SUPERPORT I freight and logistics hub • The global logistics hub for northern UK & Ireland • Located in the centre of the UK • A unique alliance of port, ship canal, air, road, rail and multimodal logistics assets • £1bn investment in port and road infrastructure to transform global connectivity and competitiveness • Liverpool2 will treble the capacity for containers through the Port of Liverpool • Population centric logistics with 35m people within 150 miles • The UK’s manufacturing heartland • The UK’s leading professional maritime centre outside London
• Forecast high growth in logistics/ manufacturing demand over next 20 years • Cutting cost and carbon from logistic chains • 50% of the UK container market is closer to Liverpool than the South, yet 90% of deep sea cargo enters via the South • Ideally positioned to benefit from the expansion of the Panama Canal and growth of the Latin and South American economies • Currently 45% of North American trade enters the UK via Liverpool • A large, appropriately skilled and available workforce, a range of high quality development sites, and a highly competitive cost environment further add to the SUPERPORT proposition
SUPERPORT I freight and logistics hub
HGV DRIVE TIMES 5 hours 4 hours 3 hours 2 hours Glasgow
1 hour M8
Container services to Dublin, Belfast and Greenock
Belfast M6 A1 Preston Bradford Leeds
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Shefﬁeld M56 International Airport M1 Stoke M6
Coventry M5 Gloucester Swansea
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The SUPERPORT freight and logistics hub is the global logistics hub for northern UK & Ireland. SUPERPORT offers a multimodal solution to reducing cost and carbon from the movement of goods whilst improving client services which is the greatest challenge facing the logistics industry today. Currently 90% of deep sea cargo enters the UK via the south yet over 50% of the UK container market is based from Birmingham northwards. SUPERPORT is located in the centre of the UK with easy access to 35m people within 150 miles, enabling retailers and manufacturers to efficiently serve the market. The SUPERPORT freight and logistics hub is a unique alliance of port, ship canal, air, road, rail and multimodal logistics assets. Over £1bn investment in port and road infrastructure is transforming the global connectivity and competitiveness of North West UK.
These investments include: • Mersey Gateway: a new six lane free flowing toll bridge over the River Mersey and included in KPMG’s top 100 infrastructure projects in the world • 3MG: a multimodal, strategic rail freight interchange development of up to 3.5m sq ft
Ideally positioned to benefit from the expansion of the Panama Canal and growth of the Latin and South American economies; SUPERPORT has a large, appropriately skilled and available workforce, a range of high quality development sites, and a highly competitive cost environment which further add to the SUPERPORT proposition.
• Liverpool2: a new deep water container facility for two 13,500 TEU ships with access to over 5m sq ft of warehousing. The SUPERPORT freight and logistics hub serves the UK’s manufacturing heartland and is the UK’s leading professional maritime centre outside London with a wealth of professional services and shipping lines based in the city and ready to serve the forecasted high growth in logistics and manufacturing demand over the next 20 years.
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