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Why Limburg?

Unique geolocation

Unique geolocation

Smart Port Limburg (B) is a prime European logistics hotspot and is reinforcing this position every day. Limburg has a unique geolocation in the East of Belgium, which is bordering with Germany, France and The Netherlands.
The logistics hotspot Limburg lies in the catchment area of the two biggest European seaports; Antwerp and Rotterdam. The inland flows of goods are supported by the world's most dense road, rail and inland waterway networks which are equiped with state-of-the art rail and barge terminals allowing an efficient and congestion-free oncarriage in the region of Limburg. Several international airports are located in the close proximity of Limburg.

The dynamic region of Limburg is an ideal location for European distribution because of:

  • The unique geolocation in the catchment area of Europe's largest seaports
  • The proximity to the main European consumer markets and the fast, easy and reliable access to these markets with 24 hrs lead time potential
  • The presence of a strong logistics cluster and DNA
  • The availability of prime logistics real estate at low cost
  • Dedicated logistics business parks with specialised services
  • Multimodal connectivity by road, rail, water and air
  • Customized warehouse solutions
  • The availability of skilled personnel trained by experts
  • The presence of logistics service providers and carriers
  • Cutting edge ICT systems

Limburg has an active logistics ecosystem, called Smart Port Limburg, based on the triple helix model with companies, knowledge centers and governments. Smart Port Limburg analyses, initiates or facilitates the key elements that are necessary to attract and to anchor logistics activities with high added value.

The regional development agency POM Limburg carries out the economic leverage projects and strategic actions that have an impact on the logistics DNA of Limburg.

If you are interested to find out more about innovative and cost effective solutions for the distribution of your products across the European continent, please contact us: info@smartportlimburg.com 

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