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Regional logistics council takes aim at improving transportation crossroads

Regional logistics council takes aim at improving transportation crossroads

According to the latest Annual Highway Report Indiana ranks first in rural interstate pavement condition but 22nd in its overall highway performance and efficiency.

January 12, 2014 6:00 am
MARC CHASE: St. John 'extremists' force E-911 compromise

MARC CHASE: St. John 'extremists' force E-911 compromise

Take care who you dub an extremist. Sometimes seemingly extreme political positions bring about the middle-of-the-road compromises most of us desire.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Pence taps 'blue ribbon' panel to set state infrastructure goals

INDIANAPOLIS | Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Mike Pence created a "blue ribbon" panel Thursday to plan the next generation of Indiana's roads, rails, waterways and airports.

October 10, 2013 2:30 pm

NWI Forum partners with Conexus Indiana to launch logistics council

PORTAGE | The Northwest Indiana Forum, a private group composed of 130 local businesses in seven counties, and Conexus Indiana, Indiana’s statewide advanced manufacturing and logistics initiative, today announced the formation of the Northwest Regional Logistics Council.

August 14, 2013 12:42 pm

Shippers, government see strong maritime future

A U.S. maritime commerce official said Thursday cargo ship operators are showing confidence in economic opportunities in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway by spending billions of dollars to upgrade their fleets.

November 01, 2012 3:00 pm
School pilots logistics, manufacturing program

School pilots logistics, manufacturing program

HAMMOND | George Rogers Clark High School teacher James Bryant passed coffee cups out to his students, asking if the disposable cups should look the same.

October 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond high school piloting new program in logistics, manufacturing

Hammond high school piloting new program in logistics, manufacturing

George Rogers Clark High School teacher James Bryant answers a question for one of his students enrolled in a logistics and manufacturing program being piloted at the school this year.

October 05, 2012 2:39 pm
Hammond high school piloting new program in logistics, manufacturing

Hammond high school piloting new program in logistics, manufacturing

A George Rogers Clark High School student goes through a computer module in the Hire Technology program.

October 05, 2012 2:39 pm

10th annual Indiana Logistics Summit set for Oct. 17

INDIANAPOLIS | Top national experts in transportation, distribution and logistics will descend on the Indiana Convention Center on Oct. 17 for the 2012 Indiana Logistics Summit. The 10th annual conference will feature presentations by industry experts, extensive networking opportunities and …

September 08, 2012 12:00 am
Illinois backing $42M logisitics training center at Chicago college

Illinois backing $42M logisitics training center at Chicago college

CHICAGO | The state of Illinois and the City Colleges of Chicago are investing more than $42 million to build a center to train students for jobs in transportation logistics.

March 14, 2012 8:00 pm
Ill. bakcing $42 million center at Chicago college

Ill. bakcing $42 million center at Chicago college

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, watch Tuesday as student Sean Dunnavant pilots a big rig simulator under the supervision of instructor Dwane Dooley in the commercial driving school program at Olive-Harvey College in Chicago. Emanuel, Quinn, and City Colleges of…

March 14, 2012 12:00 am

Legislative infrastructure panel sees challenges ahead for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | In the past five years, Indiana has built up a substantial infrastructure advantage over its neighbors, but the road ahead appears riddled with potholes.

August 23, 2011 7:45 pm

Walmart distributor locates in Hammond, brings 120 jobs

The subsidiary of a Michigan-based logistics firm will provide transportation and distribution management services at a Hammond facility for Walmart, providing 120 jobs.

July 18, 2011 12:10 pm

EDITORIAL: Charting the course for economic growth

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's major study of the greater Chicago area -- from southeast Wisconsin to Northwest Indiana -- is one more effort to chart a course for the area's future.

June 27, 2011 12:00 am
Midwest transportation industry excited about growth

Midwest transportation industry excited about growth

Forget economic recovery. For the Midwest transportation industry, 2011 is about keeping up with success.

April 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Midwest transportation industry excited about growth

Midwest transportation industry excited about growth

Forget economic recovery. For the Midwest transportation industry, 2011 is about keeping up with success.

April 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Amendments stacking up in stalled House

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democrats have stayed busy in Urbana, Ill., writing amendments that make changes to the 25 proposals eligible for amendment on the House calendar.

March 15, 2011 2:00 pm

Kingsbury jobs project off table

A shipping and warehousing development using rail in Kingsbury that would have produced hundreds of new jobs has hit the brakes.

January 25, 2011 1:13 pm

Ivy Tech logistics program seeking students

The Gary campus of Ivy Tech Community College is fielding applicants for the upcoming semester of its Transportation, Distribution and Logistics program.

December 03, 2010 12:00 am Related
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