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Baldwin County is right in the middle of where you want to be. With two interstates, I-65 and I-10, Baldwin County is within a half-day drive to major markets such as Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Jacksonville, Memphis, Charlotte, and many more. Beyond the great highway and internet access, Baldwin County’s proximity to the Port of Mobile is yet another asset for companies looking for a new location for a logistics or distribution facility. The Port of Mobile is the 12th largest seaport in the U.S., by volume, and is now Post Panamax ready, with 45 ft. channel depth and turning basin. The port is one of the only places in the U.S. where 5 Class-1 railroads converge and has seen over $800 million in expansions and improvements in 10 years.
Distribution and warehousing operations are a natural fit in Baldwin County, with thousands of acres of available land, existing warehousing space, great access to many forms of transportation, and a willing and able workforce in a region that houses over 1,000,000 individuals. With ready access to two regional airports (Mobile and Pensacola), two major interstates, the Port of Mobile, and CSX Class I rail service, there are numerous ways for you to get your business moving in Baldwin County. One way this process can be streamlined is by considering a predictive maintenance use cases which can make this process effortless for your corporation.
The ACE Hardware Support Center, located in Loxley, Alabama, along I-10, is one of Baldwin County’s largest distribution-focused employers, with over 250 employees. The support center supplies ACE retail stores across the southeast and is one of the company’s premier distribution centers in the gulf south. ACE located its Loxley distribution facility in 1999 and has continued to grow since. ACE is just one of the many distribution and logistics companies that have taken advantage of the region’s strong logistical assets.