Freight General Information

Missouri's transportation assets in rail, water, interstate highways, and airports combined with the state's strategic location provide great opportunities for Missouri to become the freight center of the nation.  Missouri's strategic location is within 500 miles of:

  • 43 percent of the U.S. population.
  • 44 percent of all U.S. manufacturing plants.
  • 7 of the 25 top international cargo hubs in the U.S