Transportation & Warehousing

Transportation & Warehousing Industry in Hamilton County

Connecting companies to customers.

Transportation and warehousing is big business in Florida, where the broader wholesale trade, transportation and logistics industry employs more than half a million Floridians. As the Western Hemisphere’s commercial gateway, the industry is poised to grow further with the Panama Canal expansion and the numerous infrastructure developments and upgrades underway around the state.

Centrally located along major transportation routes and within a four-hour drive to cities such as Atlanta, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Orlando, Tampa and Savannah, Hamilton County offers companies a competitive edge in a low-cost market.

Customers are looking for fast access to products they want, providing growth opportunities for transportation and warehousing companies. Hamilton County provides access to more than 22 million people in a 250-mile radius, that’s just a four-hour drive. Providing access to markets and customers in some of the Southeast’s biggest metro areas at a fraction of the cost. With an available and affordable workforce, it’s easy to see how our county can work for your business.

Watch the video to see how Preferred Rental has successfully grown from a $4.5 million business to an almost $13 million business in just two years after making a home in Hamilton County. The HCDA is proud to work with businesses looking to locate or grow in Hamilton County.

Tommy Black, Owner, Preferred Rental Company

Key Facts & Stats

Hamilton County is home to the first three exits in Florida on Interstate 75, near the I-10 corridor.

Easy access to three major international airports and four major deepwater ports.

Each year more than $160 billion worth of goods flow through Florida's ports and airports, fueled by our strategic location and impressive trade support services.