Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics

Richmond: Virginia's Connected Capital

Centrally located and well connected, Richmond is a top choice for transportation and logistics companies. Join companies like UPS Freight, K-Line and Estes and take advantage of:

Two-day truck service

to 55% of the nation’s consumers and manufacturing establishments via the extensive network of well-maintained highways and expressways including I-64, I-95, I-85, and I-295 and access to over 100 motor freight companies serving the area.

Over 46,000 metro area workers

employed and experienced in wholesale trade and transportation and warehousing. Access to skilled graduates from the University of Richmond's Logistics Management program, VCU's Managerial Economics & Logistics program and community college technical programs.

A world-class port system

with 64 Express barge service and easy access to the deepest and third largest container port on the east coast - less than 100 miles away at Hampton Roads. 

Rail freight service from CSX and Norfolk Southern

A logistics-centric location, home to the U.S. Army Logistics University at Fort Lee and the Defense Supply Center of Richmond.

Expanded International Airport

Richmond International Airport has recently been expanded and now serves more than 3.5 million travelers and 85 million pounds of cargo annually. RIC is located in foreign trade zone (FTZ) # 207.

 

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City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219
804.646.5633