Logistics

Logistics

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High-performance gateway to Europe

Anchored at the centre of Europe and the European economy, Germany is well placed as a provider and developer of logistics services and technologies and serves as a link between the western and eastern European markets.

Germany is Europe's No. 1 logistics market giant with market revenue almost equal to that of the UK (No. 2) and France (No. 3) combined, and more than five times bigger than that of The Netherlands.
Logistics market volume in 2016
Germany's logistics market revenue equals around
of Europe's total.

The World Bank's Logistics Performance Index 2018 ranked Germany No. 1 worldwide in 2014, 2016 and 2018. 

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Germany is the world's largest Intralogistics exporter with 13.5 billion euros p.a. (2016).

Germany's central location provides easy access to 82 million Germans, 250 million consumers within overnight delivery radius and 500 million EU residents.

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A logistics hub

Germany's logistics in­dus­try leads in innov­ation, service and technology.

Germany leads globally in logis­tics edu­cation,

contributing to a qualified, reliable workforce trained at over 100 universities and universities of applied sciences.

60,000

companies in this industry.

3 million

logistics workforce.

The German Logistics Association (*BVL) reported the ifo Institute's findings of an “excellent” climate in the German logistics industry at the close of the first quarter of 2018 and positive predictions for 2019.

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Public and private

The Logistics Alliance Germany, a partnership between the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and the German logistics industry, connects international industry players with logistics service partners, networks, associations, the German economy and politics, and partners in R&D. 

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A stable network

With generous support for companies and R&D, along with a reliable and comprehensive logistics infrastructure, comprising transportation and communication networks, Germany provides a politically and economically stable and connected investment climate.

Germany is Europe’s logistics hub, providing a unique business climate by drawing together expertise and infrastructure. Get in touch to learn more.