Transportation + Logistics

Centered for success.

It doesn’t get more central than Oklahoma. Our central location and robust transportation infrastructure make the state (and your business) an easily accessible profit center with streamlined connections to more than 92 million people within 500 miles.

Transportation + Logistics Quick Facts

Lowest Cost of Doing Business

CNBC ranked Oklahoma #2 for lowest cost of doing business.

Ready Workforce

More than 56,000 are currently employed in Oklahoma's transportation sector,

Dependable Power Grid

Oklahoma's power grid is diverse and affordable with the #1 lowest commercial electricity cost.

Career Pathways

Oklahoma’s network of Career Technology Centers offers career pathways in the area of transportation, distribution and logistics.

Major Assets + Facilities

Tulsa Ports

Located in Northeast Oklahoma, Tulsa Ports is the nation’s furthest inland, all-weather, ice-free port, connecting to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico and seaports worldwide. Oklahoma’s ports connect 12-state service areas with 20 states accessible through this waterway. Learn more about Oklahoma’s infrastructure.

Foreign Trade Zones

Oklahoma has 4 Foreign Trade Zones. Two FTZs along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas Rive Navigation System (MKARNS) near Tulsa; One adjacent to the Will Rogers International Airport in Oklahoma City; One in southeast Oklahoma serving the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth area.

BNSF Logistics Center

BNSF’s 195-acre site Logistics Center in Oklahoma City provides shovel-ready sites for industrial purposes, and fully permitted sites with rail infrastructure. It includes mainline turnouts, industry common track and inner roads.

Intersection of 3 Major Interstate Highways

More than 600 trucks per day travel Oklahoma’s 12,000+ miles of highway, delivering goods to 26 major cities within an 800-mile length of haul. 

Oklahoma's Central Location


Inland River Port


Interstate Highway


Navigable River

  • Market proximity with 26 major cities within an 800-mile length of haul.
  • 25 non-stop flights from Will Rogers World Airport & Tulsa International Airports
  • 3 Class I rail lines and 18 Class III lines
"We serve customers in large consumer markets throughout the U.S. from our Oklahoma facility. Many of those markets are conveniently located within a single day's transit from Oklahoma. This regionally strategic location, access to transportation infrastructure, and low cost of doing business are just some of the aspects of operating in Oklahoma that help our business be successful.”
Jay Kreft, Malarkey Roofing

Distribution and Logistics Companies

  • Coca-Cola
  • Costco
  • Fabricut, Inc.
  • Family Dollar
  • Frito-Lay
  • General Mills
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Jasco Products
  • Macy’s
  • Malarkey Roofing
  • Milo’s Tea
  • Pepsi Bottling
  • Sysco Food Service
  • Terex Cranes
  • Umicore Autocat USA
  • VF Jeanswear
  • Walmart
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