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Major logistics actors such as Total, Schenker, Continental Pharma, Rhémus, TFE, ILN Renault, Vente Unique, De Rijke, Malherbe, Deret, as well as the courier companies have chosen to set up, alongside many other logistics companies, in Rouen employment area.

All in all, this sector, considerably developed in the Rouen region, represents more than 3,000 companies and nearly 24,000 employees. A dynamism attributable to the numerous advantages that this territory has for this sector of activity.

Transports and networks

The motorway network (A13-A14, A28 and A29), the maritime and river links, the railroad system (with the project of “Ligne Nouvelle Paris Normandie” and the arrival of a new station which will place Rouen less than an hour from Paris) and the many Seine crossings in Upper Normandy contribute to the development of a real logistics vocation on the Rouen soil.

In road time, major French or European cities such as Paris (2h), Nantes (4h30), Brussels (5h00), London (5h20) or Rotterdam (7h00) are then, close to Rouen.

Telecommunication networks also play a leading role in this dynamic and structures such as LITIS, MOV’EO or Web & Solutions, which do not hesitate to combine to the Metropolitan Rouen Normandy to accentuate research in the field of geo-tracking.

Rouen, à 1h de Paris ©Patrice Le Bris

Rouen, at 1h from Paris ©Patrice Le Bris

A diversified business park offer

However their size, companies in the field of logistics will find throughout the urban area of Rouen business parks to reach their ambitions, to effectively develop their business. Here is a panel:

To discover the set of offers of business parks available on the territory, go to relocating section to get started from our site.

Highly qualified training

Thanks to its device of continuous and sandwich course post-degree training in prestigious organizations as Neoma Business School, the IDIT, the Customs School or the Higher Institute of Inland Navigation, Rouen offers to the actors of the logistics on its territory qualified and diversified resources (from CAP to A level + 5).

A wide range of training, each specialized in the different stages of the supply-chain, allowing us to form individual years your future employees: Import / Export Purchasing Technician, Storekeeper, Storage Manager, Warehouse Manager, Transit Agent, logistician…

A network of actors to accompany companies towards the logistics of tomorrow

Symbol of dynamism, logistics is essential to make companies competitive. A large network of actors was formed around this sector in the territory of Rouen.

With around one hundred members, the Nov@Log competitiveness cluster is part of those. By its action, it plays a key role in the competitiveness of companies and in the development of research and logistics innovation.

Dedicated to regional logistics professionals, the Seine Normandy Logistics sector brings together companies, professional organizations, research and training organizations, territorial community and development agencies to promote and develop the Normandy logistics sector, develop logistical offer services and promote the competitiveness of business companies.

The Logistic Club of Rouen gathers companies and structures related to the logistic activity coming from all horizons and has for mission to reinforce the development of logistics activity on the territory to favor the employment and local economy.

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