Distribution & Transportation

A Key Industry In North Louisiana

Access to a vast network of multimodal transportation infrastructure, low trucking costs, and CDL training programs are just a few of the reasons that the distribution and transportation industry is finding success in North Louisiana. The region’s multimodal infrastructure includes a foreign trade zone, Class 1 railroads, inland ports, regional airports, major interstates, and more.  Read more infrastructure details here .

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Sheena Bryant, CEcD

Business Development Strategy Vice President

Top Employers in Distribution & Transportation

Industry-Specific Incentives 

Local Incentives

PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) | Industrial Tax Exemption Program | Performance Based Grants | On the Job Training (OJT) | Reduced Utility Rates

State Incentives

Louisiana Quality Jobs Rebate Program| Enterprise Zone Tax Credit | Restoration Tax Abatement | Incumbent Worker Training Program and LED FastStart — A Nationally Recognized Customized Workforce Training Program.

Federal Incentives

New Market Tax Credit | Opportunity Zones, Work Opportunity Tax Credits | Foreign Trade Zone | Research & Development Tax Credit | EXIM Bank | SBA Programs | USDA Rural Development Grants

Workforce programs that benefit the distribution & transportation industry

North Louisiana has 4 partners that offer CDL and Forklift Training Programs:

  • Louisiana Delta Community College 
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College
  • Diesel Driving Academy
  • Coastal Truck Driving Academy

Learn more about sites that can meet your distributional needs