Top Industries: Logistics

Leveraging this Bi-National Logistics Hub

Ever since the Erie Canal opened in 1825, ours has been home to successful commerce connections throughout the U.S., Canada and the rest of the world. Today, this access continues to set the Buffalo Niagara region apart. Our best assets for logistics companies include:

  • Internationally significant regional community and marketplace extending over 3,700 square miles (5,954 km)
  • Positioned within 500 miles (800 km) of 40% of the continental North American population
  • 7 international ports of entry
  • 4 Class I railroads including two intermodal container ramps
  • Multimodal, same-day connections to the Port of New York/New Jersey
  • 110 daily flights from Buffalo Niagara International Airport
  • 3 certified Foreign Trade Zones (two of the largest FTZ's in North America) and strong industrial real estate market
  • Lake freighter and barge service on Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and the Niagara River

Industry Overview

852 facilities | 12,675 jobs
27 majors | 963 graduates