Distribution & Logistics
- 200+ million consumers within a two-day drive
- East/West Interstate I-40
- North/South Interstates I-95 and I-295
- Additional Interstates I-73, I-74, I-140, I-795 and I-42
- 680+ truck transportation and warehouse companies
- 2 Foreign Trade Zones: FTZ 214 & 93
- Deepwater ports of Wilmington and Morehead City
- CSX, Norfolk Southern, and short-line railroads Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Company, Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad, Gulf & Ohio Railways, Laurinburg & Southern Railroad, and R.J. Corman Railroad Group
- Regional Airports Wilmington International Airport (ILM), Fayetteville Regional Airport (FAY), Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ), Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN), and the North Carolina Global Transpark
North Carolina’s Southeast Region’s geographic location midway on the East Coast provides excellent distribution access and logistics efficiencies for companies engaged in e-commerce manufacturing, assembly, and other retail distribution. This location places it within a two-day truck drive of more than 200 million U.S. and Canadian consumers.
The deepwater ports of Wilmington and Morehead City along with the North Carolina Global Transpark, four regional airports, and Foreign Trade Zones 214 & 93 allow businesses to conveniently and efficiently ship products from the region directly to critical global markets. North Carolina’s Southeast is more connected to the world than ever.