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Iowa 80 opens new warehouse to support truckers on the road

The Iowa 80 Group has unveiled a new warehouse and distribution center for trucking accessories next to the famed Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa.

Opening details: The grand opening of the 251,000 square-foot facility took place on February 27, 2024. The center aims to enhance the supply chain of trucking gear through its online outlet,

  •'s section of the warehouse boasts 117,180 square feet of space and is flanked by advanced features like 10 loading docks and high-tech storage systems.
  • Another 133,820 square feet is available, ready for leasing or third-party use.

Fast facts: This center isn't just a storage hub; it's fully air-conditioned and even includes a sizable fireproof room for added safety. The facility marks a significant expansion for Iowa 80, reflecting their commitment to serve truckers efficiently.

The center is crucial not just for online orders but also to supply Iowa 80's family of truckstops, including Kenly 95 Petro and Joplin 44 Petro, enhancing the group's overall operations, according to the Iowa 80 Truckstop news release.

Why it's important: As truckers remain vital to America's supply chain, infrastructure improvements like this new distribution center ensure that they have quicker access to the tools and accessories they need on the road.

With the doors now open, the warehouse is prepared to meet the demand for trucking parts and accessories, signaling Iowa 80's commitment to supporting the trucking industry's backbone — its drivers.

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