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Transportation + Logistics

Centered for success.

It doesn’t get more central than Oklahoma. With 3 inland ports, 140 public-use airports, 3,850 miles of rail and 12,000 miles of highway, we are America’s hub. Our central location makes the state (and your business) an easily accessible profit center with streamlined connections to more than 88 million people within a 500-mile radius.

Quick Facts

Central Location

Equidistance between New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Canada, Oklahoma is ideally positioned to serve all U.S., NAFTA and world markets.

Top Supply Chain Program

The University of Oklahoma’s Marketing & Supply Chain Management Program is ranked in the top 20 nationally.

Inland Waterway Access

Oklahoma’s waterways can ship to and from 20 states as well as global markets with access to the Gulf of Mexico.

Career Pathways

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

Major Assets + Facilities

Tulsa Port of Catoosa

The 2,000-acre Tulsa Port of Catoosa is one of the largest, most inland ice-free ports in the nation, with 60+ industries. Both the Port of Catoosa and the Port of Muskogee are Foreign Trade Zones. Learn more about Oklahoma’s infrastructure.


The 640,000-square-foot Oklahoma City Amazon fulfillment center opened in mid-2019 and will soon be joined by an additional fulfillment center in Tulsa.

BNSF Logistics Center

Located in Oklahoma City, the BNSF Logistics Center offers opportunities for companies looking to operate close to rail. This 195-acre shovel-ready site offers mainline turnouts, industry common track and inner roads all full-permitted.

Workforce Training

Rose State College recently joined forces with CareerTech institutions, along with Oklahoma colleges such as OU, OSU, Tulsa and others, to produce a path for those pursuing career paths in cybersecurity.

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

Transportation and Distribution Companies

  • Melton Trucking Lines
  • FedEx
  • Miller Truck Lines, Inc.
  • YRC Freight Inc.
  • Freymiller
  • Con-Way Freight
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