Your fastest lane to
the European market
Having 500 million consumers, Europe represents the world’s largest single market. That makes Europe a very attractive destination for trade from all over the world.
Do you have plans to distribute your goods to or through Europe in a fast, reliable, and efficient way? Then the Rotterdam-Venlo corridor will definitely be at the top of your list. From the Port of Rotterdam (Europe’s #1 port) and the Venlo Region (Europe’s #1 logistics hotspot) directly into the European market or overseas.
The Port of Rotterdam boasts consistently high levels of facilities, services, and management, while the Venlo Region enables optimal access to all European consumer markets thanks to its location on the border with Germany and the availability of excellent connections by rail, inland waterway and road.
Both European heavyweights are working together closely to ensure your goods to reach the world’s largest single market
Why Choose Us
How can you benefit from our corridor and partnership
We can give you access to 500 million consumers – the world’s largest single market – within 24 hours
Having 500 million consumers, Europe represents the world’s largest single market. It’s a very attractive destination for trade from all over the world. Joining forces, the Port of Rotterdam and the Venlo Region enable you to reach the entire European market within
Fastest, most reliable and most eficient route to European customers from and to the port
Together, we can provide fast, reliable and cost-efficient services by rail, inland waterway and road. How fast?
- Rail transport takes just 4 hours (with 7 trains every working day) that goes direct from the Port of Rotterdam to the Venlo Region
- Inland waterway transport takes 18 hours, with 1 dedicated barge per day
- Road transport only takes 2 to 3 hours.
The wide choice of operators present in the Rotterdam-Venlo corridor ensures that there’s always an appropriate and sustainable way to get your products to your customers in Europe as quickly and efficiently as possible. And through constant innovation and digitalization we ensure your transport to be handled to the highest standards.
The Port of Rotterdam is
Europe’s #1 port
The Port of Rotterdam is the preferred first and last port of call for trade from all over the world. We want to help you achieve your goal of getting your products to their destination as soon as possible. That’s why all shipping lines have 24/7 access to our fully automated terminals and why we have all hinterland modalities by rail, barge and road to forward your product to the logistics hotspot of the Venlo region. Simply put, it’s the best way for you to access the European consumer market.
The Venlo Region is Europe’s
#1 logistics hotspot
Situated on the German border, the Venlo Region is in exactly the right spot for you to benefit from optimal access to the entire European market. It’s already home to a cluster of major international players in food, fashion, consumer goods, and e-commerce as well as specialized logistic service providers, investors, developers, and intermediaries. All major logistics service providers are present in the Venlo Region and are ready to help you with your logistics challenge. And the Venlo Region further facilitates the European accessibility through the availability of large plots and warehouse spaces.
The Venlo Region offers you a large, flexible and skilled international workforce. And their multilingualism has proven to be a significant benefit to companies operating in the global economy.
We Are Here to Help You
Feel free to contact us
Take advantage of this very attractive destination for trade from all over the world. Our employees are ready to help you and would be happy to provide advice. They can help you learn more about the opportunities, experiences of other companies, and facts and figures about the region. Feel free to contact them.
The Rotterdam-Venlo corridor is an initiative of the Port of Rotterdam and LIOF. LIOF is the regional development company for the Province of Limburg (including the Venlo Region). Jointly, the Port of Rotterdam and the Venlo Region make it possible that you can reach the European market within 24 hours.