Detroit Warehousing

Evans’ seven warehouse facilities provide nearly 3 million square feet of contract and multi-client storage in Metro Detroit. Several sites have Foreign Trade Zone designation, bonded warehouse space, food-grade, chemical-grade, rail-served and more. 

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Prime Warehousing Locations in Metro Detroit

The Metro Detroit area is a prime location for products to be stored and assembled. Evans’ facilities border all major highways connecting customers to retail and shipping hubs in the Midwest, East Coast and Canada. Each location has unique features that serve a variety of needs. 

Our Warehouse Locations

Melvindale, Michigan

The Melvindale location also serves as Evans' corporate headquarters. This 404,000 sq. ft. warehouse and office building was constructed in 1970 and has served as our warehousing, transportation, staffing, fulfillment and value-added flagship operation.

Facility Features: 

  • 25′ Clear Ceiling Height
  • 24-hour Security Guard
  • Cross-docking, Short-term/Long-term Storage
  • C-TPAT Compliant
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Food-grade Certified
  • Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), Customs Bonded
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Liquor Licensed
  • Rail-served (NS & CSX)

 

Lincoln Park, Michigan (Cicotte Ave.)

The Cicotte location is down the street from the Melvindale headquarters. The 200,000 sq. ft. warehouse is close to I-96, I-94, and I-75.

Facility Features: 

  • 14′ Clear Ceiling Height for 160,000 sq. ft.
  • 38′ Clear Ceiling Height for 40,000 sq. ft.

Allen Park, Michigan (Enterprise Drive)

The Enterprise location is adjacent to I-94 in Allen Park, Michigan. The 265,000 sq. ft. warehouse is rail-served and has state-of-the-art technology such as real-time inventory tracking.

Facility Features: 

  • 265,000 square feet
  • 20′-29′ clear ceiling height
  • Rail-served (Union Pacific) 
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Ample trailer parking available
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Adjacent to I-94 and close to major expressways
  • Security guard on site
  • RF and real-time inventory tracking
  • Multiple shifts

Detroit, Michigan (Fort St.)

The Fort Street location is Evans' largest facility in Detroit at 640,000 sq. ft. This two-story warehouse is close to the U.S.-Canadian border and the Ambassador Bridge, and in very close proximity to I-96, I-94, I-75, M10, M1, M12, M3, the Port of Detroit, and three major rail yards.

Facility Features: 

  • 25′ Clear Ceiling Height
  • C-TPAT Compliant
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Rail-served – Norfolk Southern (NS)

Detroit, Michigan (Mt. Elliott)

The Mt. Elliott location features 430,000 sq. ft. with flexibility to expand. This location is hazardous materials compliant.

Facility Features: 

  • Fire Suppression System
  • Hazmat Compliant, Red-label
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Monitored & Guarded Security System
  • Temperature-Controlled Hot Room

Detroit, Michigan (Jefferson Ave.)

The Jefferson Avenue facility is 168,000 sq. ft. This warehouse is less than one mile from the the U.S.-Canada border and the Ambassador Bridge, along with very close proximity to I-96, I-94, I-75, M10, M1, M12, M3, the Port of Detroit, and three major rail yards encompassing CSX and NS.

Facility Features: 

  • 20′ Clear Ceiling Height
  • C-TPAT Compliant
  • Fire Suppression System
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified

 

Romulus, Michigan (Huron River Dr.)

Located right off I-275 and I-94, the Huron facility is 330,000 sq. ft. This mixed-use warehouse is ISO 9001:2015 certified and Foreign Trade Zone, making it a great facility for imported products. Additionally, it's less than 2 miles from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Facility Features: 

  • 12,000 Sq. ft. Office Space
  • 22′ Clear Ceiling Height
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Food-grade Certified
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Rail-served; 16 Car Capacity (CSX)
  • Liquor Licensed

Romulus, Michigan

Located near I-94 and the Detroit Metro Airport, the Romulus warehouse is 286,000 sq. ft. This facility is a multi-use facility with both rack space and bulk space making it a very flexible warehouse space for a variety of commodities.

Facility Features: 

  • 25′ Clear Ceiling Height
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Food-grade Certified
  • Foreign Trade Zone
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Liquor Licensed

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