Transport hub for logistics and mobility

Hessen’s logistics and mobility sector employs over 200,000 people. 15 of the “Top 100 Logistics Companies” have branches in the region, which also boasts a transport hub at Frankfurt Airport with CargoCity, the best location for the management of goods and freight in Europe. North Hessen is the home of distribution logistics with the latest cut-off time in Germany and the House of Logistics & Mobility. Amazing job prospects can be found here as well.

Hessen’s convenient location at the heart of Germany and Europe has allowed it to evolve into an internationally-important traffic hub: The region stands out for its first-class aviation, rail and road network.

Research centre at Frankfurt Airport

The logistics sector is one Hessen’s strongest economic branches, employing over 200,000 professionals. Around 70,000 people work at Frankfurt Airport alone, where over two million tonnes of air freight is handled every year. Frankfurt has established itself as one of the top European airports in the field of freight management. Around 300 logistics companies are based in “Cargo City”, including multinational firms like DHL Global Forwarding and Federal Express. The “House of Logistics & Mobility”, a research centre located in the immediate vicinity of Frankfurt Airport, closely links science and the economy.

Quick delivery guaranteed

North Hessen has established itself as a location for distribution logistics. This is where logistics companies can benefit from the latest cut-off time in Germany: There’s no other place where parcels can be accepted so late with guaranteed next-day delivery anywhere in the country. This advantage is exploited by numerous companies like GLS, Amazon, Libri and Volkswagen.

Leading logistics companies in Hessen:

  • Amazon
  • Dachser
  • DHL
  • DPD GeoPost
  • DSV Road
  • Federal Express
  • Gefco
  • GLS
  • GO!
  • General Overnight
  • Hermes
  • Kühne+Nagel
  • Lufhansa Cargo
  • Panalpina
  • Rudolp Logistik Gruppe