The NETVRIDA regional transportation system for moving goods, along with a growing and trainable workforce, a pro-business climate and favorable operating costs makes it an ideal choice for the distribution/logistics sector.

In addition to the three interstates (I-26, I-40, I-81) that tri-sect in the region, the region is served by two major railroads; a regional airport; a U.S. Customs port of entry; and a foreign trade zone designation as well as a major cargo freight complex.

The 13-county region is within a day’s drive of 75% of the US market.

Served by CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroads
Regional airport with direct service to Atlanta and Charlotte international hubs
Up-to-date cargo freight complex
U.S. Customs Port of Entry
Foreign Trade Zone designation
Easy access to deepwater ports on the Atlantic coast:
Ports of Charleston, SC and Norfolk, VA.
TRI Aerospace Park – New Logistics Park with prime sites available at Tri-Cities Airport


Company Product City Employees
Wal-Mart Distribution center – retail Midway, TN
Greene County
K-VA-T Food Stores (Food City) Distribution center – grocery Abingdon, VA 855
Landair Transport Freight transportation, logistics, distribution and warehousing Greeneville, TN 700
Danny Herman Trucking Company Freight Transportation Mountain City, TN 650
American Book Company Book Distribution Jefferson City, TN 350
Home Shopping Network Distribution center – retail Piney Flats, TN 400
Wallace Hardware Company Wholesale hardware, Industrial supplies Morristown, TN 175
Reinhart FoodService Distribution center – food Johnson City, Tn 160
Pepsico Distribution center – beverages Johnson City, TN 155
Universal Companies Spa & Wellness Equipment and Supplie Abingdon, VA 120
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Distribution center – beverages Johnson City, TN 102
Blue Ridge Beverage Beverage Distribution Abingdon, VA 90
Short Mountain Trucking Common Carrier Mooresburg, TN 90