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New oe logistics 2010 report


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New oe logistics 2010 report

  1. 1. Sector Report 2010
  2. 2. 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)
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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)
  6. 6. In December 2008, Shoppers Drug Martannounced the construction of a new DC inCornwall. 550,000 sf
  7. 7. Just recently, Tim Hortons announced that they were building a new DC in Kingston
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. The members of the Logistics Team are: • Brockville • Cornwall • Lennox and Addington • Quinte West • Northumberland • Smiths Falls • Stormont Dundas and Glengarry
  11. 11. 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