Four reasons why Florida is in high demand for logistics and distribution

1Talent

At 500,000-strong, our specialized workforce is never in short supply.

Home to the third-largest cluster of logistics and distribution establishments in the country, Florida’s broader wholesale trade, transportation and logistics industry employs more than half a million talented individuals across the state.

2Infrastructure

Our top-ranked multi-modal infrastructure takes expedited service to the next level.

With extensive highway and rail networks, multiple high-speed data transmission hubs, 19 commercial airports and a deep shipping port within 90 miles of any business, Florida sets the standard for getting your products and services to market—fast.

3Trade

We’re the commercial gateway to the Western Hemisphere.

Home to 20 percent of all U.S. exporters and the second-largest Foreign Trade Zone network in the nation, Florida is a top choice for any company in search of global access and a direct path to rapidly expanding markets in Latin America and the Caribbean.

4Tax Advantages

Florida’s industry-specific tax advantages add incredible value.

In addition to our overall favorable tax structure, Florida has no property tax on business inventories or goods in transit for up to 180 days.

Focus

Florida offers a broad range of industry expertise to power your business.

71,600+Logistics & Distribution
Companies in Florida

Home to some of the biggest names in the industry

  • Csx Intermodal
  • Ryder Systems Inc
  • Landstar Systems Inc
  • Ceva Logistics Us Inc
  • Cheney Brothers
  • Raytheon Warfighter Support Services
  • Air Transport Services
  • Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc
  • Lockheed Martin Gtl
  • Brightstar Corporation
  • Dhl Latin America
  • Ups Latin America

Areas of Excellence

cover-brief-logistics-floridaAs a leading international trade center, Florida excels at getting people, products, and services anywhere — fast. Most key global shipping lines and airline alliances, (including specialized cargo operators), 3PLs, and VALs have a presence in Florida. We're generating a robust talent base and supply chain that benefits all.

BOUNDLESS MARKETS

Florida is an economic superstate - home to 20+ million residents and home-away-from-home for 100+ million annual visitors. Whether you and your customers are serving Florida's large market, the U.S., Latin America, or the globe, Florida can help you find new growth opportunities anywhere.

BUSINESS CLIMATE

Consistently ranked one of the best states for business, Florida is committed to keeping regulatory requirements and business taxes low. That, along with a strong economy and zero personal state income tax, make it a great place to do business. We won’t stand in the way of your success. We’ll pave the way for it.

TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE

Florida has one of the most extensive multi-modal transportation systems in the world — giving you the ability to move your product anywhere in the world. So the only thing easier than operating your business in Florida is moving your product around the globe.

Why Florida?

When Your Business Can Be Anywhere, There's No Limit To How Far You Can Take It.

Advantages For Logistics & Distribution Companies in Florida

Boundless Markets

Global Access

Infrastructure

Industry Cluster

Income Tax

Florida's Economy

We appreciate the state, city and county officials who have worked with us to bring these fulfillment centers to Florida. We’re excited to join the community, bringing great jobs and investment to the area.

Mike Roth

Vice President of North America Operations, Amazon

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