Events such as the South Carolina TDL Summit further support this effort ahead of the plan’s expected completion later this year. New Carolina’s TDL Council continues to represent the interests and perspectives of private industry throughout this process providing the support necessary to help execute and deliver on the major goals of this plan.Secretary Robert St. Onge, SCDOT & TDL Council Member
The 2013 South Carolina TDL Summit brought together political and business leaders from around the state to review the latest national trends, celebrate industry successes, and discuss the critical issues that need to be solved to move our state forward. We have headlines and presentations below. We'll continue to update them and look forward to seeing you again next year.
SC's TDL sector pays $1.6B in Annual Wages to 40,000 employees in 2,500 businesses.
Charleston port maintains 45ft of water even at low tide, enough to handle ships up to 8,000TEU.
The SC Ports Authority operations facilitate $45B in economic activity and 260,800 jobs annually.
From 2006-2010 capital totaling $1B was invested in TDL by companies expanding or locating operations in SC.
2200 miles of railway in SC pass through all 46 counties.
South Carolina contains 41000 miles of state & federal highways and over 66,000 miles of roads total.
Approximately 90M tons of freight move over SC railroads each year.
The port of Charleston has North America's highest productivity & reliability rating as measured by Maersk.