Transportation & Logistics
FOR THE PAST 25 YEARS THE FIRM HAS REPRESENTED THE MEMPHIS-SHELBY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY, ONE OF THE LARGEST CARGO AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD.
Memphis International Airport is the economic engine for the mid-south, generating an annual economic impact of $28.6 billion per year. Glankler Brown is proud that for more than 25 years, the firm has represented the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, operator of Memphis International Airport.
Greater Memphis today is regarded as America’s Aerotropolis. Professor John D. Kasarda, Conference Chairman Director, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, University of North Carolina defined the aerotropolis concept as a community that grows with an airport as its economic engine. A dynamic hub interconnecting the airport with surrounding areas of office buildings, manufacturing firms, hotels, and distribution centers, the Aerotropolis provides connectivity to runway, road, rail and river.
The Memphis workforce has a higher percentage of logistics workers than any other metropolitan area in the country. The logistics and distribution sector is a practice focus of Glankler Brown, which offers integrated solutions that can assist you with your workplace, workforce and work processes.
Glankler Brown is helping to lead the way to expand America’s Aerotropolis. Member Arnold Perl is Chairman of the Aerotropolis Steering Committee for the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce, and fellow member John Houseal serves on the Master Plan Committee for the Aerotropolis initiative. The Steering Committee’s focus is on the future of Memphis, leveraging the Aerotropolis strategy to attract and retain businesses, create jobs, improve connectivity, and revitalize our infrastructure.
Companies that rely on long-distance, fast-cycle, logistics capabilities, whether local, regional or global, have chosen to locate in the Greater Memphis region and Glankler Brown is closely aligned with such industry developments.
If you want to ride the wave of America’s Aerotropolis, Glankler Brown can be your partner.