Logistics

When thinking about logistics, location is crucial. At the heart of a comprehensive, efficient and modern transport infrastructure, Newcastle stands out from the crowd as the place to be for business.

We’re well connected by road, rail, air, and sea. According to the 2016 Prosperity Report by Legatum Institute Newcastle is the best connected area in the whole country when measured in terms of logistics.

The award-winning Port of Tyne, is a major hub for the transportation of energy and goods, providing its own integrated logistics solution, including storage, warehousing and distribution. It is Nissan’s major outlet for cars, exporting roughly 350,000 every year, and inlet for its wider supply chain. Easy access to the east coast's principal north-south rail routes provides quick efficient and clean transportation to London and the whole of the East Coast spine, including Edinburgh, York and Leeds. And the A1 and A19 are major arterials running north and south from the city.