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Low Cost Logistics Hub with a Wide Reach

With greater access to the U.S. market than any other major metro, the Columbus Region is a strategic location for the movement of goods. More than 4,400 logistics establishments employing over 83,000 employees thrive on the Columbus Region’s ultra-modern interstate highway system, third-party logistics companies and multiple rail terminals.

Home to multimodal logistics hub North American International Freight Center, a top 10 Foreign Trade Zone and the nation’s 2nd-lowest effective tax rate for new distributions centers, the Columbus Region is your all-access pass to the North American and global marketplace.

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  • Ohio is the nation’s 2nd-lowest effective tax rate for new distribution centers.

  • Rickenbacker International Airport, one of the world’s only cargo-dedicated airports, provides access to the global marketplace.

  • One of the most active FTZs in the nation, FTZ #138 is the nation’s top foreign trade zone for total value of imported textiles and footwear, moving more than $6.2 billion of the nation’s total $8.9 billion in the category.

  • Four intermodal terminals provide access to world markets and seaports.

  • Combined intermodal facilities handle 800,000 container lifts annually.

  • Within a 10-hour drive of half the U.S. population.

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