Vandalia is perfectly located to access the interstate system going either north-
The Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCS) provides excellent rail services to Vandalia businesses. The railway runs along U.S. 54 and through the center of Vandalia. Product &/or raw material can be moved by rail to or from anywhere in the continental United States. KSC runs through both Kansas City and St. Louis, where multiple interchanges exist. Additionally, there are interchanges with the Burlington Northern, Santa Fe and the Norfolk Southern within 30 miles east & west respectively. Local switching is available to meet the individual needs of Vandalia businesses. Currently there is one rail spur to the industrial area at the west edge of town.
Mississippi River port access is available within 30 miles. The port offers a diversity of services including barge, rail and truck traffic.
The Columbia Regional Airport is approximately 52 miles southwest from Vandalia. Airborne Express operates five commercial freight flights per day from Columbia. Pickup for overnight delivery from Vandalia occurs daily around noon. Lambert-
The trucking industry has long recognized the value of a Vandalia location. There are many common carriers which serve the Vandalia area. Butler Transport has a terminal right here in Vandalia which has authority for 48 states and Canada. Butler operates a fleet of 140 trucks and does primarily flatbed transportation, although vans are available as well. Another local firm, Stuart Trucking also has flats and vans available. These local firms are ready to serve your needs and are in addition to nationally recognized name often seen in Vandalia such as Yellow Freight, Roadway, ABF,J.B. Hunt, TMC and Schneider, just to name a few. Many of these carriers offer LTL services for your convenience. Various services pick up every day in Vandalia and overnight service is available.
Driving Distances from Vandalia, MO to:
Chicago, IL (300 Miles)
Columbia, MO (60 Miles)
Denver, CO (795 Miles)
Cedar Rapids, IA (200 Miles)
Detroit, MI (610 Miles)
Hannibal, MO (32 Miles)
Indianapolis, IN (340 Miles)
Kansas City, MO (192 Miles)
Memphis, TN (372 Miles)
Lake of the Ozarks, MO (110 Miles)
Springfield, IL (120 Miles)
Springfield, MO (215 Miles)
St. Louis, MO (90 Miles)
Tulsa, OK (400 Miles)