Missouri is a state situated in the Midwest of America. It is the 21st most extensive and the 18th most populated state with a population of 6,044,171 people. It was declared as state on August 10, 1821. Missouri is bordered by Iowa on the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee forms its eastern boundary across the river Mississippi, by Arkansas on the south; and by Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska on the west. The Mississippi river defines the eastern boundary of the state, and the Missouri River flows from west to east through the State connecting Kansas City and St. Louis.
Farming, mining, aerospace, food processing, chemicals, printing and publishing, electrical equipment etc. are some of the chief industries in Missouri. The state stands 6th in the nation for the production of hogs, 7th for cattle and 4th in rice production. It is included in the top five states in America for production of soy beans. Missouri is a also one of top manufacturers of transportation equipment. 90% of the America’s principal (non-recycled) lead supply comes from Missouri mines. Other natural resources are iron ore, zinc, barite, limestone, and timber. Science and Biotechnology, services and wholesale/retail industries, tourism and wine industries are the growing industries of the state.
Popular industries that provide distribution center jobs in Missouri
- Cardinal Health
- New Balance
Descriptions of few companies that offer distribution center job opportunities in Missouri
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Sears, Roebuck and Co. is a completely owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation. It was found in 1886 by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck. The company is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. By sales as of October 2013, Sears is the fourth-largest American department store company after Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and Home Depot and it is also the twelfth-largest retailer in America. Home merchandise, apparel, automotive products and services, footwear, jewelry, beauty products, electronics items, office supplies and school supplies are the products sold by the company. Sears operates through more than 1,320 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada. Edward S. Lampert is the Chairman and CEO of the company. Sears has its warehouses in Bridgeton, Riverside etc. To learn more about the jobs available in the company, visit their official website.
AmerisourceBergen Corporation is one among the largest pharmaceutical services companies in the world. Its Headquarter is located at Valley Forge, PA. The company was formed in 2001 by merging Bergen Brunswig and AmeriSource. Their products and services are designed to reduce costs and improve the outcome of the patients, The company distributes generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter health care products and home health care supplies and equipment to numerous health care providers located throughout the United States, which includes acute care hospitals, independent and chain retail pharmacies, mail-order facilities, physicians, clinics, nursing homes etc. They also extend their services to long-term care, workers’ compensation and specialty drug patients. Richard C. Gozon is the Chairman and Steven H. Collis is the President, CEO and Director of the company. The AmerisourceBergen Corporation has it warehouses in Kansas City MO. Information about the job availability can be obtained from the company’s official website.
Missouri has got lots of companies that provide distribution center job opportunities for the dedicated and talented employees. Good Luck!