Kansas City is the hub for food logistics, according to a new article from the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC).
In 2018 Kansas City was home to 103,411 employees in the manufacturing space with 15,866 in food manufacturing, or one out of every six. These employees work for more than 200 different food-based companies worth $9.4 billion.
Being located in Kansas City offers the opportunity for these companies to ship out of the number one rail center by tonnage and the third-ranking truck center in the Unites States. Numbers like these show Kansas City is a great region for manufacturing productivity with a continuously growing food logistics space.
Check out the full article from KCADC here.