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Transportation & Logistics Tech

Chicago is where the transportation, distribution and logistics (TD&L) meet innovation: we’re a top market globally for logistics tech. As the nation’s transportation and logistics hub, our central location serves as a crossroads for moving both freight and people. Our TD&L industry is one of the largest in the country, and a significant pillar for our local economy.


Explore the industry profile for Transportation and Logistics Tech. 

The report includes numbers and more on local assets, geographic distribution, productivity, business count, employment and high growth sub- industries.  



TD&L Continues to Grow

In Chicago’s broader transportation, distribution and logistics (TD&L) sector, high-growth subindustries include rail transportation and warehousing and storage. Chicago is also emerging as a leader in digital freight tech and last-mile delivery services.

Best City for Logistics Tech Globally

Dive deeper: learn about how our logistics tech vertical is one of Chicago’s fastest growing and most important tech verticals in the Research Center’s September 2022 issue of the Chicago Business Bulletin.

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