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Distribution & Logistics

By land, sea or air, Alabama is a prime hub for distribution and transportation logistics both nationally and globally.

When it comes to distribution, Alabama is equipped to ship products anywhere in the world at a competitive cost and in a short time frame. As the central location in the heart of the U.S.’s fastest growing economy (and only a day’s drive from half of the U.S. population), Alabama boasts six interstate highways, five Class I railways, and the busy Port of Mobile, which is undergoing a modernization project valued at over $350 million.

Throw in the fact that Alabama has no inventory tax, and we’re sure that your expectations for product distribution will be exceeded.

Quick Facts

  • 6 Interstates totaling 1,130 miles
  • Half of U.S. population within one day’s driving distance
  • 2,612 miles of Class I railroad track
  • 19 U.S. Highways totaling 3,853 miles
  • 9th largest seaport in U.S. (Port of Mobile)
  • Weekly international cargo flights to Europe, China and Brazil (Huntsville International)
  • 100+ overseas shipping lines served

Distribution Companies

Here is a sample of the companies with distribution centers in Alabama.

  • Amazon
  • Home Depot
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • FedEx
  • Dollar General
  • ACE Hardware
  • Lowe’s Home Improvement
  • Manna Capital Partners
  • Diageo
  • JoAnn Stores
  • Children’s Place
  • Ben E. Keith
  • MCT Logistics
  • Carvana

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