Helsinki is situated right in the middle of the Baltic Sea region with fast access to the EU and easy air access beyond Europe far to the East and West. With the rise of China and Russia as global economic powers, Helsinki is fast becoming an increasingly strategic location as a gateway between Western and Eastern Europe, the Nordics and Baltics, Russia, Central Asia and the Far East.  

There are over 5,800 businesses in the Helsinki region’s logistics ecosystem, employing 53,300 people and generating annual revenues of 12.2 billion Euros in 2008.

EMS Log GmbH opens office in Helsinki

Greman logistics company EMS Log GmbH announced on 31 March the opening of a branch …

Prime location, Logistics, Market factors

Navico establishes subsidiary in Finland

Norwegian Marine company Navico has opened a wholly owned subsidiary in Finland. Navico, the world …


Foreign investments propel Rocla to new growth

Mitsubishi is investing heavily in both R&D and manufacturing in the Finnish company Rocla. ROCLA …

Skilled workforce, Logistics, International accessibility, R&D&I, Skills, Design management

Russian USC takes ownership of Arctech Helsinki Shipyard

The Russian state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) has announced to take full ownership of the …

Logistics, Russia

Helsinki public transport named best in Europe

GoodNewsFinland – Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) public transport has been ranked as the best in …

Easy business environment, Logistics, Infrastructure

Dachser acquires Waco Logistics Finland

According to Analytiqa Dachser, one of Europe’s leading logistics providers, has acquired a majority interest …

Easy business environment, Logistics

Aviation industry reinvents its business models under turbulence

Airports must rely on commercial revenue , brand-recognition, cooperation and their role in local economy …

Prime location, Logistics, International accessibility, Aviation

Greencarrier acquires Finnish Rahtihuolinta Suomi Oy

The Greencarrier Group has expanded its presence in Finland, with Greencarrier Freight Services Finland acquiring …

Prime location, Logistics, Infrastructure, Support services, Aviation

Japan Airlines opens direct route to Helsinki

Japan Airlines (JAL) has launched a daily route between Tokyo and Helsinki. Measured in the …

Prime location, Logistics, International accessibility, Aviation

Helsinki: an aviation portal to Russia’s PPP plans

The brouhaha surrounding Russian airport development is finally evolving into action. The public private partnership …

Easy business environment, Prime location, Logistics, Infrastructure, International accessibility, R&D&I, Skills, Support services, Aviation, Russia

Supply chain management company launches a unit in Finland

Quintiq, a global provider of supply chain planning and optimization, has launched a business unit …

Prime location, Logistics, Ecosystems and strongholds, Market factors

DB Schenker builds new terminal in Finland

Transportation and logistics services provider DB Schenker, a business unit of Germany’s Deutsche Bahn, is …

Prime location, Logistics, International accessibility, Market factors, Aviation


Apr 27 - 30, 2014 27th IGHC Ground Handling Conference Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jun 16 - 19, 2014 The 10th ITS European Congress 2014 Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre Helsinki, Finland
Jul 14 - 20, 2014 Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Farnborough Showcenter, United Kingdom
Dec 8 - 10, 2014 The Aerotropolis Americas Conference Colorado Covention Center, Denver, USA
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