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.
Columbus’ airports should handily set passenger records this year, based on just-released data showing growth for the first six months of the year topping the national average. That bodes well for John Glenn Columbus International Airport and cargo-focused Rickenbacker Airport. More passengers and more cargo are signs of economic vitality.
ODW Logistics is opening a 200,000-square-foot logistics center near Columbus, Ohio, to expand its e-commerce capabilities.
Grocers, including Ohio based Kroger and Giant Eagle, seek to compete with Amazon in the realm of online order fulfillment and order delivery services by partnering with technology firms and by targeting the younger, tech-savvy generations.
The world’s largest package delivery company and the premier provider of global supply chain management solutions
Connecting people and possibilities around the world
Leading contract logistics provider in the Americas
Providing cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies
A world-class third-party provider of customized logistics services utilizing highway
An Ohio-based 3PL specializing in multimodal transportation and supply chain consultation
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.