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York Region:
Logistics & Distribution

York Region is a major logistics, warehousing, and distribution hub in Ontario with more than 1,800 companies, located in the most central region in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and North America's fifth largest metropolis.
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York Region is a major Toronto-area freight transportation hub with over 1,300 companies/facilities including major CN and CP intermodal rail terminals – with access to 135 million consumers in Canada and USA within an 800km radius.

  • Over 20,000 sector-related jobs (est.)
  • Over 100 corporate and third-party warehousing and distribution centres including FedEx, Purolator, UPS, Bilk Barn, Costco, Ganz, Home Depot, Ikea/DHL, Longo’s Sobey’s, and Serta-Simmons, to name a few
  • Strategic highway corridor in the GTA and Ontario including 404-DVP, 400, 427, and 407 ETR

Data sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Counts December 2018, York Region Employment Survey 2018


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