Demographics

With over 222,600 people working in logistics in the West Midlands it’s clear that the workforce has all the necessary skills and experience.

Drive to work times

0-15 mins
15-30 mins
30-45 mins
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WV10 7GW
M6/J12

HGV drive times

0-60 mins
60-120 mins
120-180 mins
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HGV drive times

Drive times

Distance

Journey

Wolverhampton
6.5 miles
18 mins
Birmingham
21 miles
47 mins
Manchester
67 miles
2 hrs 6 mins
Liverpool
86 miles
2 hr 29 mins
Bristol
102 miles
2 hr 52 mins
London, M25
113 miles
3 hrs 15 mins

Rail freight

Hams Hall
25 miles
43 mins
BIFT
26 miles
51 mins
DIRFT
56 miles
1 hr 39 mins

Airports

Birmingham
32 miles
1 hr 4 mins
East Midlands
48 miles
1 hr 19 mins

Ports

Liverpool
83 miles
2 hrs 28 mins
Hull
134 miles
3 hrs 49 mins
UK Haulier

Suitable Workforce

222,600 employed in logistics in the West Midlands
Source: West Midlands Freight strategy 2016

 

Nearly 2 million people of working age in the West Midlands
* West Midlands Met. County
Source: nomis - Official labour market statistics

Average weekly wage comparison

Wolverhampton
£497.90
West Midlands
£514.90
Great Britain
£552.30
Source: nomis - Official labour market statistics