Effingham, Illinois, has established itself as a logistics sweet spot.  Numerous distribution companies have located here because Effingham has proven ideal for their distribution needs.  Most recently, FedEx Freight constructed a 101,240 SF distribution center in Effingham. 

Effingham is centered between Indianapolis & St. Louis on I-70 and between Chicago and Memphis/New Orleans on I-57.  The combination of Interstates, highways, and railways (CN & CSX) creates an effective linkage between cities & regions.