Logistics & Transportation | Ontario East

Logistics & Transportation

Ontario’s logistics & transportation industry is thriving – Ontario East is a high-value and low-cost location to do business.

Location advantages:

  • Connects Toronto to Montreal by way of Highway 401, St. Lawrence Seaway and CN Mainline
  • Gateway to Eastern Canada via Highway 30
  • Gateway to USA with 3 border crossings
  • The savings of locating in Eastern Ontario vs. the GTA in terms of land acquisition for a 100 acre development is $40 million
  • The savings of building in Eastern Ontario vs. the GTA in terms of development charges for a 1 million sq. ft building can be as high as $20 million
  • The cost of lease space in Eastern Ontario is less than the GTA. Savings on a 500,000 sq. ft lease could be as much as $750,000 per year
  • Large tracts of land and high ceiling buildings are available for distribution and warehousing operations
  • Join other Distribution Centres in the region include SCM, Shoppers Drug Mart, McKesson Canada, Apex, Lyreco, TDL, All-Can Distribution, and many more.

Connect with our Logistics & Transportation sector members to help with your future projects and opportunities: 

Bob Peters

City of Cornwall

Shelley Hirstwood 

Kingston Economic Development 

Dan Borowec

Northumberland County

Chris King

Quinte Economic Development Commission

Ann Weir

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville