You can explore why Greater Copenhagen is the growing hotspot for global logistics in a new digital campaign and site launched by Copenhagen Capacity

While Unicef and World Courier use Greater Copenhagen as their gateway to worldwide distribution; companies such as DHL, Post Nord, Kuehne & Nagel, Fedex and Nomeco has chosen Greater Copenhagen as their Nordic Hub.

And ranking amongst Europe’s top five logistics regions, Greater Copenhagen is a growing hotspot for global logistics. To understand why, a new campaign takes you through Greater Copenhagen’s strongholds. Here amongst: Denmark’s impressive distribution infrastructure (ranking second best in the world), the region’s leading eCommerce hub and the strong hub for temperature controlled-logistics for pharma and food.

  •  “We have witnessed significant interest in the industrial property and logistic space in Greater Copenhagen this year with companies such as MG Real Estate investing twice in the region. Now we want the rest of the world to see why Greater Copenhagen is the growing hotspot for global logistics”, says Paul Dhami, Business Development Manager in Copenhagen Capacity.

Optimal location for logistics

Home to 4 million people, Greater Copenhagen is the region with the highest population density in the Nordics. Therefore, you can reach 45% of the entire Nordic population within a 3-hour drive from Copenhagen, and offer same-day deliveries to cities such as Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki and Gothenburg.

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The best airport in the Nordics

Greater Copenhagen is also home to the largest airport for passengers, cargo - and express companies in the Nordics offering more than 165 routes and the largest share of international routes. From 2018 and beyond, Copenhagen Airport plans to double its size making room for a new cargo - and logistics park that links to the existing cargo area and the highway.

Europe’s largest infrastructure project

Furthermore, a new tunnel named ‘the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel’ will create a major transport corridor between Greater Copenhagen and Hamburg in Germany. The 18 kilometre tunnel will reduce travel time between Copenhagen and Hamburg from 4 hours to 2.5 hours. And when the tunnel opens in 2028, it will take only 10 minutes by car and about 7 minutes by train to cross the Fehmarnbelt.

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Explore the opportunities in Greater Copenhagen’s logistic sector

To discover more strongholds in Greater Copenhagen’s logistics sector, please visit www.greatercph.com/logistics.


If you want to know more about Greater Copenhagen or about setting up your business in the region, please contact Paul Dhami, Development Manager for supply Chain Management and Logistics by E-mail: pdh@copcap.com or phone: 00 45 33 26 87 64

Facts:

  • 10 % of the entire world trade is transported by Danish shipping companies.
  • 90% of pharmaceutical production in Denmark is exported.
  • Copenhagen Airport was awarded “Best Airport in Northern Europe” for the fourth time in six years by Skytrax Awards 2015.
  • Greater Copenhagen is number 1 in Europe for ease of doing business (World Bank 2012-2017)
  • Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland are the top four countries for penetration of online shopping among the population (Eurostat 2016).Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland are the top four countries for penetration of online shopping among the population (Eurostat 2016).

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