Location benefits for ports logistics services businesses


There are 1,000+ acres of available, Tri-modal, portcentric land in Essex for logistics businesses.

Significant cost savings with portcentric distribution from essex

Unrivalled Multimodal Connectivity: UK And Worldwide

A UK-Leading Logistics Workforce: Large-Scale, Available and Skilled

Availability of Workers in Key Logistics Categories
Thurrock (Essex) & UK Competitor Deep-Sea Ports Comparison

An Available Logistics Workforce: Enabling Business Growth

Availability of Workers (Unemployment %)
Thurrock (Essex) & Central UK Logistics Locations Comparison


An Affordable Logistics Workforce: UK Labour Is Cost-Competitive & Flexible

Labour Costs Comparison 
Essex & Major European Port Logistics Hubs
190-Person Logistics Centre, 2014 (London=100)

A Highly Developed Infrastructure Of Logistics Education & Skills Providers

Logistics & Supply Chain Education & Training Providers

Post-graduate and Management Education





Vocational Education and Apprenticeships 

Driver Training, HGV, LGV and CPC

Chosen by Leading International Ports & Logistics Services Businesses

Ports & Logistics Services Businesses Located in Essex

Contact Invest Essex for Specialist Support with your UK Ports & Logistics Business Expansion . . .

See Robert Edge below . . .

Robert Edge
Robert Edge

Inward Investment Manager (UK Multimodal Gateway:Essex)

+44 (0) 7740 179497


Following a ten year career with a major Colchester freight forwarder shipping everything from confectionery to oxygen plants, Robert has spent almost 15 years in inward investment promotion. Having had experience in China, India and the Middle East, Robert leads on the logistics and renewables sector.