A strategic location connecting our region to the entire continent and western hemisphere via roadways, air, rail and water, as well as a skilled workforce are among the key reasons why businesses choose Hammond as the base for their facilities.

  • I-55 (north/south)
  • I-10 (east/west)
  • I-12 (which bypasses New Orleans)
  • 1-59 (north/south; only one hour to the east)
  • The Canadian National Railroad
  • Port Manchac
  • Hammond Northshore Regional Airport

Hammond’s advanced and all-encompassing transportation system provides unlimited choices and opportunities for distribution centers – regardless of their unique needs.

Home Depot, Winn Dixie, Sav-A-Lot, Dean Foods, Entergy, Cardinal Health and XPO are just a few of the companies that have found Hammond to be the ideal location for their operations.

In addition to our geographic location, companies that choose Hammond also benefit from the unique training and education offered through Southeastern Louisiana University.

Southeastern is the only university in Louisiana to offer a baccalaureate degree in Supply Chain Management. Its core curriculum includes instruction in:

  • Acquisitions and purchasing
  • Inventory control
  • Storage and handling
  • Logistics planning
  • Shipping and delivery management

With Southeastern as your educational partner, you can advance the skills of your existing workforce, as well as consistently staff your team with competent, educated leaders of tomorrow.

Learn more about SLU’s supply chain management degree program.