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Speaking on Business: Utah Inland Port Authority

August 08, 2022
Utah’s rapid growth has resulted in a need to reduce costs to ship goods to and from our great state. To address that concern, the state created the Utah Inland Port Authority, led by President Jack Hedge, who explains what they do.

Global Law & Business: Episode 99 – Jack Hedge

April 19, 2022
Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look at the world by talking with business leaders, innovators, service providers, manufacturers, and government leaders around the globe. In Episode #99, we are joined by Jack Hedge, Executive Director of the Utah Inland Port Authority.

How Utah can be the model for fixing the nation’s supply chain

January 25, 2022
SALT LAKE CITY – Leaders from major shipyards and rail yards from around the country visited Utah Monday to find solutions for the nation’s broken supply chain. They looked to Utah’s Inland Port. Solutions were already in motion as about 100 shipping containers arrived by train in Utah Friday. That’s just the beginning…

An inside look into the effects of the global supply chain and its impact on local business

December 02, 2021
This November, Utah Business hosted an exclusive summit for business with dozens of panels hosted by some of our favorite experts. This panel, moderated by Stephen LeFevre, director of strategic & foreign affairs at WTC Utah will discuss supply chain issues and the impact of those on our local businesses. With panelists, Charlie Freedman, the deputy corporate counsel at Malouf Companies; Jack Hedge, executive director at the Utah Inland

Freight trains could help decongest the Port of Long Beach

November 04, 2021
With shipping delays worsening and cargo still piling up at Los Angeles County ports, officials are starting to use freight trains to ease the problem. The Port of Long Beach, the Utah Inland Port Authority and Union Pacific Railroad announced a new partnership aimed at rapidly transporting cargo from terminals in Long Beach to Salt Lake City for further distribution

Bringing the ports inland

November 01, 2021
On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to Jack Hedge, executive director at the Utah Inland Port Authority, about how moving freight inland can help the SoCal ports…

The Utah Inland Port Authority just announced a deal with the Long Beach Port Authority

October 28, 2021
The Utah Inland Port Authority just announced a deal with the Long Beach Port Authority. Does this mean you’ll get your Christmas presents before New Year’s? Jack Hedge, Executive Director of Utah Inland Port Authority calls the show to discuss the deal and what it means for Utah.

Utah is Helping Solve the Supply Chain Crisis

October 28, 2021
Utah’s Inland Port Authority has made a major deal they hope will help solve some of the supply chain crisis. Executive Director Jack Hedge joins Boyd to talk about how they’re working with the big ports in California and what that means for Utah…

Delivering to Utah by rail

October 28, 2021
The Utah Inland Port Authority announced a partnership Wednesday it says will help reduce supply chain congestion…

Pent-up worldwide demand squeezing global supply chain

October 21, 2021
SALT LAKE CITY — Store shelves are emptying, ports are backed up, the holiday shopping season is approaching. The global supply-chain mess is likely to get messier before it gets better, says a Utah import/export specialist, Miles Hansen, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah. He added the global supply-chain crisis highlights the importance of Utah’s inland port and

PM News Brief: Utah Inland Port Authority Signs Deal With Port Of Oakland

May 19, 2021
The Utah Inland Port Authority has signed a deal with the Port of Oakland. It’ll allow for more goods to be brought in and out of the state by train. Both Utah and Oakland officials said the deal will make transporting goods cheaper and more efficient…

The Inland Port Makes a Big Deal

May 18, 2021
Utah Inland Port Authority COO Jill Flygare talks about their new agreement with the Port of Oakland and what that means for the state as a whole…