A Midwest location is ideal for any industry which could take advantage of centralized US communications, shipping and receiving, or servicing. Northeast Iowa, home to Allamakee County, is also central to several major US cities.
Goods and services can be transported on the scenic Mississippi River as it winds along the 36-mile east edge of Allamakee County. North America's largest river connects the three states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. It serves as a major waterway for barge shipping. Northeast Iowa is a centralized Midwest location. Businesses have overnight delivery access to more than one-fourth of the U.S. population. There is one- to two-day transport by truck to 11 major U.S. cities. Railroad spurs are available in Harpers Ferry, Lansing, New Albin, and Postville. The Central Time Zone helps managers communicate with the East and West Coasts by phone or fax.
Trucking, shipping, & receiving overnight trucking to more than one-fourth of the U.S. Population can be made from Allamakee County. Interstate highways provide easy access to several Midwest Cities. For your shipping needs, you can choose from over thirteen motor freight carriers.
The Mississippi River has a navigation channel with a minimum depth of 9 feet. Barges can transport on the river from mid-March to mid-November.
Railspur possibilities exist in the communities of New Albin, Postville, and Lansing.
I&M Rail Link is a regional railroad with 1,385 miles of track, serving customers directly in the states of Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Connections with all Class I carriers are conveniently made throught gateways at Chicago, Minneapolis and Kansas City.
The I&M can handle your dimensional freight. In most cases our routes are capable of clearing high/wide loads without incurring special train charges.
We make the safety of your freight a priority. The I&M employs modern dispatch and tracking systems to monitor and control all movement.
I&M Rail Link has excellent relationships with Class I carriers, creating access to Canada, the continental U.S. and Mexico. Our short line and regional connections provide I&M with additional outlets throughout the United States. The I&M can connect your freight to the global marketplace through utilization of on-line barge, transload facilities, and intermodal terminals.
A public airport is located in Waukon. It has a runway of approximately 2500 feet. Commercial service is available in nearby LaCrosse.
Allamakee County is located in the Central Time Zone. This time zone helps make business communications more timely, either by phone or fax, to the East and West coasts. You'll find a Central Time Zone will assist you in your communication and shipping efforts.