Known as “The Crossroads of America,” Indiana ranks among the top 10 states in more than 100 logistics categories, including No. 1 in pass-through interstates. The state’s central location, business-friendly environment and extensive transportation infrastructure have made this state a leader in the world of logistics. As a result, more than a billion tons of freight travel through the state each year and Indiana has become one of the best places to grow businesses that rely on the movement of goods.
Attendees come from a wide range of businesses such as logistics, manufacturing, real estate, waterborne transportation, consulting services, utilities, distribution, engineering, law firms, media, rail, air, life sciences, marketing, trucking, construction, technology and many executives involved in supply chain decisions.
Hundreds of top industry leaders from around the country have participated in this event, including three governors, three university presidents and numerous CEOs of top corporations. Through the years, the Indiana Logistics Summit has provided a platform for important discussions between leaders of an extremely diverse industry, including presentations by corporate giants such as Google, GE Aviation, Cummins Inc., Honda, ArcelorMittal, Eli Lilly, FedEx, UPS, Norfolk Southern, CSX, CN Railway and many others. Attendees at the Indiana Logistics Summit will hear industry experts talk about major logistics issues and opportunities for future growth. Other topics will include industry updates from road, rail, water and air experts; status reports for major transportation projects around Indiana; best practice examples from industry leaders; current event issues from around the U.S.; and Indiana’s latest rankings in key logistics areas.