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America's Best Cities For Global Trade 2015

Philadelphia, PA

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Written by Haylle Sok

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania
Population: 1,560,297
Unemployment: 7.4 percent
Key Transportation Infrastructure: Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia has always had a lot of logistical advantages, whether it’s access to the New Jersey Turnpike or the many warehouses/distribution centers located near the Port of Philadelphia. But city and business officials have, over the past few years, been aggressive about improving infrastructure with programs such as the Capacity Enhancement Program at Philadelphia International Airport or Norfolk Southern expanding its ability to handle more containers and establish a high-speed freight rail route between the Northeast and Gulf Coast.