Explore IFTI's Outreach

IFTI's recent activities to educate and engage constituents through significant technology transfer activities and transportation workforce development activities:

Southeast Transportation Workforce Center (SETWC)

The Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute at the University of Memphis (UofM) is the home of the Southeast Transportation Workforce Center (SETWC) and is part of the National Network for Transportation Workforce. The national network includes 5 regional centers hosted at the UofM, the University of Vermont, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Montana State University and California State University- Long Beach. The network structure allows sharing of best practices and leveraging of resources across the nation to improve transportation workforce outcomes.

Broad Regional Scope, Unique National Expertise

SETWC serves a 12-state region in the southeastern United States as well as Puerto Rico. While the center addresses the broad goals of transportation workforce development throughout the region, it also focuses on the following areas of national expertise:

  • Women in transportation
  • Freight (including rail, truck, warehousing and logistics)
  • Military/veteran transition into the transportation workforce.
  • For a printable version of our fact sheet, please click here.