In economic news:

A new, state-of-the-art vehicle logistics and processing center at the former General Motors plant in Shreveport was confirmed Tuesday. It is expected to create 150 new direct jobs, and 246 indirect jobs. President and CEO of Hyundai GLOVIS Glenn Clift, Governor Edwards, and representatives from the Caddo Commission, City of Shreveport, and North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) made the announcement. The 150 new direct jobs in Caddo Parish will feature an average salary of $31,760 plus benefits. GLOVIS America is a third-party, finished-vehicle logistics company for Kia Motor America and Hyundai Motor America. The facility will outfit imported vehicles with equipment and exterior upgrades and serve as Kia’s distribution hub for the central and western U.S.

More info via Biz.Magazine here.

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