Whether shipping via air, land, or water, you have options for domestic and international freight transportation. Ten foreign trade zones located across the state offer reduced or nonexistent customs fees as well as relief from inverted tariffs and duty exemption on re-exports.
The four largest delivery companies in the U.S. (UPS, DHL, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service) provide more outbound parcel services from Ohio than from any other state in the Midwest. This means businesses have negotiation power when choosing a shipper.
Get ahead with logistics 4.0 resources in Ohio, home to smart mobility research and initiatives including truck platooning, connected vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems, and more. Moreover, several cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services, are located in Ohio.
Ohio’s education institutions offer nationally recognized programs in supply chain and logistics management. From 2010 to 2019, there was a 73% increase in the number of degrees granted annually for supply chain management, resulting in a large, well-trained logistics and distribution workforce in Ohio.