Logistics & Distribution

The region’s location favors no industry more than the logistics and distribution industry. The proximity of primary sites to major state and national highways, railroads, and ports means less time on the road, and more time churning out valuable product.

Why the CGP Region?


Central location with I-95, “East Coast’s Main Street” traversing the area


US-64 and future I-87 connect to Raleigh and the Virginia Ports


CSX serves the area with one of the largest gravity yards in the system.

The new CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal starting construction in Rocky Mount.


QVC selected the region for one of its largest distribution centers

Acme United

Acme United established one of its main distribution facilities in Rocky Mount

MBM and McLane Carolina

McLane Carolina, one of the largest food distribution companies in the U.S., found Rocky Mount to be the ideal location to connect to major markets around the country.


“The financial support and can do attitude of the Carolinas Gateway Partnership were critical reasons in our deciding to purchase the site 16 months ago. Today we have new employees in Rocky Mount and are continuing to expand.”
– Walter Johnsen, CEO Acme United

Read more about why Acme United chose the Carolinas Gateway Partnership region to expand its business.

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