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December 11, 2012
Logistics industry sees exports as key to fueling growth
From Business First:
Foreign trade is needed to fuel growth in a Columbus-area logistics industry that a new report found increased the value of its exports by 3 percent over four years, the head of the Columbus Region Logistics Council says.
“Until we can take an Ohio-produced product and export to a country that has demand, the logistics industry is only going to thrive in proportion to the amount of imports that our local-landed businesses push out into the domestic economy,” said Jeff Zimmerman, director of the Columbus Region Logistics Council. “The acceleration is going to happen inside of foreign trade.” Read more.