BNSF Logistics


For rates and bookings please contact:

Jorge Canavati
 J. Canavati & Co., LLC.
Agents for BNSF Logistics
tel: 210-254-5257
email: jc@jcanavati.com

Services



 

Whether it’s down the street, across the continent or around the world, our full range of logistics services means you’re always covered. No matter what your shipping needs might look like, we’re able to create and execute a solution customized to your specific needs. We have extensive experience in all shipping modes and our blend of expertise and technology helps us provide measurable value to all of our clients.

With supply chains becoming increasingly more globalized and complex, it’s never been more critical to have a knowledgeable global logistics partner on your side. With our global network, vast international and domestic logistics experience, extensive resources & financial stability, we’re uniquely suited to move your goods from Point A to Point Anywhere with ease, efficiency and integrity. So local or global, large or small, your first step is a simple one: BNSF Logistics.


Air

Working with our partner carriers and our dedicated global network, we offer a portfolio of services and air freight solutions to support your expedited shipping needs. Whether your desired service need is Airport to Airport, Door to Airport or Door to Door we can provide them to you with the variety of levels of air freight solutions below. And you can feel confident in knowing that the BNSF Logistics customer service staff is pro-actively managing your shipment on the road and in the air, until final delivery is confirmed.

Key Services:

  • Next Flight Out
  • Priority Air Freight
  • General Air Freight
  • Consolidated Air Freight
  • Charter and Part Charter Services

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Customs House Brokerage

When you trust our international customs brokerage team, our expertise in international trade and our long-standing relationships ensures you’ll receive the highest level of service. We take great pride in our personalized, detail and process-oriented approach to clearance and compliance, all to give you the peace of mind that your needs are in the best of hands. We boast a substantial team of registered Custom House Brokers on the BNSFL staff, who ensure every shipment meets stringent documentation requirements.

We combine our in-depth knowledge of ever-changing worldwide governmental regulations with a wide variety of logistics offerings to make sure nothing gets left at the border.

Key Services:

  • Customs Clearance at any US Customs port electronically via Remote Location Filing
  • Assist the importer in developing a documented and verifiable compliance program
  • Provide reporting that is analyzed to minimize risk for non-compliance
  • Customized and dedicated personal service rather than an assembly line

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Intermodal

In today’s tight capacity markets, intermodal provides a cost-effective and service-oriented alternative to over-the-road transportation. BNSF Logistics partners with railroads, drayage companies, and equipment owners in delivering solutions for you.

With BNSF Logistics, you gain access to a network of transportation experts that understand the intricacies of truck and rail and possess the ability to combine them to deliver a product with the economics of rail and the reliability of trucks. Although we are partnered with the largest intermodal provider in North America, we work with all major railroads to find the optimal rail route and equipment type to meet your financial and transit expectations.

Key Services:

  • Domestic or International Containers
  • Devanning and Consolidation
  • Equipment Ordering
  • Border Crossing

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Managed Transportation

Are you being asked to finds ways to reduce transportation costs and inventory levels while improving on-time service and on-shelf availability? Let the experts at BNSF Logistics evaluate your network to find efficiencies to solve challenges for even the most complex supply chain.

Our team has extensive experience in developing and implementing outsourced solutions for clients whether for their full network or for certain distinct functions. We evaluate existing activity and freight flows and determine ways to deploy best practices throughout the supply chain to drive efficiency and ensure a clear path for implementation is provided to realize the productivity gains. Our experienced personnel, documented processes and web-native technology all combine to provide you with a full-time advocate for continuous improvement.

Key Services:

  • Network Optimization
  • Dedicated Staff
  • Process Definition and Best Practices
  • Core Service Provider Development
  • Web-Native Technology

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Ocean

Our international ocean staff is here to help you get your products around the globe. Our solutions experts will take your specific requirements and craft the solution that offers your business the best value.

We are an ocean transport intermediary and we take great pride in consistently anticipating and exceeding our customers’ unique requirements and expectations.

Key Services:

  • FCL/LCL
  • Consolidated Services
  • RO/RO
  • Multiple Strategic Ocean Carrier Relationships Offering a Variety of Schedules and Capacity

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OVER THE ROAD

BNSF Logistics provides our customers with access to spot or dedicated capacity through our network of over 20,000 qualified carriers. With such a large and diverse carrier base, no destination is outside of our interest or reach. Whether you are looking to ship a single pallet or a full load, our team will work to find a solution to meet your needs.

We ensure contracted carriers meet industry standards as well as any customer specific requirements. Our team then manages the shipment from pickup to delivery and keeps you updated on the latest ETA so you can plan the activity at your dock.

Key Services:

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Less Than Truckload
  • Refrigerated

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PROJECT CARGO

Project cargo and heavy lift are broad terms used to describe the transport of large, heavy, high-value or time-critical equipment moves. Weights are commonly beyond standard load weights, and dimensions are often too large to fit in a standard container or on conventional transport. These moves come with a host of challenges and complexities rarely encountered when shipping general cargo freight. With our deep rail roots and industrial products experience, coupled with our recent acquisitions focused on this market, we offer a unique combination of capabilities and resources. So when the question is, “How in the world or where in the world are we going to move that?” the answer is always the same: trust it to BNSF Logistics.

Key Services:

  • Turnkey Solutions for Heavy and/or Oversized Shipments
  • All modes: Over The Road, Air, Ocean, Rail
  • Expedited Project Services
  • Complete Project Management
  • Computer Tracking
  • Purchase Order Follow-up
  • Documentation
  • Insurance
  • Project Supervision
  • Compliance Standards

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RAIL/TRANSLOAD

Through working with all Class 1 and short line railroads, we develop and deliver effective routing options, securing cost savings and managing sustainable solutions for our customers. Our extensive rail expertise allows us the unique ability to offer a comprehensive range of solutions and service combinations. Although we maintain a strong relationship with BNSF Railway, we remain an unbiased, rail-neutral 3PL provider. We’re about your needs and finding the best and most efficient solutions for you.

BNSF Logistics provides an assortment of rail and rail-related service options. Rail partners can provide competitive transit options, cost savings opportunities, alternative capacity and an environmentally friendly mode of surface transportation. Let us show you what next-level rail service looks like.

Key Services:

  • Rail Car Management
  • Fleet Optimization
  • Truck/Rail Multi-Mode Moves
  • Over-Dimension / Over-Weight
  • Route Studies

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REVERSE LOGISTICS

BNSF Logistics Reverse Logistics division rises above the reverse industry standards by offering viable solutions that maximize the value of your post-shelf products and company assets.

BNSFL Reverse also houses its very own Reverse Project Center that is ready to assist your company in all areas of reverse logistics needs.

Key Services:

  • Project Management
  • Complete Online Visibility
  • Warehousing / Distribution
  • Test, Repair and Refurbish
  • Kit and Consol
  • Specialty Design / Rollout Execution
  • Recycling Solutions

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SOLUTIONS CONSULTING

We want to help you write your next transportation success story. Our extensive service offering, combined with our team providing creative and proactive ideas, ensures that we can develop the optimum solution for you for your logistics challenge, no matter what industry you’re in. Our 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 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
  • Center of Gravity Studies
  • Route Optimization Design
  • Alternative Mode Options
  • Purchased Transport Analysis

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