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  • Cotton’s Heyday Gone, But Its Legacy Lives On

    Posted on Dec 13 2010

    Cotton doesn’t live on Front Street anymore. At least not the way it once did.  But the same forces that made cotton king in Memphis – this city’s geographic locale and logistical advantages – are still present as Dunavant Enterprises moves things besides cotton around the world. 

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  • Dunavants Have Contacts, Expertise to Thrive in Logistics

    Posted on Dec 10 2010

    Once the world’s largest cotton merchandiser, Dunavant Enterprises is now completely removed from cotton and is building a global logistics business.

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  • Dunavant Enterprises Repositions as Global Logistics Leader

    Posted on Dec 08 2010

    Dunavant Enterprises Inc., formerly one of the world’s largest cotton merchandizers for more than 50 years, has announced the expansion of its global logistics division as the main active concentration for the company.

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  • Dunavant Poised for New Future in Logistics

    Posted on Dec 03 2010

    After more than four decades in the cotton business, Dunavant Enterprises Inc. has officially shifted gears.

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  • Company Moves into Global Logistics Realm

    Posted on Dec 03 2010

    Goodbye, cotton. Hello, planes, trains, ships and trucks. Dunavant Enterprises Inc., at one time the largest cotton merchandiser in the world, is moving into the next phase of its business life with plans to accomplish on the global logistics stage what it did in the cotton industry.

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  • Timing was Right to Sell Cotton Business

    Posted on Dec 03 2010

    William ‘Billy’ Dunavant Jr. is willing to make an admission now that just a few years ago would have seemed unthinkable: His tolerance for risk just ain’t what it used to be.

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