Tag: Mary Lamie

RELEASE: St. Louis Regional Freightway, Port of Plaquemines and St. Louis Regional Ports sign agreement to foster economic growth on the Mississippi River

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Regional Freightway, Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District located in the State of Louisiana and four ports in the St. Louis region have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish and grow an alliance to generate new business by promoting international and inland trade routes at strategic locations along the Mississippi River. The agreement, which represents a five-year commitment, calls for joint marketing initiatives and exchange of […]

RELEASE: New registered apprenticeship program addresses shortfall in regional freight and trucking workforce

A new truck driver training and apprenticeship program being offered at St. Louis Community College has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a Registered Apprenticeship. The program was developed to address regional and national workforce shortages in the freight and trucking industries, while also promoting meaningful career and employment opportunities. “To be recognized as a Registered Apprenticeship, a program needs to combine technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences,” said Stephanie […]