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Logistics: 20 years strong at UNT

Last month, the Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research celebrated the 20th anniversary of UNT's logistics program and the expansion of the Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory, which provides unique technology capabilities for students and faculty to help meet industry demands by solving logistics and transportation challenges. Watch how this top-five program in the nation is winning with students — and multi-national business partners.

Partner Spotlight
Jim Corrigan It's only logical: Reducing costs, streamlining distribution services

Jim Corrigan, president of the Trinity Logistics Group and a member of the board of advisors for the Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research, knows that savings through logistics are critical to staying competitive. UNT is helping Trinity do just that.

Research Spotlight
Ron Hasty
Recognizing a logistics pioneer

In the mid-1990s, businesses were forced to look outside of Texas for college graduates with a solid grasp of logistics. UNT's Ron Hasty, a now-retired professor of marketing, filled that void by launching UNT's logistics degree program — now a nationally ranked program.

Intermodal solutions
Intermodal solutions

Terrance Pohlen, director of the Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research, recently outlined how intermodal shipping impacts delivery time, cost and pollution — advantages and disadvantages — in his whitepaper, Intermodal Transportation and the North Texas Region.

Breakfast at the Byron
Breakfast at the Byron
The annual logistics transportation breakfast during the Byron Nelson golf tournament is set for May 20 at the Big Brothers Big Sisters headquarters in Irving. Business leaders from Stifel, American Airlines, Cargo, Daeske Inc., BNSF Railways and others discuss the role of logistics in the Dallas-Fort Worth area's growing economy. Make reservations by May 18.

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