Major shipping lines. Transload facilities. Distribution centers.
The South Sound has a variety of firms actively engaged in the logistics and international trade arena. The Port of Tacoma is a deepwater port and the Northwest Seaport Alliance was the first of its kind in the nation. Our educational institutions have developed specialized programs focused on developing a workforce knowledgeable about logistics, and the longshore labor union is highly productive.
Pierce County has the infrastructure to support complex logistics: a deep-water port, rail, major transportation corridors, and proximity to large business parks.
The EDB provides confidential consulting services, free-of-charge, to businesses seeking to establish operations, expand, or relocate within Pierce County.