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Ameren Missouri is a dedicated partner in helping logistics companies flourish in the state with low costs and premier access to the nation's transportation network.

Ameren Missouri Helps Bring Dollar General Distribution Facility to North County

Ameren Missouri recently announced that Dollar General Corporation is the latest business to utilize the company's economic development incentive rate that is designed to drive businesses to expand or locate in the company's service territory. Dollar General Corporation recently committed to signing a long-term lease of an existing 232,556-square-foot building in Berkeley, investing $9 million in personal property and creating 55 new jobs to support the operation. According to the company, the economic development incentive rate included in Ameren Missouri's five-year Smart Energy Plan was a key factor in helping Dollar General select the Berkeley location.


Advantages

  • More than 88,000 Missourians work directly in transportation-related jobs. (Source: U.S. Census CBP)
  • Missouri is home to a nationally recognized transportation network, which includes international airports, extensive river infrastructure systems, major class 1 railroads, direct access via rail to ports on every coast in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and highways in every direction putting more than 50% of the U.S. within a one-day drive.
  • Missouri has the second lowest gas tax in the United States behind Alaska.

 

Excellent Talent

  • More than 338,496 students are currently enrolled in four-year and two-year higher education programs. (Source: MO DHEWD)
  • Missouri graduated over 3,200 computer science majors and conferred nearly 200 supply chain bachelor's degrees in 2017. (Includes all undergraduate and post graduate degrees. Source: IPEDS, Alliance STL)

Trade/Vocational Schools

Jefferson College (Hillsboro)

Midwest Institute (Fenton)

North Central Missouri College (Trenton)

Ozarks Technical Community College (Springfield)

State Technical College of Missouri (Linn)

Logistical Assets

St. Louis Regional Freightway

World Trade Center/Foreign Trade Zones

Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Saint Louis University

Companies

Americold Logistics
BMS Logistics
Con-Agg of MO, LLC
DHL
John Swire Logistics
Lanter Distributing
Metro Park Warehouses
Nor-Am Cold Storage
PBI Gordon Corporation
Pioneer Warehouse & Logistics
Witte Brothers


Missouri's new acclaimed training program, One Start, will help your company achieve its goals.

 

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