Transports and logistics industry

1 hour from Paris
3 hours from all major European economic centres, the Loire Valley region enjoys an ideal logistical situation
1 180 companies
26 556 jobs
Centre-Val de Loire Region, in the heart of Europe

The Loire Valley region enjoys an ideal logistical situation: the hub-centre of France and the European market

An amazing transport networks

  • Connection to international airports in Paris (Orly and Charles de Gaulle)
  • At the North/South/East/West, 9 motorway crossroads linking the region to the main French economic centres
  • 390 daily regional trains, 1 TGV high speed train line
  • 1 international passenger airport: Tours Val de Loire
  • 1 international freight airport: Châteauroux-Centre
An amazing transport networks

Training proposals for all kinds of business projects !

Since 2009, 30 investment decisions made in Loire Valley Region representing more than 1 000 jobs have been registered.
Matching trainings: 72 training units gathering 55 trainings for logistics (CACES, CAP, Bac Pro, BTS, Master...) in all levels.

Châteauroux Centre airport a unique facility in France

Châteauroux Centre airport a unique facility in France

Freight service, maintenance, pilot training, airport firecrew training, aircraft dismantling, two taxiways - two by-pass taxiways CAT 1 ILS (Category 1 Instrument Landing System)

An airfield representing 440 hectares combining parking area, with light markers and night-time lighting: 2,000 sqm of terminal and offices, 7,000 sqm of cargo wharehouse, 18,000 sqm of aircraft hangars
Emmanuelle Blanchet

« We are in the middle of France and at a very fair distance which is crucial in our activities »

Emmanuelle Blanchet
Transports Blanchet

They chose the Loire Valley Region and invest

DB Schenker Deret Geodis kuene+Nagel Sephora XPO Logistics

In pictures

Subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed about new Dev’up projects,
the economic news of the Centre-Loire valley region and the development of our partners.