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  • Sector Report 2010
  • The Logistics Team works to promote Eastern Ontario as a location for companies involved in the movement and distribution of goods, such as: » Distribution Centres » Warehousing Companies » Transportation Companies » Third Party Logistic Companies (3PL)
  • In 2008, the value of new distribution centre construction in Canada was estimated to hit over $1 billion annuallyObviously this sector is a sector that is experiencing strong growth
  • Ontario East is a good fit for logistics: • Connects three large markets • Good network of highways • Jumping off point for Eastern Canada • Low land cost • Good labour • Excellent secondary linkages » Seaway, Rail, Air, Border Crossings
  • In our region, we have seen several newdistribution centres open: • SCM-Walmart (Cornwall) • Sears (Belleville) • Lyreco (Kingston) • Giant Tiger (Brockville) • Canadian Tire (Coteau du Lac)
  • In December 2008, Shoppers Drug Martannounced the construction of a new DC inCornwall. 550,000 sf
  • Just recently, Tim Hortons announced that they were building a new DC in Kingston
  • The Logistics Team is working to bring moredistribution centres and related companies toEastern Ontario • Membership in SCL (National Organization) » March Conference • Membership in Highway H20 » Fall Conference • Lead Generation Efforts » Ongoing
  • We have developed a brochureWe are working at updating a directory of all logistics companies in Eastern OntarioWorking with the food team to map company activities
  • The members of the Logistics Team are: • Brockville • Cornwall • Lennox and Addington • Quinte West • Northumberland • Smiths Falls • Stormont Dundas and Glengarry
  • Want to target one of North America’s fastest growing sectors?Are you interested in clean new development, with attractive wages?JOIN OUR LOGISITICS TEAM and help make our voice a stronger one for Eastern Ontario • $2000 investments helps leverage a $30K effort