Situated on the west coast of Scotland at the entrance to the Firth of Clyde, the Port of Ayr is ideally placed to serve Scotland's industrial and agricultural lowlands. The port benefits from an excellent communications network, with motorway and rail systems providing easy access to the rest of the UK and beyond.The port offers considerable experience in handling a wide range of cargoes, including dry bulks, forest products and scrap metal. It is also recognised as a major supply base for the offshore industry.