economic competitiveness

April 2013

The Houston-Galveston area's freight transportation systems, seaports, airports, intermodal facilities, and the waterways, highways, and rail corridors that connect them, are key elements of the

Economic and Industry Competitiveness Assessments

Seaports, port authorities, regional coalitions and others look to Cambridge Systematics for expertise in developing forecasts and analysis of trade and freight flow activity. Our work identifies regional, national and international trade and transportation trends and assesses how those trends correspond to freight demand. We also develop competitive assessments for regions and municipalities to help agencies understand which industry clusters are the best candidates for attraction and retention as part of an overall economic development strategy.