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Sustainability

The safest and most sustainable mode of transportation in America

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And, we have the numbers to prove it.

Sustainability is at the very center of everything we do; it’s built-in. Our carbon emissions rates and¬†fuel efficiency¬†are unparalleled.

Our company’s safety record is unparalleled, proving that we get your cargo to its destination while keeping our crews, the environment, and your cargo safe.

How do you measure sustainability?

Our business operations have always operated around three core pillars: cost-effective transportation, unparalleled safety, and built-in sustainability.

We’ve been sustainable from the very beginning.

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Our Fleet Compared

0 tons carrying capacity per barge

Compared to:

Rail Car

100 tons

Semi truck

25 tons

distance for one ton per gallon fuel 0 miles

Compared to:

Rail Car

202 miles

Semi truck

59 miles

0 tons of emissions per million-ton miles

Compared to:

Rail Car

26.9 tons

Semi truck

71.6 tons

For each barge-related injury, there are:

Rail Car

96 injuries

Semi truck

1,145 injuries