Located within on day’s truck travel of 60% of North America’s businesses and people, Appalachian Ohio has become home to major logistics centers for numerous companies, large and small. State-of-the-art logistic distribution fulfillment centers are located throughout the Appalachian Ohio region providing prompt delivery and service. See Drive Times to Major Cities.
Appalachian Ohio offers locations that can solve many companies’ distribution problems. For instance:
- The intersection of Interstate Highways 70 and 77 offers easy access to east coast and southeastern markets.
- The U.S. 23 and U.S. 33 corridors provide quick access to both the northern and southern markets.
- The “Appalachian Highway” Ohio 32 / U.S. 50 corridor bypasses major congestion areas while linking the northeast states to Cincinnati, St. Louis and points west.
Logistics opportunities are enhanced by multimodal transportation facilities providing additional solutions to companies logistics needs.
- Two Class I railroads with direct double-stack connections to Atlantic container ports provide ample opportunities for companies to receive their container-shipped cargos for transshipping to end customers.
- Major commercial airports, including Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh as well as major intermodal freight/air facilities at Rickenbacher field, provide ready access to air-shipment of time-critical goods.
- Ohio River ports provide ultra-low cost freight options for less time-sensitive cargoes.