Gordon Food Service, a privately held, family-managed food service distributor, will build a new 500,000-square-foot warehouse-distribution center in central Indiana that could create more than 400 jobs by the end of 2025.
Education, engagement, talent development, teamwork and informed insight, along with infrastructure, keep the Region heading in the right direction logistically, experts say.
A Michigan brewery soon will be able to make more product thanks to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The bulk carrier M/V Federal Mackinac recently docked at the port, carrying 12 brewery tanks destined for Michigan. Each cylindrical 40-foot long brewery tank is 14 feet in diameter and weighs 25,353 pounds. Each tank holds about […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The American Metal Market has named Ports of Indiana the Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year for 2018. The ninth annual Awards for Steel Excellence were recently announced at AMM’s Steel Awards dinner, held in conjunction with the global Steel Success Strategies XXXIII Conference in New York. “This is an extraordinary honor for our […]
High demand for coal and agricultural products resulted in a record six-month period for the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon. The Ports of Indiana reported about 4.7 million tons of cargo moved through the port between January and June, an increase of 36 percent when compared to the same period last year. Record shipments included maritime […]
A new study released by the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway maritime industry shows Indiana plays a major role in cargo shipping on the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes shoreline spans more than 4,800 miles in the U.S., with only 45 miles of that in Indiana. Even with less than 1 percent of the […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s manufacturing industry is experiencing the longest expansion of employment in state history, according to the 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card released June 7 by the Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research and Conexus Indiana. “U.S. manufacturing and logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael […]
Rockwell Automation, a Milwaukee-based Fortune 500 company specializing in industrial automation and information, announced June 5 it plans to consolidate operations from Champaign, Ill. and Memphis, Tenn. to Indiana. A statement from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. said the move combined with Rockwell’s projected growth could create up to 231 new jobs in Indiana by […]