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Logistics

Location, location, location!

We are a small city with big potential! Avon is one of the fastest growing cities on the west side of Cleveland. We are within a day’s drive of 60% of all U.S. Fortune 500 headquarters and almost 50% of the U.S. population is within 500 miles of us. If Canada is an important market for your business, you are just hours from Ontario and Quebec giving you access to 61% of the Canadian population.

If you are looking to build/relocate your new corporate headquarters, manufacturing facility, distribution center, healthcare campus, retail establishment, etc., Avon is a logistical dream. Whether you depend on highways, water, rail, or airports to support your business we are surrounded by all modes of transportation to help you build and grow a successful business.

Highways

Just 22 miles west of Cleveland, Avon boasts 3 interstate exits off I-90, one of the most traveled interstates in the U.S. running east/west from Boston, MA to Seattle, WA. We are less than 10 miles from I-80 Ohio Turnpike, also one of the most traveled interstates in the U.S. running east/west from New York, NY to Los Angeles, CA. State Routes 83, 611 and 254 all intersect through Avon for even more over-the-road access to any area of our city.

Water

If your product depends on waterways for shipping your product, we are surrounded by some of the best and biggest ports on the Great Lakes:

Port of Cleveland - the closest port to Avon is only 22 miles away. This port alone handles on average 113 million tons of cargo annually.

Port of Sandusky / Port of Huron - These two ports offer shipping options to smaller ships.

Port of Toledo - with 15 terminals Toldeo links the area to global markets.

St. Lawrence Seaway - Through Port of Cleveland & Toledo your business can ship goods thru St. Lawrence Seaway reaching ports throughout the eastern and western hemisphere. Strategically important as it directly serves Ontario, Quebec, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania.

Air

If you need to bring your team in for a meeting or transport goods via air shipping you’ve got choices close to your business in Avon:

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) - is an easy drive…just 17 miles away. Over 9.1 million passengers and 70.5 tons of cargo pass thru Cleveland Hopkins International Airport annually.

Akron/Canton Airport (CAK) - just 63 miles away. If Cleveland Hopkins International Airport cannot service your needs you can count on Akron/Canton Airport to get you there (or here)!

Rail

The State of Ohio has the fourth highest volume of rail traffic in the United States. We are fortunate enough to have Class 1 & Class 2 and short line rail carriers service our immediate area:

Class 1 Carriers:

CSX

Norfolk Southern

Class 2 Carriers:

Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway

EVERYTHING IS CLOSE TO HOME IN AVON!

Within a days drive of Avon you can visit The Gateway Arch, watch a Louisville Slugger being made, dip your own bottle of Makers Mark in red wax, visit the home of Abe Lincoln, "touch liberty" in Philadelphia, tour Harley Davidson's iconic museum or walk the halls of the White House.

 

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