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Amazon to build new fulfillment center in south suburb
By Richard Klicki
Oct 11, 2019 1:32 PM
Online retail giant Amazon said Friday it plans to open a new fulfillment center in Channahon, just south of Joliet.
What Metra's $2.5 billion capital plan means for you
By Marni Pyke
Oct 9, 2019 8:30 AM
More capacity, new locomotives, and -- gasp! -- more trains are on track as Metra talks about its new $2.5 billion, 5-year capital plan.
Hub Group awarded EPA excellence award
Oct 8, 2019 9:21 AM
Hub Group has been honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the seventh time with a SmartWay Excellence Award.
An economic crisis in your teens can alter your behavior for life, economists find
Andrew Van Dam
Oct 6, 2019 6:10 AM
If inflation-adjusted gas prices doubled while someone was learning to drive, researchers found, that person would be less likely to drive to work later on, and would drive an average of 900 to 1,100 fewer miles each year as adults. They are also less likely to own gas-guzzling light trucks and more likely to take public transit.
Roadrunner to cut 450 jobs in downsizing
Oct 1, 2019 11:16 AM
Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced Tuesday it will downsize its unprofitable dry van business, eliminating about 450 jobs nationwide.
The newest hope to beat the traffic: a 'flying' water taxi that glides across town
Sep 28, 2019 6:00 AM
Oblong and glassy, with the ability to glide across water without making a sound, the SeaBubble looks like a vehicle straight out of a James Bond flick.
Brunswick creates Aluminum Boat Group
Sep 5, 2019 10:53 AM
Brunswick Corp. announced the formation of the Aluminum Boat Group, another step in its plan to focus on its boating and marine equipment businesses.
Camping World to expand RV sales into Gander
By Richard Klicki
Sep 4, 2019 2:41 PM
Camping World Holdings announced Wednesday it will refocus its retail strategy on its core business of recreational vehicle sales and service, with plans to incorporate the RV business into its Gander Outdoors brand.
It'll soon be easier to find spots in Arlington Heights' Vail Avenue garage
By Christopher Placek
Sep 4, 2019 7:53 AM
Drivers looking for parking in the Vail Avenue garage in downtown Arlington Heights may soon find it easier to get an open spot. Beginning this fall, workers will install a camera-based parking guidance system that will show drivers -- by use of green and red LEDs above parking spots -- which spaces are open.
Roadrunner board member steps down
Aug 29, 2019 1:00 AM
Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced Brian C. Murray has resigned from its board of directors due to the increased demands as CEO of Ryan Companies.
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