The Port recently completed a transload project handling corrugated steel for a road construction project. The steel was railed to the Port in gondola cars and delivered via flatbed truck to the job site.
Port of Montana Connecting Rail and Road ...for speed, reach, reliability, and cost savings
Strategically located in Southwestern Montana at the cross connection of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific Railways and the juncture of the I-90 and I-15 Interstates, The Port of Montana integrates the rail transportation services of two major class one railroads and the convenience of cross-continental truck transportation. This unique distribution capability is combined with easy transfers between rail and truck with full-service transloading and secure warehousing facilities. Companies leverage the economies of long-haul rail service with the flexibility of over-the-road shipping to affordably distribute automobiles, agriculture products, building materials, fuels, steel, ore and many other commodities across North America, into Canada and Mexico, and to destinations beyond.
As the only Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) General Purpose Warehouse within the radius of five Western U.S. states and all it offers in terms of location, transloading, distribution, warehousing, storage, ample land and industry-friendly zoning, the Port of Montana plays a significant role as a North American center of commerce and a worldwide distribution center.