Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Florida looks to increase freight business; Southwest Florida wants piece of the action
Whether the shipment is going by air, land, sea or rail, it may get easier to move freight in Southwest Florida. "We need industries. We need factories. We need something," said Lisa Selenke, co-owner of Immokalee-based P&S Express Freight Brokers LLC. And that's exactly what the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to address. Although Southwest Florida International Airport doesn't carry much freight today, compared to the Miami airport, Victoria Moreland, spokeswoman for the Fort Myers airport, said there are opportunities in the future. And the state believes there are, too. "As part of our ongoing partnership with all of the carriers at RSW, we are always promoting the benefits of moving air cargo/freight through Southwest Florida," Moreland

@ Source: Naples Daily News | Posted: 09/11/12 at 1622 EDST

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