As our regional economy emerges from the Coronavirus shutdown, Cumberland County’s diversified industry base is poised for growth. For those looking for employment, or wanting to make a change, there are currently thousands of career opportunities available on ncworks.gov and more than 500 local job openings in manufacturing, distribution, and professional services. As operations …Continue Reading
FCEDC is proud to partner with US Commercial Service, North Carolina District Export Council, and the Greater Fayetteville Chamber for an all-day workshop on international trade and exporting fundamentals. We invite you to join us for Export University 101 on March 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the FCEDC offices in Fayetteville. If …Continue Reading
FAYETTEVILLE, NC (Feb. 12, 2020)—Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC), Tidewater Transit, and Fayetteville-Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) are pleased to announce an upcoming informational forum for women in transportation and logistics. This unique event, designed to provide insight for women interested in fields such as driving, customer service, fleet maintenance, and HR, will be held …Continue Reading
Logistics is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country, with transportation volume estimated to steadily rise 2.2 percent for the next five years. (American Trucking Associations). Employers are seeking 50,000 truck drivers to keep up with the increasing demand. By 2026, over 175,000 of these roles are expected to remain unfulfilled. Our community’s …Continue Reading
Logistics & Distribution in Cumberland County: Accessible, Affordable, and Growing For Existing Industry Month, FCEDC is continuing to recognize the businesses that make up our private sector, the jobs they provide, and their impact on our economy. Our community’s location on Interstate-95, rail infrastructure, and proximity to shipping ports have made it a central hub …Continue Reading
Our region’s assets and resources make us an ideal match for companies in critical defense, innovative manufacturing, food processing, logistics, and services. One advantage to doing business in Fayetteville NC is our areas transportation access. Fayetteville has easy access to I-95, I-40, I-85 and I-20. The city also has rail connectivity with CSX and Norfolk Southern. Fayetteville is also …Continue Reading
One of the economic advantages in Cumberland County NC is our access to transportation. The infographic below illustrates transportation access in Fayetteville-Cumberland County.