Tampa Bay EDC

Distribution & Logistics

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Mitchel Allen

Mitchel Allen

Senior Vice President, Economic Development

Prime Location for Distributions and Logistics

Florida is the fastest growing state in the country, and the I-4 corridor from Tampa Bay to Orlando is the fastest growing region in Florida. With this increase in population comes an increase demand for goods and services. Tampa Bay has seen an increase in third party logistics and distribution centers of major corporations flock to the area in order to meet this demand. 

With more than 550 million square feet of distribution space, the Tampa Bay/Orlando I-4 corridor is home to the largest concentration of distribution centers in the state. Additionally, Our world-class airport, deep-water seaport, extensive network of rail and interstate highway systems, and a thriving manufacturing industry makes our area a prime location for distribution and logistics centers.

Grounbreaking for Sysco’s 500,000-sq. ft. distribution center in Plant City.

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USF’s Tampa campus is home to The Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability, a first-of-its-kind center in Florida 

54% employment growth over the past five years

34 million consumers within an 8-hour drive


For Amazon, Tampa Bay is one of our biggest markets in Florida, and Amazon will continue to invest in its supply chain to best serve its customers in the coming years. Plus, Tampa Bay is home to Amazon’s first Florida fulfillment center down in Ruskin where we currently employ more than 3,000 employees.”

– Sam Blatt, Manager, Economic Development, Amazon

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