Flexible freight.

With trucking and rail, you get the best of both solutions.

Transloadable products.

Food + beverage

Raw
materials

Minerals

Construction
materials

Finished
goods

Heavy
machinery

Truck benefits.

Flexibility

Trucking is agile, quickly reaching your customer no matter where they are.

On-demand delivery

Ship goods as needed for your business, saving you time and delays.

Direct transportation

Deliver products directly to your customer, saving you transportation and storage costs.

Reach

DSMI is one mile from Interstates 35 & 80, making it easy to ship products anywhere.

Rail benefits.

Higher capacity

One rail car holds 4 truckloads of product, so you can ship more for less.

Fuel efficiency

Trains are 4x more fuel-efficient than trucks, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Trains operate 24/7

Railroads operate 24/7, while truck drivers have 14-hour drive time restrictions.

Multiple railroads

DSMI connects to three railroads, creating a competitive shipping environment.

Where can you ship?

Anywhere

Centrally located in Des Moines, Iowa, DSMI is connected to three railroads and near two major Interstates. Easily shipping products in-and-out of Iowa, coast-to-coast, or anywhere in between.

The affordability of rail + the flexibility of trucking.