As the hub of the Inland Northwest, Spokane is a natural site for distribution and logistics companies.
Spokane is a critical access point for freight, flight and rail systems and is ideally located for distribution east-west via Interstate 90 and north-south via U.S. 395. Destinations in the metro regions of the Western U.S. and Canada are within 16 hours by highway and 36 hours by rail. The drive time between Spokane and the Port of Seattle is just over four hours.
Leading industry segments include:
- Aerospace products
- Aluminum casting
- Medical equipment and supplies
- Paper and plastic products
- Structural and other metal products