Logistics Company Growing in Downtown Indy

Posted: Updated:
Direct Connect Logistix was founded in 2009. Direct Connect Logistix was founded in 2009.

Indianapolis-based Direct Connect Logistix will cut the ribbon Friday its new $2 million downtown headquarters. The transportation and logistics company plans to add 90 jobs by 2020. Co-founder and President Greg Humrichouser says the company has doubled in size over the past two years, and wanted to stay in Indianapolis "to attract and hire an energetic and diverse workforce." DCL's current employees have moved from the original Stutz Building location to the new headquarters.

The company, founded in 2009, provides over the road transportation for expedited, small parcel and air freight as well as other loads. DCL says its network of carriers range from single owners to fleets of 50 trucks or more.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. provided performance-based tax credit and training funding to support the new jobs and move to the Cosmopolitan on the Canal. The company says the new openings are in departments including operations, account management, information technology and business development. You can find more information about the positions by clicking here.

Humrichouser will be a guest this weekend on Inside INdiana Business With Gerry Dick.

DCL Vice President John Leininger believes Indy has the workforce to fill the new positions.
  • Perspectives

    • Jeff Rea serves as CEO and president of the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce.

      Imagination Library Key to Developing Future Workforce

      There is a Chinese proverb that I love, it says "the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second-best time is today." The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County has been doing a little bit of both. Twenty-five plus years ago, the Foundation was formed to work on initiatives and grant-making in the areas of arts and culture, health and human services, parks and community development, and youth and education. Since inception, the Community Foundation has...



Company Name:
Confirm Email:
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections


  • Most Popular Stories

    • Infosys Campus Plans Go Beyond Buildings

      The new Infosys (NYSE: INFY) U.S. Education Center at the former Indianapolis International Airport terminal site will include more than office space. Ultimately, officials revealed at a news conference Thursday in Indianapolis, it could more closely resemble the type of live, work, play campus found in the company's other major global locations. The development plans involve more than 70 acres at first through a $35 million investment.

    • Indy Airport Looking Into 'First Class' Hotel

      Officials continue to test the waters regarding a potential "first class, full-service" hotel at the Indianapolis International Airport. The Indianapolis Airport Authority has issued a Request for Expression of Interest in an effort to further explore the possibility of constructing a hotel next to the airport terminal parking structure. The IAA says it will use the process to take into account the impact an airport hotel would have on the surrounding hotel markets and...

    • Carmel Golf Course to Break Ground on Clubhouse

      Officials in Carmel will this evening break ground on a $10 million project at Brookshire Golf Course. The city-owned course is building a new clubhouse, pool and pool house, an effort that is expected to be complete by mid-December.

    • Casinos Receive Green Light For New Digs

      Two Indiana casinos are about to undergo major upgrades. The Indiana Gaming Commission has approved Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino's plans to invest $85 million to construct a new land-based casino, as well as Ameristar East Chicago's $15 million renovation project. The News and Tribune in Jeffersonville reports Horseshoe Southern Indiana parent Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq: CZR) is in the final design phases for the 100,000-square-foot facility.

    • New Group Fans The Flame of Entrepreneurial Docs

      The founders of a new Indiana organization say healthcare is a hot bed of potential entrepreneurs, but many medical professionals lack the business expertise to move their ideas to the marketplace. Central Indiana health and life sciences professionals are creating an Indiana chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a national nonprofit and clinical innovation network.