Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Aerial Photograph of a Highway Crossing | © iStockphoto

Source: Aerial Photograph of a Highway Crossing | © iStockphoto

Germany's exceptional infrastructure and its location in the center of the European market make it an ideal place for international trade. Whether traveling by air, land or sea, Germany has excellent connections and offers companies efficient European-wide distribution hubs and solutions. This facilitates easy access to more than 500+ million consumers in Europe. With 231,000 km of roadways, of which more than 12,500 km are high speed highways, 40,000km railway tracks, 7,450km waterways and 27 international airports, Germany is set up to transport both passengers and goods quickly and efficiently. In addition, its state of the art mobile and landline telephone, satellite, cable and DSL networks help businesses stay in touch with their partners around the world. Add to this the fact that Germany shares its borders with both major international waterways and nine other EU member states and it becomes clear that the country is predestined to be Europe's perfect ''market square.''

More details about Germany's business climate and infrastructure are available from Germany Trade and Invest. For further information on the German logistics sector, please read our industry profile in the section "Business Sectors."