Located within 500 miles of one-third of the nation’s population, the St. Louis region has a highly developed logistics infrastructure offering efficient connections.
Global businesses in St. Louis can easily manufacture and distribute products throughout the nation and the world.
The St. Louis Regional Freightway district, created in 2015, works to enhance the St. Louis area as an international freight hub by coordinating development efforts, marketing the region’s freight assets and capabilities and linking the public and private sectors.
Greater St. Louis has a robust trade, transportation and warehousing sector comprising more than 6,000 establishments and more than 100,000 employees. Of these, 2,000 businesses and 45,000 workers are in the transportation and warehousing sectors with the rest in wholesale trade.