• Square footage: 776,000
  • 32-foot ceiling height
  • 48 truck doors
  • 4 drive-in doors
  • 14 rail spots (7 rail doors, 2 tracks)
  • Forklifts, cherry pickers, reach trucks
  • Camera and alarm system
  • Rail service by Canadian National (Track CH61 & CH62)
  • Nearest FedEx 10 miles away

Large Warehouse in Cook County for Lease

If you are looking for a reliable 3PL company to help with warehousing and logistics near Chicago, get in touch with Warehouse Specialists. We have been streamlining supply chains and logistics for nearly 60 years. We work with a variety of retailers, eCommerce stores and a broad range industries.

Located in Sauk Village, WSI’s warehouse is south of downtown Chicago and less than a 40 minute drive. Our convenient location is well positioned for brands based in the midwest and companies looking for a centrally located distribution center.  WSI’s Chicago Warehouse is close to three major highways, two rail yards, the Port of Indiana and two international airports. This makes our Chicago warehouse a perfect location for businesses who want to ship from one central location to the entire country.

This public warehouse has secure, flexible storage for a diverse range of products, including food-grade products and chemicals, corrugated boxes, palletized consumer-packaged goods, paper, apparel and industrial goods. It has 776,000 square feet of storage and includes railcar access.

On top of that, our “smart” and safe 3PL warehouse utilizes advanced inventory management software, boasting a state-of-the art WMS, TMS and OMS.  With clean and secure warehouse space, WSI has attracted businesses like Energy Muse, which uses our warehouse to help with distribution of wellness and lifestyle products.

The greater Chicago area is known for being a hub of transportation and distribution to its major industries, which include manufacturing, printing and food processing. The city has several Fortune 500 companies, including Conagra Brands, Kraft Heinz, McDonald’s, Motorola Solutions and United Airlines.

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Warehouse Access

  • Airports:
    • MDW (Midway International)
    • 22 miles north, ORD (O’Hare International), 38 miles north
  • Rail Yards
    • The market is served by most major railroads including the CN, CP, BNSF, UP, NS, KCS and CSX.
    • UP Inland Intermodal Port – Joliet, IL, 32 miles west
    • BNSF Inland Intermodal Port – Elwood, IL, 38 miles SW
  • Port
    • Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor, 27 miles east
  • Highways
    • I-80, 7 miles north
    • I-57, 8 miles west
    • I-65, 12 miles east
  • Driving Directions:
    • From Highway 80 south of Chicago, take Highway 394 south. Follow Highway 394 south to Sauk Trail. Turn west on Sauk Trail, then turn right onto Mark Collins Drive to facility.

WSI has experience storing food-grade products in this warehouse (compliant with FDA, USDA and local guidelines). We handle:

  • Beverages & Bottled Water
  • Dry Milk & Whey
  • Food Ingredients
  • Potato / Tapioca Starches
  • Foodservice Products
  • Sugar & Spices
  • Grocery & Snack Items
  • Tomato Paste
  • Food & Vegetables (Cans / Glass / Plastic / Tote)

Not only can WSI store and distribute your company’s products at the Chicago warehouse, we can handle every step along the way: transloading, e-commerce fulfillment, kitting, reverse logistics, transportation services and trucking/drayage.

Should you have seasonal productions or major fluctuations in demand, no worries. WSI is nimble with fulfillment needs for items including Halloween costumes and Christmas decorations. We’re also seasoned at handling distribution needs for both B2B and B2C, and we can deliver to retail locations or even right to the job site.

WSI is one of the largest privately held logistics companies in the U.S., and we consider it our duty to treat our clients with a small-business approach, especially when it comes to communication and reliable service. Let’s talk today to figure out your warehousing solution in Chicago.