Indiana Logistics Accomplishments

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The Logistics Council for Conexus Indiana, a group of statewide logistics executives, has released the achievements stemming from a statewide logistics strategic plan that was created for the consideration of Indiana Policy Makers.

Inside Indiana Business has reported that the plan identified long-term innovations, and focused on strengthening academic and logistics partnerships so as to help fill the need for trained logistics workers throughout the state. The Logistics Council is a group of 54 logistics leaders from around the state, representing air, rail, truck, waterborne, infrastructure, warehousing and distribution, advanced manufacturing and service companies.

Included in the key accomplishments cited:

  • Development of the Indiana Railroad Intermodal Terminal
  • Completion of the Hoosier Hearland Highway between Lafayette and Ft. Wayne
  • Development of a partnership between Indiana and Kentucky to advance the repairs to the Ohio River bridges linking Jeffersonville, IN and Louisville, Ky.
  • Initiation of a new tax credit for private sector infrastructure and logistics investment.
  • Development and implementation of a two-year post secondary logistics program at Harrison College and Vincennes University for a portable logistics credential.

 

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