Industry Clusters

Industry Clusters

Lincoln is the perfect place to grow your business.

Continually ranking as one of the best places to do business in America, Lincoln proves to have some of the lowest business costs, the strongest workforces and most robust business climates in the US.

Trucking and Logistics

Lincoln’s central location makes it an ideal transportation and logistics hub. Interstate-80, arguably the nation’s busiest intercontinental highway, runs through Lincoln and stretches 482 miles east to west from one end of the state to the other. Three significant north south highways bisect the state near Lincoln, connecting Lincoln to the NAFTA trade corridor. BNSF, a Class I rail system, has a large rail hub in Lincoln. The regional Lincoln Airport and Eppley Airfield in Omaha provide easy access to air freight services.

In addition to its central location, logistics management, warehousing, and transportation companies in Lincoln enjoy several other benefits: a highly educated workforce, low labor costs, low cost of living, low traffic congestion costs, a business-friendly climate, university transport and logistics research facilities, and the absence of inventory taxes.

Lincoln’s Transportation and Logistics sector benefits from the vast array of programs that support the development of a specialized workforce for this industry. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Peru State, Concordia University, Southeast Community College, and Doane College all provide business management, administration, accounting and finance programs. In addition to which there are a number of programs and other institutions tailored to the needs of the transportation and logistics industry.

Click here to view and download Lincoln’s Transportation and Logistics Report.

Lincoln’s Transportation and Logistics sectors comprise a broad range of companies including major establishments such as:

CompanyProduct/Service
BNSF RailwayTransportation
Crete Carrier CorporationLong-haul trucking and transportation
FedEx FreightTransportation
Duncan AviationLogistics
Lincoln Storage and TransferStorage and transportation
Nebraska Logistics Inc.Logistics
Speedway MotorsLogistics and transportation

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