Whether by highway, water, rail or air, Kansas City offers excellent transportation advantages. Because of its central location and outstanding multimodal infrastructure, it is easier and more cost-efficient to ship into and out of Kansas City, making Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) an ideal location for production facilities, warehouses and distribution centers. When you are located in the nation’s heartland, you have an immediate cost advantage when shipping raw materials and finished goods.
The Learning & Career Center (LCC) at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) is a collaborative effort between private industry, educational institutions, community and workforce partners.
The LCC strives to create training programs that produce excellent employees and deliver employment services to job seekers and companies within the LPKC Business Park and surrounding Southwest Johnson County, Kansas area.
With an educated and abundant workforce, companies evaluating LPKC as a location for warehouses or distribution facilities can be assured the workforce in the surrounding cities, counties and states can accommodate the labor pool needs.
Johnson County’s economy has experienced unparalleled growth and diversification for more than two decades, boasting a 5.6 percent unemployment rate. In the 23-county laborshed, Johnson County leads the way accounting for 62 percent of the total growth of the labor force.
Presently ranked as one of the nation’s most dynamic metro-centers, there are approximately 1.34MM workers in the Johnson County laborshed, which includes an estimated 139K workers commuting to jobs in Johnson County from other counties.
For more information & detailed reports, visit Southwest Johnson County EDC’s website.
The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) is a great resource for doing business in the Kansas City region. For regional labor data or to create a customized report,
visit KCADC’s website.
To view wage and employment statistics for jobs specific to supply chain and logistics in the Kansas City metropolitan area, click here.
For more workforce development data, with an emphasis on supply chain education and programs, visit the KC SmartPort website.