Des Moines is the crossroads of Interstate 80 and Interstate 35 as well as a major hub for the US insurance, finance, and publishing industries. These factors make it a perfect location for a car shipping affiliate.
The media conglomerate of America, Meredith Corporation, is based in Des Moines. The company publishes well-known magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, Parents, and Successful Farming. The large insurance corporations who’ve headquartered in this city are the Principal FInancial Group, EMC Insurance Group, Fidelity & Guaranty Life, Allied Insurance, GuideOne Insurance, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa, and American Republic Insurance Company. This has coined the nickname the “Hartford of the Midwest” for Des Moines. Other major corporations who have a well-established presence are Wells Fargo, Voya Financial, and Electronic Data Systems.
The Des Moines International Airport is able to offer non-stop flights to a variety of destinations in the US, with an average of almost 2 million passengers each year. It also offers international cargo service. The airport hosts the Des Moines International Air Guard Base and the 132nd Wing of the Iowa Air National Guard. Des Moines is also the intersecting point for two of the country’s main interstates, I-35 for north and south and I-80 for east and west.
Des Moines has many great attractions. For families, there’s the Science Center of Iowa, Blank Park Zoo, State Historical Museum of Iowa, Living History Farms, and many more attractions. The Des Moines’ Downtown Farmers’ Market has also caught national attention, ranking as one of 15 of America’s Most Incredible Farmers’ Markets in 2016. Even Executive Auto Shippers has contributed to the many events that take place in Des Moines by hosting an annual Drive Down Memory Lane Charity Car Show to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Iowa.
The Iowa Events Center and the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines also attract many big name shows and performers. Camp Dodge in the suburb of Johnston is the headquarters for the Iowa National Guard and also has the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. It preserves and exhibits materials that help tell the story of Iowa’s military past while honoring the heroic service of Iowa veterans.
There are quite a few universities and colleges within the Des Moines metro. Drake University and Grandview University make up 2 of the 3 private universities in the area. Des Moines University is the area’s osteopathic medical school. There is one community college, Des Moines Area Community College or DMACC, with campuses all over the city.
Whether moving to this growing finance, insurance, and publishing hub or relocating elsewhere, you’ll know your car transport is being cared by professionals with the necessary equipment in a secure facility. They help with our door-to-door and terminal-to-terminal car shipments, whether on the pick up or delivery end.
5329 NW 2nd St
Des Moines IA 50313
For your convenience, the Des Moines facility serves the entire Des Moines metro.