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Logistics West Virginia is within overnight trucking distance of half of the U.S. population and about a third of the Canadian population.

The state's extensive waterway, railway and highway systems make cargo delivery easy and affordable.

A network of river terminals links West Virginia to ports on the Great Lakes, Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The Port of Huntington/Tri-State is the nation's largest inland port, handling more than 80 million tons of cargo annually.

Putnam County and West Virginia are ideally located to support various logistics activities. The area boasts the following strategic advantages:

  • Served by Norfolk-Southern Corp. and CSX Transportation
  • Intermodal - Putnam County is conveniently located near the proposed Pritchard Intermodal facility in Wayne County.

    Heartland Corridor- The Heartland Corridor Project is an 852km-long railway line constructed to carry double stack container freight trains between the Port of Norfolk, Virginia and Chicago, Illinois.

    The line became operational on 9 September 2010. The line was built by Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) and Federal agencies through a public-private partnership. The total cost of the project was $321 million.

  • Served by navigable waterway - Kanawha River featuring quick and easy access to the Ohio River. The area is served by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District.
  • Served by major East/West and North/South Interstate Highways (I-64, I-77 & I-79)
  • Commercial air freight available at both Yeager Airport-Charleston and Tri-State Airport-Huntington.
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