Surrounding area

a region with mobility

152 million European consumers within a 9-hour drive

And within a 2-hour driving radius, you have already achieved an unprecedented reach of 34 million consumers. A huge marketplace for your fresh & food products, which demands the perfect logistics hub. Fortunately, the region is one of Europe’s top logistics hotspots. 

Logistics hub Venlo

  • 50% of the total road freight between the Netherlands and Germany
  • 70% of the total rail freight from the Netherlands to Germany
  • 58% of the total rail freight from Germany to the Netherlands
  • 75% of the total container freight from the Netherlands to Germany
  • every day 21,000 trucks cross the border at Venlo
  • every year 11 million tons of rail freight crosses the border at Venlo
  • every year 80,000 containers are handled by ECT Venlo

Food and logistics centre Greenport Venlo

Greenport Venlo serves as the hub between mainports Rotterdam, Antwerp and Nordrhein-Westfalen. For years, this 5,400-hectare zone has formed the logistics hotspot of the Netherlands and is characterized by an excellent infrastructure.



Food and logistics centre Greenport Venlo

Knowledge institutions & entrepreneur organizations

Not only the business community is widely represented in Greenport Venlo: many practice-oriented education and research institutions and interest groups specializing in food and logistics are also located in the vicinity of Fresh Park Venlo. The presence of quality education and applied research forms the basis for the continued development of high-level economic activity.

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Knowledge and expertise acquired in the past guarantee economic growth and job opportunities for the future. Fresh Park Venlo and our environs form a meeting place for collaboration and innovation. Education and research institutions located in the vicinity or associated with Fresh Park Venlo:

These knowledge institutions also raise the region to an increasingly higher level:

Fresh Park Venlo: an agrifood business complex

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