North Florida Economic Development Partnership
Jeff Hendry: 850.443.7103 |
Diane Scholz: 850.728.5191 |
Nick Harwell: 850.922.8048 |
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Logistics and Distribution Industry in North Central Florida

Lots of available land, a robust infrastructure and access to larger markets are just some of the reasons logistics and distribution companies thrive in North Central Florida.

Cost of Doing Business

North Central Florida has a lot of undeveloped land that is affordable and primed for development, with a strong infrastructure already in place. The State of Florida also offers excellent tax advantages and incentives to all types of businesses locating in Florida.

Transportation Infrastructure

With options for rail, road, air or sea, North Florida is highly accessible. U.S. Interstates 10 and 75 crisscross the area, and international and regional airports are within an hour’s drive of each county in the region.

Workforce Development

Workforce Florida, the investment board charged with overseeing Florida’s workforce development and training, was ranked number one in the nation in 2011 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Florida is also the pioneer of the industry-specific Employ Florida Banner Centers. Each center provides on-going access to research and educational development for skilled workers in some of the state’s key industries.

Business Climate

Florida is one of the friendliest states to do business offering state incentives, as well as responsive local governments who are willing to quickly expedite the permitting process and other government functions.

Major Industries

For a complete list of the region's largest employers Click Here.