Memphis is uniquely positioned as North America’s Distribution Center. A few examples of the assets and infrastructure that differentiate Memphis as a market and operating base include the following related to ‘rail, river, runway, and road’:
Memphis is one of three U.S. cities served by five of the seven Class 1 railroads in the U.S.
It is also the largest cargo airport in the United States; second largest in the world.
Memphis is home of the FedEx world headquarters.Memphis is home to 400 trucking companies and the third busiest business trucking corridor.
Which means that we have overnight truck service to more metropolitan markets, and top 100 metropolitan markets, than any other city in the U.S.
Williams Sonoma’s largest distribution center footprint is in Memphis, with three facilities.
Nike has three distribution centers in Memphis and one of them is Nike’s largest (2.8 million sq. ft.).