TITLE

'TranslinkeD' initiative seeks to make Detroit a logistics hub

AUTHOR(S)
Shea, Bill
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Crain's Detroit Business;6/2/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 22, pM20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the offering of TranslinkedD initiative by the Detroit Regional Chamber in Detroit, Michigan. It states that the initiative provides identification and catalog the region's transportation and logistic assets. Moreover, the organization has been offering technical logistics setting information to the chamber and disbanded its freight task force.
ACCESSION #
32814327

 

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