The Great Lakes and connecting waterways have provided an efficient mode of transportation and an abundance of natural resources throughout the evolution of manufacturing and construction. And now, as technologies in renewable energies have evolved, and efficient, responsible use of fossil fuels and ensuing emissions have come mainstream, so have the goals and mandates of all who share these lakes and connecting waterways. With that in mind, we offer our mission:
We are an alliance of marine logistics and dock service companies committed to helping drive a low-carbon economy in West Michigan. Our goals are to see that State of Michigan’s renewable energy mandate is met or exceeded, create opportunity for local manufacturing, construction, and service related job growth in the renewable energy sector, and provide access to carbon footprint reducing marine freight corridors that provide cost effective movement of goods throughout domestic and international markets.
With over 75 years experience providing cost-effective, environmentally responsible material handling, marine transportation and logistics services in the Western Michigan region and throughout the Great Lakes, WMPO provides access to numerous port locations, including the largest deep water port on West Michigan’s coast, all with significant dock side space, convenient access to rail, highway, and airport systems. To learn more, please explore our site.