From Inside Indiana Business, perspective from Barry Cox of Warehouse Services Inc. of Mount Vernon, who chairs the Southwest Indiana Logistics Partnership - Cox notes that "...the logistics economy touches every Hoosier community, and the Conexus Logistics Council realizes that it cannot prioritize local transportation and infrastructure needs in every corner of the state without broader involvement.
So it is forming regional logistics partnerships, starting here in Southwest Indiana.
The group announced that Barry Cox, President & COO of the Mount Vernon-based Cox Group, will chair the Partnership.
"We're very pleased to launch a regional logistics partnership for southwest Indiana and that a respected industry veteran like Barry Cox
has agreed to spearhead the effort," said Holt.
noted the importance of logistics to southwest Indiana's economy as a critical reason to form the new partnership.
"The Evansville region ranks in the top tenth of U.S. metropolitan areas in the percentage of our economy focused on exports," he