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In Greater Des Moines (DSM), distribution centers and warehouses have access to prime real estate right next to Interstates 80 and 35 and several active railroads with full-time switching service. Area businesses also enjoy easy access to major metropolitan areas such as Minneapolis, Chicago, Omaha, Kansas City and St. Louis, making DSM the place for businesses to call home.

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Growing Business in DSM: Amazon

Growing Business in DSM: RUAN Companies

Reliable Workforce

In addition to being a logistical sweet spot, DSM is also home to reliable, educated workers. Job training may reimburse up to $5,000 per job, depending on the added payroll. A total of 78% of workers with work experience in their current job have at least five years or more.

8035 Logistics

Des Moines' Logistics and Distribution Centers

Average Electricity Rate

  • Amazon
  • Bridgestone/Firestone
  • Briggs Healthcare
  • Capital City Fruit
  • Casey’s General Stores, Inc.
  • CDS Global
  • Daimler Trucks North America
  • FedEx
  • Interstate Batteries
  • Loffredo Fresh Produce Co., Inc.
  • Merchants Distribution Service
  • NAPA Distribution Center
  • Owens & Minor
  • PDM
  • PDI
  • Power Distributors
  • Ruan Companies
  • Sysco Iowa
  • TMC Transportation
  • TORO
  • UPS
  • U.S. AutoForce
  • XPO Logistics