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The Nebraska Logistics Council’s mission is to give members new ideas and opportunities to grow in the logistics field. Members have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas, striving to help logistics professionals excel in their positions.

Check out our most recent Press Release – NEBRASKA LOGISTICS COUNCIL PRESENTS FUNDS TO METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION

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>NLC 2017 Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing

The Nebraska Logistics Council 2017 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing was Sept. 1, 2017. Thanks to all who attended and made it such a success! Click through photos from the 2017 fundraiser!

Funds raised are for Nebraska Logistics Council High School Scholarships, NLC Metropolitan Community College Endowed Scholarship and Transportation, Distribution, Logistics programs. Read the rest of this page »

Nebraska Logistics Council Presents Funds to Metropolitan Community College Foundation

NLC MCCF check presentation (1)Omaha, Neb. (April 26,2017) – The Nebraska Logistics Council recently presented $4,500 to the Metropolitan Community College Foundation. These funds are the final installment of the Nebraska Logistics Council $10,000 Endowed Scholarship for the Metropolitan Community College Transportation, Distribution, Warehousing and Logistics program.
“Through our annual golf event, we raise funds for scholarships. Through the generosity of our donors, we are pleased and honored to make the final installment of our endowed scholarship with the Metropolitan Community College Foundation,” said Pat Lodes, President of the Nebraska Logistics Council. “Two and one half years ago, the NLC announced an endowed scholarship with the MCC TDWL program. We are here today to announce that the scholarship has been fully funded almost two and a half years ahead of schedule.”
“The Metropolitan Community College Foundation is grateful to the Nebraska Logistics Council for investing in Metropolitan Community College students, said Jackie Almquist, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Community College Foundation. “Their generous scholarship and partnership advance our shared priority of workforce development.”

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>NLC 2016 Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing

The Nebraska Logistics Council 2016 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing was Sept. 2, 2016. Thanks to all who attended and made it such a success!

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>NLC awards scholarships and 2015 Nebraska Supply Chain Professional of the Year

The Nebraska Logistics Council announced three $500 scholarship winners and the Supply Chain Professional of the Year at it’s annual scholarship golf fundraiser.

Michael Young was named the 2015 Nebraska Logistics Council Supply Chain Professional of the Year. Michael has been in the industry for more than 4 decades, starting in college when he earned his CDL. He relocated to Nebraska 33 years ago with ABF Freight Systems. He started as a professional driver, worked in operations and sales, and even owned his own transportation company. For the past fifteen years, Michael’s been heading up the supply chain needs at Westin Foods, and is the current Director of Supply Chain and Logistics at Westin. His leadership and dedication to the industry show through his long list of industry certifications.
Michael’s leadership is in the industry, as a founding member of the Nebraska Logistics Council, as well as in his community where he volunteers his time in helping others.

The three scholarship winners are students with an interest in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry.
Celeste Ramirez, who was present to receive her “big” check, has been part of the Distribution Logistics Management Academy at Metropolitan Community College. She is interested in industrial distribution.
Spencer Marxsen is enrolled in the Millard Public Schools Distribution and Logistics Management Career Academy. His plan is to attend the University of Nebraska at Omaha studying Business Management with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management.
Maxwell Sealer is also enrolled in the Millard DLM Career Academy. He already has an internship in the industry and hopes to turn it into a career while studying supply chain management in college.

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Message from the NLC Board

We invite you to explore the advantages that Nebraska offers to meet your company’s transportation, logistics, warehousing and distribution needs. Nebraska’s central location provides convenient access to the East and West Coasts, Canada and Mexico. Our first class infrastructure and minimal congestion give you matchless speed to your company’s markets. Nebraska’s quality workforce is one of the state’s greatest assets. Our workforce enables companies to provide quality, consistent service while enjoying significant operational savings. We invite you to capitalize on Nebraska’s unparalleled advantages.

Cory Johnson, NLC President & Business Development Director, Cargo Zone, Omaha