press release, S"> press release, S" />

1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Pacific Harbor Line now serving 10-mile industrial spur

(Source: Pacific Harbor Line press release, September 2, 2014)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Pacific Harbor Line is now serving customers located in three industrial areas near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, linked to a 10-mile industrial spur owned by Union Pacific Railroad.

PHL currently provides service to seven customers, six days a week. Located on the Patata, Reyes and Carson industrial leads, customers include Cargill Milling Inc., PCCR USA, Contractor’s Cargo, International Paper, Epsilon Plastics, Grow More Inc. and Konoike-Pacific cold storage. Service began July 1.

“Union Pacific asked us to switch the line on their behalf,” said PHL President Otis Cliatt II. “The intent was to extend PHL’s switching franchise to these new customers, bringing them the same efficiency and customer focus that we’ve provided to other shippers in the LA-Long Beach terminal area.”

PHL Marketing Director Don Norton explained, “This is a classic short-line opportunity in which our customized customer service and local management presence should yield a significant increase in volume over time.”

Cliatt concluded, “We’re extremely excited to expand our service outside PHL’s normal footprint of port activity--focusing on employee and public safety, impeccable customized service and business growth.”

Brandon Rodriguez, production scheduler at International Paper, stated, “PHL’s service has been spot on since they took over.”

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
BLET: Overworked engineers putting SEPTA passengers at risk
Amtrak delivers strong FY 2014 financial results
Railroads sound alarm ahead of Chicago gridlock
BNSF says new testing and maintenance underway near Casselton
Opinion: Don't be quick to bash rail, an engine of the economy
Union Pacific CFO sells $1.83 million in company stock
Union Pacific Director sells $1.49 million in company stock
Amtrak expects record ridership this Thanksgiving
County commissioners approve funds for UP veterans train wreck trial
Lac-Megantic property owners receive compensation installment from Quebec
Oil by rail terminal would be largest in U.S.
Part 1: North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings and second chances
Part 2: After an unusual land deal, a giant spill and a tanker train explosion, anxiety began to ripple across the North Dakota prairie
Railroad Retirement annuities and pensions from work not covered by Social Security or Railroad Retirement

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe