscal year ends this month.

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Inland Port has second highest monthly volume in history
MAY 10, 2019

Greer’s Inland Port had its second highest container volume in history last month.

Greer handled 13,724 rail moves, the second highest month in its history, for total fiscal year-to-date volume of 112,952 moves.

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Economic icon Carter Smith retiring, helped recruit $16 billion, 50,000 jobs
MAR 7, 2019

Economic icon Carter Smith retiring, helped recruit $16 billion, 50,000 jobs

After 27 years steering the economic development of Spartanburg County, Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith will retire effective June 30.

Smith was instrumental in recruiting BMW Manufacturing Co., and was a key figure in bringing the likes of Amazon, Adidas, Toray and Michelin to Spartanburg County. He, along with many economic development allies, has established Spartanburg as an internationally recognized advanced manufacturing, distribution and logistics destination.

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$25 million grant awarded Inland Port expansion, Norfolk Southern
DEC 11, 2018

Inland Port Greer and Norfolk Southern awarded $25 million grant for expansion.
 

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support the expansion at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Inland Port Greer, and the extension of Norfolk Southern’s Carlisle Passing Siding.

“We are very appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation, S.C. Governor Henry McMaster, Secretary Chao, and the USDOT,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chairman. “This is a strong, collaborative partnership by public and private entities, something the Trump Administration has put an emphasis on. We are proud to partner with these entities to better improve our infrastructure in South Carolina. While this project may be in the Upstate, it will serve the entire Southeast region for years to come.”

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Inland Port celebrates 5th anniversary with record growth
OCT 19, 2018

Inland Port celebrates 5th anniversary with record growth

The Greer Inland Port celebrates its fifth anniversary with continued record rail lifts.

There were 8,890 rail moves in September raising the year-to-date total to 30,670.

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Record July at Inland Port Greer
AUG 13, 2018

Inland Port Greer had its strongest July to date with 9,798 rail moves.
 

Inland Port Greer had its strongest July to date with 9,798 rail moves, according to the South Carolina Ports Authority. The port is beginning its fifth year of full-scale operation.

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Inland Port experiences 20 percent annual growth
JAN 17, 2018

Inland Port experiences 20 percent annual growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported nine percent container volume growth in 2017 with a record-setting 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled during the year.

Inland Port Greer handled 7,646 rail moves in December, pushing the facility's volumes to a new calendar year record of 124,817 total rail moves in 2017. Greer experienced 20.4 percent growth over its 2016 volume record of 103,639 rail moves.

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Inland Port continues record volume growth
OCT 17, 2017

The Inland Port's volumes since July are nearly 16 percent higher than the same period last year.
 

The Greer Inland Port handled 10,648 rail moves in September.

With 30,401 moves handled during the first quarter, the facility's volumes since July are nearly 16 percent higher than the same period last year.

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Largest industrial building in Velocity Park, nearly 300,000 sq. ft. being built
OCT 2, 2017

Construction has begun on a 297,600-square-foot building in Velocity Park that will become the first of three buildings on the property on Victor Hill Road in Greer.

Construction has begun on a 297,600-square-foot building in Velocity Park that will become the first of three buildings on the property on Victor Hill Road in Greer. The property borders Greenville and Spartanburg counties and is one of the most convenient to the automobile industry serving BMW and other new industrial and manufacturing industries.

Cullum Interests, a Greer-based industrial developer led by Allen Cullum, is partnering with Childress Klein, one of the Southeast’s largest commercial and real estate firms.

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Inland Port rail moves 31 percent higher YTD
AUG 14, 2017

Inland Port rail moves 31 percent higher YTD

The Greer Inland Port handled 7,011 rail moves in July, pushing calendar year-to-date volume at the facility 31 percent higher than last year.

Since January, 74,700 rail moves were handled compared to 56,870 during the same period in 2016. 

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Greer port sets record monthly and annual rail moves
JUL 12, 2017

Little did Abigail Stefanacci know when she named one of the Greer Inland Port cranes

Greer’s inland port continues to set standards for monthly and annual rail lifts.

The port’s rail lifts reached an all-time high in June, with 13,060 lifts last month.

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Greer port continues monstrous record rail moves
JUN 9, 2017

Inland Port Greer achieved record volumes in May, with 47 percent growth in rail moves over May 2016.

The facility handled 12,702 rail moves during May, exceeding its previous volume record of 11,125 moves in March.

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Greer port on track for obliterating rail moves record
MAY 18, 2017

Greer port on track for obliterating rail moves record

If it sounds like a broken record – it is. The Greer Inland Port continues it monthly record growth.

• 11,125 rail moves was the strongest April on record.

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Highest monthly volume of rail moves reported at Greer Port
MAY 8, 2017

Highest monthly volume of rail moves reported at Greer Port

The South Carolina Ports Authority announced today its strongest April container volumes on record, including the Greer Inland Port.

Greer’s port experienced its highest April in the facility's history, with 11,125 rail moves last month. Greer has seen tremendous growth of 27.6 percent this fiscal year, with 95,999 rail moves handled to date. 

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Huge record-breaking month recorded at Greer Inland Port
APR 19, 2017

The 11,669 lifts were 22 percent higher than the previous record of 9,593 lifts in January at the Greer Inland Port.
 

A record-breaking month was recorded at Greer’s Inland Port.

The 11,669 lifts were 22 percent higher than the previous record of 9,593 lifts in January. Greer has handled 84,874 lifts through the first three quarters of the fiscal year.

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Inland Port rail moves on pace for record year
MAR 15, 2017

Greer Inland Port is on pace to have 110,000 rail moves in fiscal year. 2016-2017.
 
 
 

Inland Port Greer rail moves totaled 9,540 in February, a 25.8 percent over the facility’s year-to-date volume compared to last fiscal year.

Greer’s port has recorded 73,205 rail moves since July last year.

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Rail moves on pace to set new record at Inland Port
JAN 23, 2017

Rail moves on pace to set new record at Inland Port

Rail moves at the Greer Inland Port Greer totaled 9,180 last month, the South Carolina Ports Authority reported Monday.The 54,072 rail lifts since July, brings the facility's rail volume up to 28 percent over the same period last year. 

The inland port handled a record 103,639 rail lifts in 2016, an increase of 38 percent over the previous calendar year. The inland port averaged 8,886 rail moves a month in 2016.

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Inland Port sets record with 103,639 rail lifts for 2016
JAN 9, 2017

The Greer Inland Port handled a record 103,639 rail lifts in 2016, an increase of 38 percent over the previous calendar year.
 
 

The South Carolina Inland Port Greer handled a record 103,639 rail lifts in 2016, an increase of 38 percent over the previous calendar year, reported the South Carolina Ports Authority.

That means the inland port averaged 8,886 rail moves a month.

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Greer port rail moves continue at record pace
DEC 16, 2016

The fiscal year-to-date volumes at the Inland Port are up nearly 31 percent compared to the same period last year.
 
 

There were 9,465 rail moves at the Greer Inland Port in November.

The fiscal year-to-date volumes are up nearly 31 percent compared to the same period last year, with 44,892 rail moves since July.

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