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On-time, consistent logistics provider for the state of Ohio

On-time, consistent logistics provider for the state of Ohio

Ohio’s Economy

Ohio, also known as the Nation’s Industrial Capital, ranks as the fourth contributor to the gross domestic product in manufacturing. Its economy is the third largest in the country, only behind California and Texas. This decade alone, the state of Ohio’s economy has added over 140,000 jobs, which means around 80% of the jobs were lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ohio is home to more than 12,000 companies in the manufacturing industry. With 700,000 people employed in this sector, manufacturing counts for one-eighth of jobs in the state. Besides that, the state ranks high in the business climate, economic development, and taxation policies.

Key Industries

Key Industries

in Ohio

Ohio is the biggest manufacturer of rubber and plastic in the country and has a critical bioscience industry in the nation, but historically, the state has relied upon a diversity of industries, such as

  • Aerospace and Defense

  • Motor vehicle assembly

  • Bioscience and Healthcare

  • Iron and steel production

  • Agriculture

  • Education

  • Manufacturing

Statistics and facts about freight services in Ohio

Statistics and facts about freight services in Ohio

  • Ohio has 123,297 miles of roadways.

  • Thirty-five freight railroads are operating 5,338 miles of track.

  • 80% of freight shipments by Ohio businesses are carried to their destination via truck.

  • Truck shipments in Ohio are expected to reach $1.3 trillion by 2040.

  • The interstate and NHS are significant to Ohio commerce – of all the truck shipments going out of state, the final destination of 59% of those goods is a non-neighbor state.

  • Waterways facilities in Ohio include four locks and dams, and 377 port docks, among other facilities. Ohio has 440 miles of inland waterways and ships 90.6 million tons of freight.

Why Ohio is a Logistics Hub

Why Ohio is a Logistics Hub

  • Almost 77% of the U.S. population is within a two-day transit time.
  • Access to 46% of U.S. manufacturing capacity within a ten-hour truck drive.
  • Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus is one of the only-cargo dedicated airports and is also a vital component of the North America International Freight Center, which is the collection of world-class logistics assets in the Columbus region.
  • Eight major interstate highways cross Ohio.
  • Air cargo routes to premier air cargo hubs in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
  • Ohio has the second lowest effective tax rate on new distribution centers.
Which companies need freight services?
Which companies need freight services?

Whether the shipment is sensitive or there’s a sudden unanticipated demand, quickly delivering a load to its destination is a priority. Almost all industries require expedited shipping, such as motor vehicle assembly, agriculture, research and development, food processing, or manufacturing.

What services do we provide in this area?
What services do we provide in this area?

At Last Mile Logistics, we deliver a wide range of freight services that will help your business to grow. From expedited shipping to white glove services, we will be your logistics partners along the road.

Superior results through technology

One the greatest challenges today is sourcing capacity that fluctuates with demand in the marketplace. As an intermediary, we carefully consider the qualifications of the truck equipment operators we contract with to service our shipper clients’ needs.

LAST MILE LOGISTICS logisticians rely on their experience and use of proprietary technology to manage and move every shipment. And because shipper clients require a practical risk management approach to doing business, LAST MILE LOGISTICS is one of few brokers that has Primary Truck Broker Liability Insurance ($2 Million policy).

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Affiliations & memberships

Affiliations & memberships

We maintain strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations that help improve safety, efficiency, and value for the customer.

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