CN’s Value Proposition
We offer a unique combination of rail service and equipment capacity, making for fast, cost-effective freight shipments. With strategically located intermodal terminals to serve you, CN gives you access to over 75% of the U.S. population and all major Canadian markets.
Our Competitive Advantage
Equipment Repositioning and Optimization
We have the largest fleet availability of 40 foot containers in Canada and a significant supply in the U.S. Our domestic repositioning program allows wholesalers to benefit from lower asset costs due to steamship line equipment repositioning agreements.
North America’s Unique Network
CN offers the only North American railroad service that extends to three coasts, including a competitive Mexico service. Our logistics parks, distribution centers and strategically located intermodal terminals allow for an efficient flow of goods to and from, and to, all major markets in North America, Asia, South America and beyond.
A dedicated team of experts
CN has a dedicated team of customer service experts at your disposition 24/7 to answer your customer specific requests such as reporting, score carding, and monitoring of your shipments, and communication is a key component of the supply chain. Night and day, we focus on making sure your traffic gets to destination safely and on time.
Warehousing and Distribution
CN has access to warehousing, distribution and transload facilities across North America to help you reach a bigger part of the market.
EDI Capabilities (Electronic Data Interchange)
We understand how busy the supply chain business can be. CN supports your productivity improvements and can automate your day to day transactions with CN. Send in your bill of lading in the blink of an eye or receive updates on your shipments tracking or invoicing the moment they are available. For more information on EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) capabilities, click here.
Equipment & Innovation
Get the right fit for your product
CN owns and operates the largest fleet in Canada. We have the quantity and variety of equipment you need to meet your transportation requirements for safe, damage-free shipping!