TRANSPORTATION LOGISTICS AND WAREHOUSING

PROSPERITY IS A DECISION WE MAKE WITH EVERY MOVE

One of our fastest growing industries, transportation, logistics and warehousing is thriving in DuPage County. That’s no surprise, as DuPage is located in the heart of America’s multi-modal transportation system, with a steady flow of goods, people and information moving through the area. From around the country and across the globe, we’re taking the “movement” industry to exciting new places.

THE MARKET

  • The existing warehousing inventory in the North DuPage, O’Hare, and I-88 Corridor Markets, each of which include all or part of DuPage County, has over 144┬ámillion sq. ft. of rentable building area, making it one of the top markets in the Chicagoland area.
  • The industrial vacancy rate in DuPage County is 5.6%, among the lowest in the region.
  • Asking industrial rental rates are $7.16 per sq. ft., lower than the Cook County average of $7.48.
  • Total 2019 industrial absorption in DuPage County was 6.86 million, showing continued strength and growth in the county in leasing, user sales and construction completions.
  • DuPage County’s effective tax rate for urban industrial property is 1.26%.

 

LEADING & EMERGING SECTORS IN TRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS AND WAREHOUSING

INDUSTRY SECTOR EMPLOYMENT AVG. ANNUAL SALARY LQ
FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENT 6,844 $69,613 6.81
GENERAL WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE 4,689 $53,384 1.19
GENERAL FREIGHT TRUCKING, LONG-DISTANCE, TRUCKLOAD 3,772 $62,398 1.52
POSTAL SERVICE 3,499 $62,068 1.33
GENERAL FREIGHT TRUCKING, LOCAL 2,453 $53,032 1.87
COURIERS AND EXPRESS DELIVERY SERVICES 2,166 $40,904 0.80
SCHOOL AND EMPLOYEE BUS TRANSPORTATION 1,569 $24,750 1.42
┬áTRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS, AND WAREHOUSING – ALL 33,252 $58,305 1.17

Source: JobsEQ, Q1, 2018

MAJOR TRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS AND WAREHOUSING EMPLOYERS IN DUPAGE COUNTY

  COMPANY NAME LOCATION WORKFORCE
1 HUB GROUP, INC. OAK BROOK 345
2 TRANSDEV NORTH AMERICA, INC, LOMBARD 75
3 ROADRUNNER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, INC. DOWNERS GROVE 95
4 DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES, L.P. LISLE 85
5 SIRVA, INC. OAKBROOK TERRACE 550
6 TRANSDEV SERVICES, INC. LOMBARD 400
7 NATIONAL EXPRESS LLC LISLE 239
8 SUPERIOR BULK LOGISTICS OAK BROOK 60
9 SIRVA WORLDWIDE, INC. OAKBROOK TERRACE 550
10 AIT WORLDWIDE LOGISTICS, INC, ITASCA 283
11 SEKO GLOBAL LOGISTICS NETWORK, LLC ITASCA 1
12 INTERMODAL ACQUISITION, LLC DARIEN 93
13 C.H. ROBINSON FREIGHT SERVICES, LTD. WOOD DALE 200
14 COOK-ILLINOIS CORP. OAK BROOK 14
15 HUB CITY TERMINALS, INC. OAK BROOK 173

Source: Intersect Illinois, Jan 2020