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The best freight rates coming or going

For over 135 years, we’ve negotiated freight rates by reviewing every competitive option.

We know all the best ways to save

Like coordinating inbound scrap freight with outbound shipments of finished products. Or finding savings in backhaul or round-trip rates.  Keeping us on top of the world is our advanced, web-based transportation network that shows over 80,000 current rates for rail, trucks and barges.

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Transportation can represent 15 – 20% of the final cost of scrap. So, for over 135 years, we’ve negotiated freight rates by reviewing every competitive option, then aggregating the total volume of our customer base.

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We have shipped recycled metal around the world, including the U.S., Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, South America, Western Europe, CIS/Russia, Asia and South Africa.

Our customer service is far from typical. We partner with customers on important issues

  • Negotiating freight packages
  • Tracking in-transit inventory
  • Establishing carrier service goals
  • Evaluating carrier performance
  • Making freight payments
  • Pre-auditing freight bills
  • Filing claims

Our private railcar fleet

Nearly 2,200 open top gondola cars in a range of sizes to find the perfect fit for you.

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