The canton of Vaud is situated at the heart of a modern network which efficiently links the main cities in Europe by rail and by air. It also has a vast array of land and premises that are easily accessible for entrepreneurs looking to set up business.
With its location at the heart of Europe, its small size, and the performance levels of its infrastructure, Switzerland is close to everything and everywhere. 9,000 trains run each day on tracks covering 3,000 kilometers, making the Swiss the champions of rail. Punctuality is achieved in almost 90% of journeys. The three international airports connect the country with all four corners of the globe, while around 10% of imports come via the River Rhine, from the North Sea down to Basle. The road network in Switzerland is one of the densest in the world, while the postal service is renowned for its efficiency.