LOGISTICS & Distribution ASSETS


Highway

Three of the country’s most traveled interstates intersect through Northwest Ohio, providing for fast, efficient access to customers

Rail

Four major railways move freight through the region, making Northwest Ohio a top 5 rail hub in the U.S.

Seaport

Port of Toledo well-positioned as an inland distribution point for North American commerce and is home to 15 terminals linked to global markets

Workforce

Plethora of talent offering the skill sets businesses need to succeed

Foreign Trade Zones

Northwest Ohio features two General Purpose Foreign Trade Zones, allowing for users to defer, reduce or eliminate U.S. Customs duties on products

QUICK FACTS


  • Within 300 miles of Toledo, this region has access to the most industrial square footage in the U.S.
  • Toledo/Northwest Ohio recognized as a “5-Star Logistics Metro”
  • Ohio owns the nation’s fourth largest interstate system
  • 12 million short tons of goods shipped each year from Toledo Seaport
  • 25 Ohio colleges/universities offering nationally ranked logistics and supply chain management programs
  • CSX 500-acre intermodal facility part of $850 million National Gateway Project
  • Ohio has the second lowest effective tax rate in the country for new distribution centers

NW Ohio LOGISTICS & Distribution Industry Over the last 3 years:


42

Projects

951

New Jobs

$369Mil

Capital Investment

What  They're  Saying


RECENT LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS

CompanyInvestmentNew Jobs
Amazon$100 Million1000
Norfolk Southern$160 Million275
Ohio Logistics$23 Million92