Logistics & Transportation | Ontario East Economic Development

Logistics and Transportation

Ontario’s logistics & transportation industry is active and growing and Ontario East is a high-value and low-cost location to do business with easy access to customers.

Location advantages:

  • Connects Toronto to Montreal via Highway 401, St. Lawrence Seaway and CN
  • Gateway to Eastern Canada via Highway 30 in Quebec
  • Several international and regional airports
  • Close to USA with 3 border uncongested crossings to New York State
  • Land acquisition and building costs lower than larger urban centres
  • Large tracts of land and buildings are available or can be readily built for distribution and warehousing operations

Industry Reports

Ontario East regularly prepares or commissions relevant reports on the region’s key employment sectors and other important analyses on the advantages of doing business in eastern Ontario. Read More
Available Properties

Available Properties

Ontario East uses the dynamic Zoom Prospector application to help new, expanding and relocating businesses find the perfect location with ease. Available commercial and industrial properties available Read More

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Our Communities

Every Ontario East community has a team of economic development professionals ready to answer your questions and grow your business.


Become a Member

Ontario East provides regional investment attraction programming and offers professional development and networking opportunities and delivers specialized programs to enhance the region’s profile in a competitive global market. Ontario East offers a variety of membership categories for economic developers, municipalities, businesses and government officials. Joining is easy, worthwhile, and affordable!

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Success Stories

New Facility for Wills Transfer Ltd.

Welcomed with open arms by the local municipality, logistics and warehousing firm Wills Transfer Ltd.

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Tuque de Broue Brewery

A small-town brewery in Eastern Ontario has combined a devotion to community with a responsive, adaptable business strategy to achieve success and make its mark within the highly competitive craft

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Babbling Gourmet-Andi Marcus

The Babbling Gourmet

Former cosmetics exec finds comfort in simpler pleasures in mystical Northcote

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