THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Strategies in a new economic plan call for
Memphis to diversity its business growth while securing its logistics
The proposals in the Memphis & Shelby County
Regional Economic Development Plan were made public last week when
community and economic development leaders met with The Commercial
Appeal's (http://bit.ly/14NmlGK) editorial board.
The plan is being developed by a Washington-based think
tank called the Brookings Institution, which has finished analyzing the
"(Logistics) has been our strength for a long time,"
said Reid Dulberger, president of the Memphis and Shelby County Economic
Development Growth Engine. "We need to own logistics. We need to own
that turf and we need to build on it." More here.