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Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL)

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Baltimore County’s strategic east coast location makes it a critical hub for the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL) industry, which is central to the region’s economy. With strong locational assets, including access to one of the nation’s leading ports, miles of rail and major highways, the TDL industry is well situated for continued robustness and growth.

Impact Overview


JobsAssociated Worker IncomeEmployers


235,811$10 billionOver 14,000


461,148$20 billionOver 33,000

County Transportation Industry

Baltimore County is home to the third highest number of TDL employers in Maryland.

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    More than 27,000 workers

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    More than 500 employers

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    More than 9,500 jobs at the Port of Baltimore, making it the largest employer in the state

Employment Highlights

The redevelopment of Sparrows Point into a world class multimodal logistics hub is projected to add 17,000 jobs.

North Central

The Hunt Valley I-83 corridor features a diversified business community with major corporate headquarters and global distribution operations.

  • Coty (Formerly Procter and Gamble)
  • Element Fleet Management
  • Stanley Black & Decker Global Tools and Storage Headquarters


The western corridor features industrial, logistics and distribution hubs with direct interstate access.

  • Bakery Express Warehouse
  • Cowan Systems, LLC
  • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • Woodlawn Motor Coach, Inc.


Businesses on the County’s east side access the locational assets of Sparrows Point-Dundalk for their TDL operations.

  • Alexander’s Mobility Services
  • Amazon Fulfillment Center
  • Evergreen America Corporation
  • Pasha Automotive Services
  • Access World
  • Sparrows Point Shipyard
  • Under Armour
  • FedEx Ground

Learn More

For a detailed analysis of employment in the TDL industry, view the Job Connector Toolkit.

Revised January 25, 2019               


Department of Economic and Workforce Development