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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 a number of active railroads with full-time switching service. Area businesses also enjoy easy access to major metropolitans such as Minneapolis, Chicago, Omaha, Kansas City and St. Louis, making DSM the place for businesses to call home.

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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. Ninety-eight percent of the workforce graduated high school, and 78% of the workforce have at least five years of experience (Source: Iowa Workforce Development).

8035 Logistics

For more information, contact Mike Swesey, Senior Vice President of Economic Development.

Des Moines' Logistics and Distribution Centers

  • Amazon
  • Bridgestone/Firestone
  • Briggs Healthcare
  • Capital City Fruit
  • Casey’s General Stores
  • 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
  • Sysco Iowa
  • TMC Transportation
  • TORO
  • UPS
  • U.S. AutoForce
  • XPO Logistics