Advanced Logistics

Northern Kentucky has a proven advantage in distribution and logistics. More than 100 logistics companies are already located in Northern Kentucky, including major employers like DHL, Amazon, UPS, and FedEx.

Why NKY

  • Unbeatable location: Northern Kentucky is within a one-day's drive of two-thirds of the US population. Site Selection Magazine named us the 5th most competitive location in North America for transportation and logistics. (Source: Site Selection Magazine, 2015)
  • Multi-modal transportation at its best: Northern Kentucky is located on the I-75 corridor connecting the North and South. We are home to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport - a top 10 freight airport in the nation - two Class I railroads (CSX and Norfolk Southern) and DHL's North American hub. The Port of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is the busiest inland river port in the United States.
  • Cost: Average wages are lower in Northern Kentucky than in other logistics markets. (Source: JobsEQ)
 

Workforce

With a labor shed of over 1.1 million people and more than 19,000 people currently employed directly in distribution and logistics, Northern Kentucky has a strong core of both professional and production workers. Gateway Community & Technical College and Northern Kentucky University ensure a future logistics workforce with skills in data analytics and information technology.

 

Major Companies - See them on a map

Amazon.com L'Oreal
Castellini Group of Companies Radial
Cengage Learning Schwan's Global Supply Chain
DHL North American hub Total Quality Logistics
FedEx Ground Package System Toyota North American Parts Center
Groupon Fulfillment Center UPS Supply Chain Solutions
iHerb Verst Group Logistics
Levi Strauss & Co Wayfair

Connect With Us

Wade Williams
SVP, Business Development

Recent Announcements

Amazon Prime Air Cargo Hub
$1.49B | 2,000+ jobs

Kroger
$60MM | 100 jobs

DHL to Hire 900 @ CVG

DHL Express (USA)
$108MM | 81 jobs

FedEx Ground
$150MM | 104 jobs

Wayfair
$10MM | 200 jobs

Monoprice
$2.9MM | 20 jobs