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Eliatamby Chairs South Carolina TDL Council’s Fourth Annual Summit

April 24, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC — April 24, 2014 — For the fourth consecutive year, the annual South Carolina Transportation Distribution and Logistics (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.

Gov. Nikki Haley headlined a roster of state officials and business leaders who discussed rail, road, air and water logistics issues during the daylong event at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

The 2014 TDL Summit drew a record crowd of more than 200 attendees and a series of dynamic speakers who covered a range of topics, from logistics in nuclear construction to transportation issues facing industry clusters to distribution of pharmaceuticals. Additional presenters included S.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt, Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the S.C. State Ports Authority, and Lou Kennedy, president, CEO and owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Read the article published by New Carolina — also known as SC’s Council on Competitiveness — a non-profit working to increase South Carolina’s economic competitiveness through a cluster development strategy.

  • Gov. Nikki Haley speaking at the 2014 TDL Summit.
  • S.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt speaking at the 2014 TDL Summit.
  • The 2014 TDL Summit.
  • Panel discussion at the 2014 TDL Summit.
  • Alan Torres, General Manager of Nuclear Construction - New Nuclear Deployment, SCE&G speaking at the 2014 TDL Summit.

Read the accompanying article by Deepal S. Eliatamby, P.E., SCCED, President of Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc. and Chair of the South Carolina TDL at