Kent’s Logistics and Transportation industry
Grow your business in a highly connected county
As the nearest point of the UK to mainland Europe, close to London with motorways to the rest of the country, it is not surprising that Kent has a vibrant logistics and distribution sector.
Kent has world-class freight facilities
Unlike any other county in the UK, Kent has access to a world-class transportation network that plays a significant role in the movement of goods to Europe and beyond.
The UK’s transport industry has a value in excess of £60 billion and it is estimated that an average of 1,831 million tonnes of goods are lifted within the county every year.
Ideally placed to get things moving across Europe
With High Speed 1, Eurostar, Eurotunnel, five sea ports including the Port of Dover and easy access to international airports – Kent is highly connected by rail, road, sea and air and offers companies unrivalled access to domestic, European and international markets.
The UK freight industry is one of the most liberal, deregulated and safest in the world with import and export operations well supported for any growing business.
Download our free Logistics brochure for more information on how you could expand your business in Kent.
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