Connections that power supply chains

Cass County has excellent highway and rail access Cass County education paves the way to strong workforce Cass County connections that power the supply chain Cass County – connected to Indiana, the Midwest, the world

Companies in the logistics industry — and companies that depend on a perfectly running supply chain — find Cass County and Logansport a central, efficient location for connections throughout Indiana, the Midwest, and the nation.

The Hoosier Heartland Corridor provides a continuous four-lane divided highway from I-65 at Lafayette to I-75 near Toledo. It already offers speedy access to U.S. 31 and I-69, and puts us within a half-day’s drive of the Port of Toledo at the western end of Lake Erie. We’re also just 95 minutes from the Port of Indiana at Burns Harbor, the largest deepwater port on Lake Michigan, as well as Northwest Indiana’s steel producers. Chicago is less than 3 hours by truck; Louisville and Cincinnati less than four hours away.

Norfolk Southern provide Class I rail service through the heart of Cass County on its Detroit-St. Louis mainline, carrying auto parts to Detroit and Kansas City-area plants, and linking with the nation’s rail network. Regional carrier Rail America travels to the west to link with BNSF’s extensive network, and we’re a short haul from intermodal facilities in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Ft. Wayne. The Winamac Southern Railway is a short-line railroad with lines connecting Logansport to Kokomo and Bringhurst. Our area’s strong rail heritage means plenty of existing rail spurs, as well as open land with rail access.