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South Central Illinois is a natural for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution facilities. Centrally located in the U.S., with Interstates 57, 64 and 70 and highways 50 and 51 the region provides easy access to most of the major markets throughout the nation. Blessed with a quality transportation infrastructure, the South Central Illinois region is a cost-effective location for producing, storing and distributing products regionally, nationally and internationally. Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN are just 3-4 hours away, while the St. Louis, MO lies just minutes to the west and Indianapolis, IN is approximately 2-3 hours to the east. Commercial Air service is available at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, and Indianapolis International Airport and at the convenient regional location of the MidAmerica Airport. The modern MidAmerica Airport's strategic, mid-continent location is within a 300-mile radius of Chicago, Cincinnati, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville! There are 2.5 million people within a 60-mile radius of the MidAmerican Airport and 38.6 million people within the 300-mile radius. This modern airport infrastructure offers a full line of cargo operations in addition to commercial air service. Centralia, Salem and Greenville also have airports with excellent capacity for smaller aircraft. Seven major railroads also pass through the region at various points. Reaching customers by road, rail or air is a snap. Ship goods anywhere, anytime from South Central Illinois.


South Central Illinois is proudly served by the following rail systems:

  • Burlington Northern
  • Amtrak
  • Baltimore and Ohio
  • Canadian National IC
  • CSX Railroad
  • Norfolk Southern Railway Co.
  • Union Pacific Railroad
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We are also served by many local airports, as well as several large regional and international airports.

  • Lambert – St. Louis International Airport – minutes away
  • Indianapolis International Airport – 2-3 hours away
  • Evansville Regional Airport - 1-2 hours away
  • Mid-America Regional Airport – minutes away
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Trucking Firms

Trucking Firms
AlbersLuchtefeld Trucking
AlmaDiss Trucking
BeckemeyerHolthaus Truck Service
BreeseDecker Transport
Jansen Truck Service
John Collins Trucking
BrownstownMK Hansen Trucking
Steve Lach Transportation
CarlyleBeckmann Distribution
Beelman Trucking
DJ Dispatch
Krebs Trucking
Perry Stanfa Trucking, Inc.
Schomaker Trucking
CentraliaFinckbone Trucking
Tracy Trucking Company
VanZandt Trucking, Inc.
GreenvilleCT Trucking
Waynewright Trucking Company
HoffmanShowalter Distribution 
HoyletonR&B Schnitker Trucking LLC 
IukaMickey Crippen Trucking
KeyesportG&E Trucking Service
Rusler Transport Service
NashvilleMoeller Brothers, Inc.
NOTS Trucking & Logistics
Ryterski Trucking Service, Inc.
OkawvilleObermeier Truck Service 
PatokaCain Trucking
Tune Trucking, Inc.
PocahontasPotts Trucking, Inc. 
SalemCon-Way Consolidated Freightways
Henderson Trucking Company
Meador Boys Express
TLC Auto Transport
Yellow Freight
VandaliaDunn Trucking
K&D Carriers, LLC
Waggoners Trucking
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Transportation Time

Located in the industrial and geographic heart of the nation, South Central Illinois companies are able to ship and receive finished goods, semi-finished products or resources without high transport fees and expenses or costly delays.

Transport Time to or From CityDays By Motor Freight (Truckload)Days By Railroad (Carload)
Des Moines15
Kansas City11
Los Angeles35
New Orleans12
New York35
St. Louis11
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