Services
Finding quality space for your products. Managing your transportation. Meeting your complex order fulfillment and distribution requirements. We have the right logistics services in place to help you accomplish it all.

We provide comprehensive warehousing capabilities, efficient and cost-effective transportation and a range of value-added services. All from a single source. Ready when you are.

We’ll help design and implement a logistics solution that’s tailored to meet your unique business needs and streamline your supply chain. Whether you’re concerned with real-time visibility of your inventory, LTL or rail service, labeling or promotional displays – we’ve got you covered.

Warehousing
Warehousing is more than just having room for your products. It is a way to help you improve efficiency, control costs and focus on your core business. Our clean, modern facilities boast 300,000 square feet of space. But we go beyond meeting your space requirements. We’ll help you avoid the headaches and expense of renting and equipping space; hiring, training and supervising personnel; coordinating transportation; and more. You can also count on us for:

  • AIB “Superior” rating – American Institute of Baking’s highest standard for handling food products
  • ISO 9001:2008 certification – Our Quality Management System adheres to the international standard requirements, ensuring you first-rate service
  • Real-time visibility – With our WebWarehouse software, you’ll have access to real-time information about warehouse receipts, orders, and inventory levels any time of day or night
Transportation
It’s all in the delivery. You’ve got to get your products to customers when the time is right. That means finding the right carrier in a market tight on capacity, locating a dependable driver and meeting a narrow window for delivery. We can help.

We provide convenient, reliable, and cost-effective transportation every day. Our in-house transportation fleet provides local and regional service. We also have relationships with a network of carriers nationwide, so we can coordinate truckload, LTL and rail shipments for longer hauls. Located on a major interstate highway system, we offer congestion-free carrier access and one-day transit to all major Midwest cities. We’ll make sure your shipment arrives when and where it needs to.

We also offer:
  • Freight brokering with a 48-state delivery capacity
  • LTL carrier availability at negotiated volume rates
  • Local and regional cartage
  • Consolidating services
  • Express freight
Our transportation services are designed to complement our warehousing and packing services. The result? Comprehensive logistics solutions that are efficient and affordable and enhance service levels for your customers. See why we’re in the top 10 percent of brokers nationwide.

Value Added Services
Attaching labels for a special offer. Assembling promotional displays. Processing returned products. Your customers want more services, and you need to be ready to meet their needs.

How can you satisfy their requirements while remaining focused on your core business? Call us.

We’ll create just the right order fulfillment and distribution solution that is tailored to your individual objectives. We have a broad menu of value-added services to draw from:
  • Shrinkwrapping
  • Bundling
  • Gluing
  • Labeling
  • Polybagging
  • Collating
  • Promotional displays
  • Sorting
  • Rework
  • Kitting
  • Returned goods processing
  • Light assembly
  • Sampling and inspection

You’ll find that we’re flexible and responsive to your specific requirements. We offer adaptable conveyor configurations and can accommodate individualized project schematics. If your project requires, we’ll also invest in specific equipment to enhance our capabilities.

Our experienced and versatile work force provides efficient, accurate, cost-effective service. We’ll work with you to develop a comprehensive logistics program that integrates our warehousing and transportation services and streamlines your business. Now that sounds right, doesn’t it?

WebWarehouse
Can you see your inventory from where you sit? Through the power of our WebWarehouse software and the internet, you can see your inventory when you use Central States Distribution Service. This is a free service that we are proud to offer to our customers.

Real time information concerning your warehouse receipts, orders, and inventory levels can be viewed at any time of day or night simply by logging on to your account.