Transportation Execution

Over the road transportation - BNSF Logistics

Commerce is moving fast. And logistics, as usual, isn’t enough to keep pace with your business needs. What’s required is smart, creative thinking that combines deep experience and technology to create supply chain solutions that rise above all expectations.

As a global logistics leader, we have the knowledge, experience, and expertise to move your cargo from Point A to Point Anywhere, using all modes available in the market. We handle everything from ultra-complex, multi-modal freight movements around the globe to simple, day-to-day transportation freight solutions across North America. Powered by experts in every mode, we can provide a strategic transportation plan for customers who need LTL, truckload, project cargo, over-dimensional, temperature controlled, flat-bed, ocean, rail, air, and intermodal.

Key Services

Over The Road
Our large and diverse carrier base, a network of more than 60,000 qualified carriers, provides you with access to spot or dedicated capacity.
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Heavy Haul
When your cargo is oversized, heavy, high-value, and time-critical, it calls for the specialized expertise of our Project Cargo Team.
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Rail
Working with all railroads, we develop and deliver effective routing options, secure cost savings, and manage sustainable solutions for our customers.
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Intermodal
Working with railroads, drayage companies, and equipment owners, we combine the economics of rail and the reliability of trucks to get your cargo where it needs to go.
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Ocean Cargo
As an ocean transport intermediary, we simplify documentation, negotiate with carriers, customs and other global agencies, and streamline the entire journey from pickup to delivery.
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Air Freight
We offer a portfolio of services and air freight solutions to support your expedited shipping needs, including Airport to Airport, Door to Airport, or Door to Door.
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Supply Chain Consulting

BNSF Logistics supply chain solutions consultants provide strategic services that maximize our customers’ network efficiency.

Our extensive service offering, combined with our team providing creative and proactive ideas, ensures that we can develop the optimum solution for your logistics challenges, no matter what industry you’re in. Our global supply chain solutions and consulting team provides strategic services that maximize our customers’ network efficiency. Our team is empowered to help each of our customers create winning supply chain strategies that support their business approach and their objectives.

Through optimizing our unique rail expertise with our wide variety of other logistics services like no one else in the industry, we’ve proven that we’re ready to take on your next transportation challenge whether it’s around the corner or around the world.

If you didn’t find your specific industry listed on our website, we would love the chance to give you the first mover advantage in your industry.

Key Services:

  • Distribution Network Analysis
  • Site Selection Analysis
  • Route Optimization
  • Mode Optimization
  • Freight Rate Analysis & Benchmarking

Managed Transportation

BNSFL's Managed Transportation Team moves beyond the traditional 3PL model and seeks to optimize your supply chain strategy.

You need visibility, innovation, business intelligence, and cost savings to keep pace with competitors and maintain growth goals. Our Managed Transportation Team moves beyond the traditional 3PL model that solely focuses on shipment execution. We step back to take a broader look at your supply chain, illuminating processes, and possible inefficiencies, analyzing how we can make them better, and taking action to optimize everything from processes to mode selection through audit and payment.

To manage the full scope of your logistics needs, we collaborate with you to gain a deep understanding of your business, end-to-end processes, key initiatives, and goals. From order placement through planning, optimizing, executing, freight audit and payment, and handling claims, we look to create full transparency into your procedures and transactions, so we can make strategic improvements to your supply chain strategy.

Let our transportation management experts be your full-time advocates for continuous improvement.

Key Services:

  • Network optimization
  • Dedicated staff
  • Process definition and best practices
  • Core service provider development
  • Web-based technology