• Decatur delivers toll-free access to 5 major roadways, including Interstates 72, 55, 74, 57 and US Highway 51
  • Uncongested Interstates with less daily traffic density per interstate lane than competing sites


  • Four Railroads (CN, Norfolk Southern, DCC, DREI) connecting to all North American rail networks
  • Uncongested rail traffic, including container on flat car, stack cars, and manifest rail cargo capacity
  • ADM Intermodal Ramp road access within several miles of uncongested interstate ramps
  • Access to many Drayage Carriers
  • Region with the highest volume of rail freight among competitor regions provides scale economies

Intermodal Ramp

  • 280-acre privately owned ADM Intermodal Ramp currently processing international containers
  • Ramp access to three railroads – Norfolk Southern, Decatur Central Railroad (DCC), Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad (DREI)
  • Opportunities for intermodal container match-back shipments

Motor Carriers

  • Access to many truckload (TL), less-than-truckload (LTL), and small parcel carriers
  • Centralized TL location can reach the majority of USA by the 4th day
  • Small parcel carrier pick-up cut-off times similar with competing regions
  • Significant truck freight volume provides scale economies and equipment availability


  • A 2,000-acre airport equipped with a Fixed-Based Operator (FBO), Category 1 instrument landing system and a primary runway 8,500′ in length capable of handling wide-body aircraft
  • Foreign Trade Zone services, minimal taxi time, and onsite cargo facility
  • Quick-access airport with non-congested air space allowing planes to stay at optimum altitude for fuel conservation
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