Nevada’s strong distribution and transportation network is evident in
the wide range of national-name logistics/distribution companies (65
trucking companies and national logistics companies) that have already
set up operations in the region.
Southern Nevada, a large share of growth and activities in warehousing,
distribution, logistics, and freight transport is very much linked to
the Tourism and Gaming industry (for example bringing in the food and
other goods that are demanded by tourism and hospitality businesses).
There are also a growing number of “export-oriented”
distribution, warehousing, and logistics companies in Southern Nevada.
can be a western hub of transport and operations—an inland port— because of its locational and geographic advantage,
and building a skilled and available workforce is a priority.
mission of the
GWIB Logistics & Operations Sector Council
identify workforce needs and develop initiatives to educate
its workforce in support of the economic development goals of the state.