Wednesday, June 7, 2023

CN and Crowley launch intermodal service between Mexico and Canada

Canadian National (CN) continues to announce its allies to face its rival in the USMCA market in North America Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC).

Side by side Crowley, will launch an integrated door-to-door and ocean rail service between Mexico and the Midwest region of the United States and Canada. which will allow us to provide solutions for global customers in North America.

“Learning each part of the supply chain’s unequaled capabilities and long-term commitment to customers, we are creating greater efficiencies to advance the power of today’s innovative and demanding global supply chain,” said Bennett, senior vice president and general manager of Crowley Logistics. .

Both companies explained through a statement that this shipping route is new will be from Tuxpan, Mexico, to Mobile, Alabama, which avoids traffic congestion on the border between the two countries, the connection of the CN train service from Mobile in the Midwest and in Canada.

This route will offer faster and more efficient transport times from an environmental point of view compared to truck emissions, with a fuel consumption between five and six times lower per ton transported.

Boat that will make a trip away between Tuxpan and Mobile each week in September will transport up to one thousand (20-foot equivalent units) TEU and more than 200 refrigerated containers.

After transiting Crowley’s ship from Mexico to the Port of Mobile, the containers will be loaded onto CN trains that travel daily through the Midwest to Canada, offering some of the fastest rail service connecting Mobile to Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Memphis and Canadian cities. such as Toronto and Montreal, among others.

“We can better serve our customers in Mexico, the United States and Canada by helping Crowley provide a reliable and seamless customer experience door-to-door. The new service will enable more efficient supply chain corridors and greater access to market across North America,” said Doug MacDonald, CN Marketing Director.

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