Southampton is a port city on England’s south coast
Same day courier Southampton services are provided by Same Day Couriers Direct in this city. Southampton is the third busiest port in the UK for cargo and is home to the UK’s second busiest container terminal. Southampton makes a substantial economic contribution to the South East region’s economy.
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Southampton offers many unique sightseeing spots; enjoyed by tourists from around the world. Southampton offers fun-filled days out and international restaurants, music and theatre, and unmissable Southampton events. Isle of Wight is just 40 to 45 minutes by ferry through The Solent.
Southampton economic sectors
Key growth sectors:
- marine sector
- retail and wholesale distribution and hospitality
- business, professional and financial services
- higher and further education
Southampton sits at the heart of The Solent area that is acknowledged to be the UK’s largest cluster of marine and maritime businesses.
In the heart of Southampton is the regional shopping centre serving England’s entire central south coast with the WestQuay Shopping Centre that attracts over 18 million visitors every year.
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The marine sector dominates Southampton with businesses engaged in the winning of aggregates from the sea through to the manufacture of high technology ocean-going racing yachts and hovercraft. World class research and teaching contributes at the University of Southampton, Southampton Solent University, the National Oceanography Centre, and Lloyds Register Global Technology Centre and statutory bodies such as the Marine and Coastguard Agency and Marine Accident Investigation Branch.
Southampton has a number of brands represented in the area. Including Associated British Ports; Lloyds Register; Griffon Hoverwork; Southampton Yacht Services; Green Marine and BMT Nigel Gee.
Away from the marine sector, Southampton has a thriving retail and wholesale distribution and hospitality sector that involves over 2000 businesses in the area.
Southampton is served by Southampton Airport. The airport serves destinations primarily within the UK and Europe.
Major harbour is Southampton Port which is part of Associated British Ports. The port is the UK’s number one vehicle handling port. It’s also Europe’s leading turnaround cruise port and the UK’s most productive container port. Horizon Cruise Terminal, recently opened and the terminal is home to a 500m deepwater quay, which was purpose built to handle the biggest ships in the world.
The courier industry in Southampton and in particular due to the sectors involved in the city and in the surrounding area, makes it a very important industry. With Same Day Couriers Direct, you will be pleased to know that we are couriers to the marine industry. We understand the complexities of the industry with regard to the import and export of freight, the urgency of delivery parts and complying with regulations. Not just the marine sector but for all sectors, we ensure consignments are collected and delivered safely, securely and on time.
Same day courier Southampton helpful links
Invest in Southampton: Southampton City Council’s site helping with location and development decisions for businesses.
Visit Southampton: for information on everything on visiting Southampton.