Northwest Ohio has built on its geographic position to become one of the leading locations for fast, cost-effective distribution of goods across North America. With access to every mode of transportation, businesses can reach more than 100 million people within a day’s drive. And logistics companies can take advantage of a strong industrial manufacturing base which requires accessible and efficient transportation assets.
Northwest Ohio Logistics Industry – 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 second lowest effective tax rate in country for new distribution centers