Cotton’s Heyday Gone, But Its Legacy Lives On
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.
Dunavants Have Contacts, Expertise to Thrive in Logistics
Once the world’s largest cotton merchandiser, Dunavant Enterprises is now completely removed from cotton and is building a global logistics business.
Dunavant Enterprises Repositions as Global Logistics Leader
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.
Dunavant Poised for New Future in Logistics
After more than four decades in the cotton business, Dunavant Enterprises Inc. has officially shifted gears.
Company Moves into Global Logistics Realm
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.
Timing was Right to Sell Cotton Business
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.