Economic Development & Freight Transportation

APA Florida Chapter, Heart of Florida Section

#9123887

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
9 a.m. - noon EDT

Avon Park, FL, United States

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Overview

 

Join the Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization and the Polk Transportation Planning Organization for a training session with FDOT District 1 Freight Coordinator Keith Robbins to learn more about distribution and freight as it relates to the economic development of our communities in inland Florida. Attendees will hear practical illustrations and examples of addressing some of the challenges to freight transportation in today’s world and gain a broad understanding of  the:

 

  • Role of transportation and distribution in the logistics arena
  • Importance of this industry and the impact of freight in our daily lives
  • Broad trends affecting freight transportation along with the challenges and success factors for integrating freight into traditional transportation planning

 

 

This Training Includes:

 

Distribution and Transportation Overview

 

Challenges in International Transportation

 

Integrating Freight into Transportation Planning

 

I-4 Corridor, A Freight Perspective

 

US 27 Corridor

 

Speakers

Keith Robbins

Keith Robbins is Project Management Professional and the District Freight Coordinator for the Florida Department of Transportation District 1. Read More

Contact Info

Marybeth Soderstrom, msoderstrom@cfrpc.org