Cincinnati Logistics Hub: Why companies are investing in Cincinnati as a top location for distribution

March 10, 2024

Cincinnati Logistics: Your gateway to U.S. domestic distribution in Ohio

In recent years, there has been a high level of investment in Cincinnati as a distribution hub. In this article, we explore the advantages of setting up a distribution center in Cincinnati and the surrounding area. 

Cincinnati shippingThe origins of Cincinnati as a city were founded on the important transportation network for shipping via the Ohio river.

Centuries later, the city has become an important hub for distribution within the United States. With several Fortune 500 companies calling Cincinnati home, the city continues to expand due to the following reasons:

  1. Geographical location: Cincinnati is strategically located in the heart of the United States, making it easily accessible to both East and West Coast markets. It is within a day's drive of over half of the U.S. population, which helps reduce transportation costs and delivery times.
  2. Transportation infrastructure: The city is well-connected with an extensive network of highways, including major interstates like I-71, I-74, and I-75. Additionally, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is a major air cargo hub, providing easy access to domestic and international markets.
  3. River and rail connectivity: Cincinnati is situated on the Ohio River, which offers a cost-effective and efficient mode of transportation for shipping goods. The city is also connected to several major rail networks, making it convenient to transport goods via rail.
  4. Strong logistics industry: Cincinnati has a robust logistics industry. This cluster of expertise and resources gives Cincinnati a strong foothold for companies looking to set up a distribution center. Shipping in Cincinnati is a core strength in Ohio with experts readily available to support your business.
  5. Real Estate: With affordable real estate, Cincinnati is a competitive market compared to other metropolitan areas, making it an attractive area to partner with logistics companies already established with warehouse availability in the area. 

Crane Worldwide Logistics in Cincinnati, Ohio

Crane Worldwide Logistics recognized the advantages of distribution centers in Cincinnati and has invested significantly in providing warehouse space for clients in the area. With warehouse space available at our flagship warehouse, you can learn more about our warehouse services here

Cincinnati 3PL warehouseThe 3PL warehouse in Cincinnati, Ohio has more than 600K sq ft of class A industrial storage space, ideally situated to enhance distribution and supply-chain networks, with direct access to nearby air cargo hubs, the greater Cincinnati market, and the surrounding Midwest.

With our own U.S. trucking service, your clients are within easy reach of Cincinnati. 

Our expert team of freight forwarders in Cincinnati are available to support your 3PL Logistics and freight forwarding needs in Ohio.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you are looking for a reliable and experienced logistics provider in Cincinnati. Our logistics experts will work side by side with you to establish the most cost efficient distribution center that will benefit your customer experience. 

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