Midwestern US: A Major Hub for National CPG Distribution
The United States is the largest consumer market in the world with nearly two thirds of its population located in the Western, Northeastern and Midwest sections of the country – connected by rail. Chicago and Kansas City are major hubs for nationwide distribution, with unparalleled rail and interstate infrastructure ensuring efficient distribution to major markets in the east, west or midwestern consumer markets.
Midwestern 3PLs: DCA Warehouse Logistics Locations & Services
Our DCA members in the Midwest serve the extended supply chains of many Fortune 500 Food & Beverage companies as well as CPG, medical/pharma, retail brands and industrial manufacturing. We operate strategic locations within minutes of the major US inland rail hubs.
For major customers leveraging Chicago or Kansas City rail hubs for efficient transportation and distribution management, Team DCA members routinely provide the full array of outsourced supply chain management support. We provide turnkey inventory management, receipt and shipment processing. We can manage all or part of your distribution to Amazon, retail chains, mass-merchandisers, drug chains, food service and manufacturing locations. E-Commerce order fulfillment is available. We provide accuracy, visibility and tracking all along the way.
Team DCA member companies offer a choice of asset-based or asset-light fleet services operating their own trucks, depots and facilities and all managing strong, long-term relationships with leading national and regional parcel and heavier weight carriers. We negotiate highly competitive rates with common carriers to ensure top caliber service in regional markets nationwide.
You can count on DCA for a full menu of transportation and warehouse logistics services in every major metropolitan and regional market in the USA. Due to today’s fast-changing and dynamic consumer markets we provide: accurate inventory control, strong local market relationships and agile response enabled by family ownership with a “Can Do” company culture.
Our Midwestern 3PLs Can Provide Warehouse & Transportation Services Including:
- Ambient and Refrigerated Temperature Controlled Warehouse Space
- Food Grade Facilities, AIB Approved, Organic Certified
- Value-Added Logistics Services
- Labeling, Customized Packaging Services
- 24/7 Security
- Sprinkler Systems
- Central Station Fire Alarm
- Rail Sidings
- Asset-Light or Asset-Based Transportation Services
- State-of-the-Art Warehouse Management Systems
- Real time inventory management
- Web portal account visibility
- 24/7 Shipment Tracking Visibility and Remote Access
Midwest Warehouses – Chicago, Illinois & Kansas City
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) is a leading transportation and logistics company. It provides supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions, including full-service leasing, rental, and maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, and last-mile delivery services, to some of the world’s most-recognized brands.
With over 40 years experience, Metro Park provides superior service to Fortune 500 companies who rely on our technologically advanced food-grade distribution facilities to maintain or enhance their competitive market advantage by lowering costs, improving customer service, increasing sales and optimizing valuable company resources. Modern facilities totaling over 1,890,000 square feet and dedicated personnel make Metro Park the distribution leader in Kansas City, Missouri.