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Specializing in

  • Chemicals
    • Hazardous
    • Flammable
    • Non-hazardous
  • General Commodities Including Plastics
  • Liquid Bulk Transfers
  • Plywood and Moldings
  • Industrial Products
  • Consumer Products
  • Outside Storage

Houston’s Best Warehouse Since 1948

“Give us a call.
We'll take care of you."

American Warehouses provides integrated warehousing and order fulfillment that can be customized to your needs based on market conditions and the demands and delivery service requirements of your products and materials.

American Warehouses has served the needs of the greater Houston area for more than 60 years. Our facility encompasses over 825,000 square feet of warehouse space strategically located on 57 acres just north of Downtown Houston. We are accessible to the UP rail using our own rail spur, within minutes of five of Houston’s major freeways, and near the head of the Houston Ship Channel and its major ports.

We're a local company.  American Warehouses boasts an average tenure of employment of over 15 years. We have a hands-on management team, and when you have a problem or a question, you can pick up the phone and speak to the President.

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About Us

“If there is ever a problem, I'm going to make it right.”

Over the last 60 years, American Warehouses has grown into one of the top third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in the United States. We achieved this growth by listening to our customers. You won't find a one-size-fits-all mentality here. We work hard to become a seamless part of your supply chain.

It all starts with our people. The average tenure of employment at American Warehouses is over 15 years! We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package plus very competitive wages as well as 401K and profit sharing. Having a productive, experienced, and satisfied workforce benefits everyone, especially our customers, and you see the proof in our incredibly low error rates.

Great people deserve great tools, and there are none better anywhere in the industry. With our sophisticated computer systems and advanced warehouse management system, you can track the status or your orders and location of your inventory and shipments right from your desk — or from your smart phone. Our fire detection and suppression equipment sports the very latest technology, and the entire facility is secured by cameras 24/7.

Whether performing just-in-time inventory movement or assembling a sophisticated pallet display for a retailer, American Warehouses offers the exact services you need performed by people you can count on. Whether you’re looking for a single-source provider or just certain point-specific services, American Warehouses can manage your distribution and fulfillment needs.

HOUSTON’S BEST PUBLIC WAREHOUSE!

  • Certified Hazardous Materials Team
  • H3-H7 Rated Facilities for Building and Fire Safety
  • Fully Trained Staff Ensures Compliance with Local, State, and Federal Regulations
  • Available Temperature Controlled Space
  • Available Outside Storage
  • Compliant with OSHA/DOT HM-126, HM-181, HM-232, and C-TPAT
  • Onsite Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team
  • 100% Sprinklered with Boosted Pressure
  • Foam Suppression System in Flammable Areas
  • Material Containment in all Locations
  • Time-sensitive Distribution Management
  • Online Inventory and Order Visibility
  • Order Management
  • Error Rate < 0.02%
  • Multiple Shift Operations capable for Time-critical or High Volume Requirements
  • Labor & Transportation Management
  • Pick and Pack
  • Assembly
  • Repackaging
  • Review and Manage Inventory Using our Best-of-Breed Web-based Warehouse Management System
  • Single Point of Contact for All Storage and Distribution Needs
  • Entire Facility Owned and Operated by American Warehouses
  • ISO 9001:2000 Certification
  • Dedicated Team of Professionals with Average Tenure Exceeding Fifteen Years

Our Services

Chemicals and Hazardous Materials

Storage and handling of chemical products makes up a significant portion of our business. No one has more experience or a better safety record than American Warehouses. Our OSHA record is only 1 accident in over 5 years.

Oil Mop LLC We have a hazardous materials response team on site. For over 30 years, Oil Mop has provided dependable and professional environmental services. Oil Mop has the ability to respond with the equipment and qualified professionals required to provide a quick and effective response to any type of environmental problem.

Order Fulfillment

Order Fulfillment From receipt of order by Internet, mail, phone, or fax to fast, accurate, on-time shipment and delivery, American Warehouses manages it all — with an error rate below 0.02% we enjoy one the highest customer satisfaction records in the industry. How do we know? We ask our customers.

