GOING THE EXTRA MILE
TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS
Situated in the heart of South Carolina, and the rapidly growing Southeast, the Central SC Region’s natural geographic advantage translates into efficient connections to customers and suppliers. Understanding that making quality products is only the first step in getting them from the factory floor to the front door, we’ve made smart investments in infrastructure ensuring unmatched access and unrivaled speed to market. From Amazon to Target to Home Depot, our companies know that Central SC spells success for distribution and logistics.Industry Brochure
KEEPING IT MOVING
Home to four major interstates, two Class I railroads, the largest cargo airport in South Carolina, and the deepest water in the Southeast, making connections to domestic and global markets is an easy task in Central SC. Conveniently located within a two days drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population our location makes every mile count, while our dedicated workforce excels at transporting goods. The 6th busiest airport in the U.S. is accessible within an hour’s drive linking the world to our region, and our lack of inventory tax, two Foreign Trade Zones, and low diesel prices help keep product moving without impacting the bottom line.
2/3 of U.S. accessible within two days drive
Largest cargo airport in South Carolina, Columbia Metropolitan Airport
60-minutes from 6th BUSiESt airport in the US, Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Deepest water in the Southeast at the Port of Charleston
No inventory tax
2 regional Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs)
16K+ employed in material moving occupations
Made in Central SC
Employers That Call Central SC Home
Resources and Support
We have the resources and support that provide a dynamic environment where entrepreneurs, startups and established companies succeed and prosper.
Foreign Trade Zones
Two regional FTZs - FTZ 21 and FTZ 127 - help warehouses and manufactures alleviate specific costs.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
The Central SC Region's main commercial airport, serving more than 1.2 million passengers annually and processing more than 135 million pounds of cargo.