Top 5 reasons... and 20 more to Invest in Aalborg


Aalborg is a perfect place for transport and logistics companies

Aalborg is a city in North Denmark which offers an ideal location for transport and logistics companies that are looking for a gateway through Europe and a world-class infrastructure. 

Aalborg's logistics industry is particularly impressive, with a well-established network of companies and professionals that specialize in all aspects of logistics. Discover why you need to consider Aalborg as your next business location.

Table of contents:

  • Location is everything 
  • The heart of Scandinavia 
  • Highly-efficient Infrastructure
  • A Workforce with great diversity and broad expertise

Location is everything 

Choosing the right place for your logistics business can mean the difference between success and failure. So, why should you consider North Denmark's Logistics Centre, Aalborg? The answer is simple: Aalborg enjoys a uniquely attractive geographical location and has all the makings of the perfect place to do business: the airport, the port, large industrial areas, and a strong foundation of companies specialized in various aspects of logistics – from software and supply chain management to transport by land, air, or sea.

The heart of Scandinavia 

Aalborg's geographical location is nothing short of exceptional. Situated by the Limfjord, the city has a harbor that can handle large cargo ships, making it an important hub for sea freight in the region. Aalborg Airport has been named the best airport in Denmark and has regular flights to destinations all over the world. This combination of sea and air transport and convenient highway options makes Aalborg an excellent location for companies that need to move goods quickly and efficiently.

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  • World class research at Aalborg University’s research and knowledge centre - CEntre for LOGistics (CELOG).
  • Competences within e.g. supply chain management, planning and scheduling, operations management, green supply chains and logistics, value chain diagnostics.
  • Port of Aalborg – Denmark’s most intelligent port.
  • In North Denmark, the Danish cluster for Maritime & Logistics Innovation – MARLOG – brings together research and industry.
  • Innovative local companies.

Highly-efficient Infrastructure

Aalborg is known as a 20-minute city. The city is manageable in size and offers a smooth an efficient infrastructure. From the city centre of Aalborg, it’ll take you 20 minutes to go to the international airport to the North, the Port of Aalborg to the East and Aalborg University and the new Aalborg University Hospital to the South East.

A Workforce with great diversity and broad expertise

Aalborg has more than 220,000 inhabitants and each year that number is growing. Most of the new citizens are young people planning to pursue their education at either Aalborg University or University College Nordjylland. Nevertheless, this place isn't solely a hub for academics. The city proudly upholds its industrial background, emphasizing the importance of skilled labor.

Therefore, Aalborg can offer logistics companies a diverse workforce with a range of different backgrounds. Within logistics and supply chain, Aalborg offers several different educational programs, including:

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Aalborg is a talent factory

Aalborg offers a supreme technical workforce and the best educational programmes at the highest-ranked engineering university in Europe.

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Aalborg is a gateway

Aalborg offer companies global accessibility and a strong infrastructure through airport and port.

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a leading green business destination

Aalborg is the 8th most sustainable destination in the world packed with pioneering energy companies.

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Aalborg offers the best quality of Life

Aalborg has been voted happiest city in Europe.

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Aalborg is great for business in Digital excellence - Aalborg is the most digital municipality in the Nordics.

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Aalborg offers excellent opportunities for businesses and researchers to collaborate.

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Excels in Smart Energy and Industrial Symbiosis

Discover the Power of Sustainable Energy Exchange in Aalborg

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Aalborg is a young star in space

Home to a bunch of influential players in the European Space Industry.

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A Transport and Logistics Hub

A proven business gateway through Europe and a world-class infrastructure

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Aalborg is a UNICEF Child-friendly city

A happy family is a top priority for many employees

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Aalborg is a living lab

Research turns into business through small and large scale test and demonstration facilities spread across the region.

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Aalborg is value for your money

Aalborg is low on cost, high on purchasing power and offers the best quality of life

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Has a young population

Aalborg has a young and highly educated, motivated, and skilled workforce. Aalborg has a track record of retaining young talent.

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Spin-in Aalborg: innovation in a new way

Since 2018, the city of Aalborg has been working with spin-in, a concept that helps accelerate innovation, growth, and employment

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Among the best in Smart Hospitals and MedTech

Aalborg has one of the Best Smart Hospitals in the world and the business opportunities in Aalborg's Medtech industry are remarkable.

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A growing and competetive economy

Denmark is the most competitive economy in the world and Aalborg is one of the reasons why.

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Aalborg is a Cultural Mixtape

Aalborg is recognized worldwide for the way the new architecture integrates with the old industrial look, history and feeling.

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A Business-friendly environment

What sets Aalborg apart is its strong support system for businesses. The city offers a long range of business services.

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A great International Community

Aalborg is a welcoming city for expats, with a thriving international community.

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Aalborg is a proud sports city

Aalborg's sports institutions and franchises are a huge asset to the city's economy, attracting visitors and creating jobs.

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Aalborg Is about stability and resilience

Aalborg has a stable and resilient economy with a diverse range of industries, including energy, tech, life science and manufacturing

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Aalborg has a rich maritime history

From shipbuilding to cutting edge satellite technology: Aalborg's Maritime Industry continues to adapt and innovate

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Aalborg has a growing startup ecosystem

Aalborg is home to a thriving startup ecosystem that is gaining recognition internationally.

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A unique and green travel destination

Aalborg has been named the 4th most sustainable destination in the world in the GDS Index.

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Sustainable city planning

Aalborg has undertaken an enormous transformation and is a modern and
visionary city of knowledge, culture, and sustainability.

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