Using Technology and Green Design to Double Freight Capacity Within the Existing Footprint

Date/Time: Thursday, August 16
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Room: Salon BC – 4th Floor

Session Description:  How does a green company max out distribution capacity on a heavily constrained 79-acre site? A major parcel delivery company recently contracted with Barge Design Solutions on a $100M upgrade to their distribution facility in Nashville. Learn how new automated technologies for freight handling were implemented to double capacity, along with green technologies ranging from a bio fuel station to an underground storm water detention and water quality system.

Moderator: Jeff Wallace, Barge Design Solutions

Session Format: Panel (2 speakers):

    • Charlie Smith, Barge Design Solutions
    • Mike Petrin, Barge Design Solutions