The latest World Bank Logistics Performance Index (LPI) ranks Austria as fourth in the world out of 160 countries. The LPI level is based on six key factors: customs clearance, infrastructure, service quality, the price of international shipments, track and track opportunities and the frequency with which goods reach their destination on time. The assessments are based on a scale between 1 and 5. Germany is rated first in the world, followed by Sweden and Belgium. Above all, Austria scores high as a logistics hub for Central, South East and Eastern Europe. 11,000 companies in the Austrian logistics sector employ a work force of 160,000 people.
Read more: Logistics Performance Index 2018