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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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Greer Inland Port stays on pace for 110,000 rail moves in FY 2017
NOV 10, 2016

The Greer Inland Port handled 9,211 rail moves in October.
 

The Inland Port Greer is on the cusp of breaking 10,000 rail moves a month.

The port handled 9,211 rail moves in October, down 310 from the reported record 9,521 in September.

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Inland Port rail moves continue record pace, expansion options studied
OCT 20, 2016

Inland Port rail moves continue record pace, expansion options studied

As the Greer Inland Port continues to set new rail moves records each month a decision is being made where expansion should occur and when.

Rail volume at the port increased 18.6 percent during the first quarter, with 26,216 moves handled since July, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced today.

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Dillon approved for second Inland Port, Greer's success was instrumental
SEP 12, 2016

Greer has had 91,698 rail moves in fiscal year 2016.
 

The South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA) announced plans to develop a second inland port in Dillon, to support growth of intermodal container volumes and expand access to markets in neighboring states and throughout the Northeast and Midwest.

Greer’s inland port provided instrumental for the second SCPA inland port with its success that celebrates its 3-year anniversary in October.

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Inland Port on pace for 100,000 rail moves in 2016
AUG 17, 2016

The Greer Inland Port handled 7,303 rail moves in July, reported the South Carolina Ports Authority. With 56,875 rail moves calendar year to date, the facility's volumes remain on track to reach 100,000 moves in 2016.

The SCPA has allocated $2.2 million to expand the Inland Port at Greer in fiscal year 2017 and 2018.

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All aboard! Railfest celebration arrives in Greer Sept. 10
AUG 17, 2016

All aboard! Railfest celebration arrives in Greer Sept. 10

Greer will celebrate its railroad heritage and promote rail safety on Sept. 10 at City Park with the inaugural Railfest from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 

Free activities and entertainment are planned for all ages and guests will have an opportunity to win trips on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City, N.C.

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S.C. Ports Authority grant applications due Aug. 1
JUL 19, 2016

S.C. Ports Authority grant applications due Aug. 1

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) dedicates a portion of its revenues to partnership projects that support local communities in which the port operates.

Applications must demonstrate a clear fit within one of the following focus areas: maritime commerce, economic development, environmental awareness, and community outreach.

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Newsome, SCPA President/CEO, named inaugural AgTC Person of the Year
JUL 7, 2016

Jim Newsome, South Carolina Ports Authority President & CEO, speaking at the Greer Inland Port.
 

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) named Jim Newsome, South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO, the first Person of the Year award recipient in the Coalition's 28-year history. 

"Never has an individual so distinguished himself in a manner that will have such a positive impact on all participants in ocean shipping, shippers, carriers, ports and terminals," said Peter Friedmann, executive director, AgTC. "We applaud Jim Newsome for his pivotal, groundbreaking leadership to find a solution to the SOLAS container weight threat."

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Train kills man about town 'Elvis' on railroad tracks behind former freight depot between Line and Trade streets
JUL 7, 2016

Investigators at the scene of a passing train colliding with a male in downtown Greer Thursday morning. The man, 65, was identified as David Allen Deane, know as

A 65-year-old man was hit and killed when struck by a passing train Thursday morning between East Poinsett Street and Trade Street, according to Greer Police reports.

David Allen Deane, known by the locals as "Elvis", was killed at 8:40 a.m. when a Norfolk Southern train collided with him. His body was found between the tracks behind the former freight Depot.

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$1.6 million allocated for Inland Port expansion, 110,000 rail moves are projected
JUN 16, 2016

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has allocated $1.6 million to expand the Inland Port at Greer in fiscal year 2017.
 

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has allocated $1.6 million to expand the Inland Port at Greer in fiscal year 2017.

The expansion will extend the port’s operation west near Moore Avenue. An additional $600,000 has been allocated for FY 2018 to complete the expansion for a $2.2 million investment.

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Largest spec warehouse built in Greer is on the market
MAY 20, 2016

Beacon Partners and Cullum Interests partnered on the 240,101-square-foot venture at 545 Brookshire Road in Velocity Park.
 
 

The largest spec warehouse built in Greer is completed and being leased.

Beacon Partners and Cullum Interests partnered on the 240,101-square-foot venture at 545 Brookshire Road in Velocity Park.

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Michelin's accessibility to Greer Inland Port spurred expansion decision
MAY 19, 2016

The Greer Inland Port handled 8,182 rail moves in April. Fiscal year-to-date moves are 54 percent higher than the same period last year.
 

The Greer Inland Port handled 8,182 rail moves in April with a lot more on the horizon.

Michelin North America’s announced $300 million tire distribution plant creating 350 jobs was directly related to its accessibility to the Inland Port, according to David Britt of Spartanburg County Council.

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3.5 millionth Greer made BMW headed to China
MAY 19, 2016

The 3.5 millionth BMW produced in Greer, a BMW X4 xDrive20i, is driven off the assembly line and headed to China.
 

The next Greer manufactured BMW milestone will be the four millionth produced.

The 3.5 millionth BMW made in Greer is a Mineral White Metallic BMW X4 xDrive20i and is powered by a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine and equipped with Mocha Nevada Leather interior. 

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