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.