Public Warehousing

Public Warehouse In operation for more than 60 years, American Warehouses is one of the most experienced and dependable public warehouse operators in the country. Our facilty is completely owned and operated by us. No subcontractors. No leases. No unnecessary middleman expenses.

We have more than 825,000 sq. ft. of space on 57 acres located near the center of Houston. Temperature controlled storage is also available.

  • We Own our Facility, No Leases, No Inflated Costs
  • Best-of-breed WMS Accessible from Anywhere
  • 825,000 sq. ft. on 57 Acres
  • Accessible to the UP Rail
  • Within Minutes of 5 Major Freeways
  • Near Houston Ship Channel
  • Halfway between Houston's 2 Major Airports
  • Advanced Fire Detection and Suppression Equipment
  • 100% Sprinklered with Boosted Pressure
  • ADT Security Monitoring 24/7 Throughout the Facility
  • Entry Alarms, Motion Detectors, and Security Cameras

Our Houston Facility

Strategically located just north of Downtown Houston, our wholly owned and operated facility encompasses over 825,000 square feet of warehouse space located on 57 completely fenced acres. We are accessible to the UP railroad using our own rail spur, within minutes of five of Houston’s major freeways, and near the head of the Houston Ship Channel and its major ports. We are also halfway between Houston’s two major airports.

  • Advanced Fire Detection and Suppression Equipment
  • 100% Sprinklered with Boosted Pressure
  • ADT Security Monitoring 24/7 Throughout the Facility
  • Entry Alarms, Motion Detectors, and Security Cameras
  • Compliant with OSHA/DOT HM-126, HM-181, HM-232, and C-TPAT
  • Onsite Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team

Safety & Security

Advantage Fire Protection Oil Mop C-TPAT ADT Security

American Warehouses employs both its own security measures as well as those of ADT. Our fire detection and suppression equipment boasts the very latest technology. We are 100% sprinklered with water pressure boosted on site. Our flammable chemical areas also have foam fire suppression systems.

The entire facility is secured by entry alarms, motion detectors and security cameras 24/7. We also have an excellent relationship with the Houston Police and Fire Departments which are located less than ¼ mile from our facility.

No one has more experience or a better safety record than American Warehouses. Our OSHA record is only 1 accident in over 5 years.

  • Manage Orders and Inventory from Your Desk or Laptop
  • System is Fully Secure
  • Easily Links to Your Systems
  • Electronic Invoicing on Any Cycle
  • Produce Customized Reports for Yourself, Your Management, and Your Customers
  • Easily Ties to EDI and SAP

Advanced Warehouse Management System

Access Anywhere

Access your information from anywhere at anytime

Our advanced Warehouse Management System (WMS) allows you to know the status of your orders and inventory immediately.

Your information enters into our system minutes after your material hits our docks. Outbound orders can be traced in real time as well. You can see the move in our system the moment the truck is loaded.

You won't be looking at yesterday's data or even this morning's. You'll be looking at up-to-the minute information.

Best of all, you can do it from anywhere with Internet access, your office, your home, your hotel. Your information is secured by our encrypted Virtual Private Network (VPN).

With our state-of-the-art WMS, you have access to the same information that we do. Plus, you can produce customized reports, in any format, at any time with the touch of a few keys!

Location

American Warehouses, 1918 Collingsworth, Houston, TX 77009
Tel. (713) 228-6381 — Fax (713) 228-5913

Click on the map below for driving directions.


American Warehouses
1918 Collingsworth
Houston, TX 77009

Tel. (713) 228-6381
Fax. (713) 228-5913

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Do you have what it takes to become an American Warehouses team member? We’re looking for career-minded individuals who care passionately about doing the best job possible for our customers. The average team member has been with us for more than 15 years.

To attract and retain the best, we provide a comprehensive benefits package that includes competitive wages, paid vacation, sick time, medical coverage with a prescription drug plan, dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, 401K with employer matching, and discretionary profit sharing along with a tuition reimbursement plan.

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