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Nova Scotia keeps business moving

Thursday, January 22, 2015


Whether we’re moving people, cargo or supporting your business operations - Nova Scotia offers first-rate infrastructure connections, a highly skilled workforce, and an ideal location for conducting logistics and business support around the world.

Nova Scotia’s multifaceted infrastructure includes the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the International Port of Halifax, two Super Post-Panamax container terminals, CN Rail, a strong logistics and warehousing sector, and excellent Class 1 Highway infrastructure.

With these integrated services, Nova Scotia offers companies the following:

  • Global reach from a convenient location atop the Eastern seaboard
  • Multi-modal transportation and logistics options usually associated with a larger centre
  • Advanced infrastructure and capacity to move goods and people quickly and cost effectively
  • Efficient consolidation and breakdown of shipments
  • Quick, safe, cost-effective transport to regional distribution centres and stores
  • Exceptional service

The Halifax Gateway in 2013-2014 moved 8.6 million metric tonnes of marine cargo through the Port of Halifax and more than 29,000 metric tonnes of air cargo through the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

Nova Scotia is and will continue to be a solid player in world logistics with its inherent advantages. Our strategic location and superior infrastructure make an extraordinary gateway to North America and the world. The Halifax Port is connected to 150 countries through 18 container lines. Nova Scotia also has lower annual operating business costs than Toronto, London, Los Angeles, or New York City.

Find out more about doing business in Nova Scotia and moving product and people through the Halifax Gateway.

Take a look at our logistics infographic PDF that features some of the logistics advantages that Nova Scotia is offering to the world and our Logistics Map (PDF).

Contact us to find out more.