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Distribution and Logistics


East Tennessee’s excellent transportation system for moving goods, along with a growing and trainable workforce and a pro-business climate, makes it an ideal choice for the distribution/logistics sector.

The marketing strategy for this sector focuses on the unique combination of our geographic location, our transportation system, a growing and trainable workforce and a pro-business climate with favorable operating costs.

  • Served by CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroads
  • Barge service on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway System
  • Regional airport with more than 120 flights daily to 18 major U.S. destinations
  • Up-to-date cargo freight complex
  • U.S. Customs Port of Entry
  • Foreign Trade Zone designation
  • Interstate 40 in Tennessee has been named Best Road in the US for the 4th year in a row by Overdrive Magazine.

Distribution Centers

Third-Party Logistics (3PL's)

East Tennessee distribution and logistics

East Tennessee waterway systems

East Tennessee rail systems

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