Access Bison’s strategic Class 1 railway partnerships across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico with cost-effective and reliable transportation options. Our intermodal solutions empower your business with dependable supply chain access so you can focus on what you do best. Going intermodal means leveraging your delivery date flexibility to save on costs down the line, all while reducing your carbon footprint. Talk to an expert or request a quote to learn more about how Bison’s intermodal shipping solutions can take your freight further.

Bison Intermodal Services

Bison’s leading asset-based freight solutions are complimented by exclusive priority rail access. Expect fuel-efficient options and dependable timeframes resulting in one of the most cost-effective shipping methods available. Our winning combination empowers shippers of any size to help achieve sustainable market access.
  • Daily railway freight transportation between Eastern and Western Canada
  • Pick-up and delivery provided by Bison for strong freight visibility and Delivery Provided by Bison for Strong Freight Visibility
  • Dry, Refrigerated and Protect-from-Freeze Freight Shipping
  • 40’ Ocean Container Solutions
  • Access to Container Pools in Addition to Bison’s Equipment Fleet
  • Bison offers cross-border rail shipping that gives you access to a wider range of price and scheduling options. Save on fuel surcharges and line haul rates by exploring our cross-border intermodal shipping solutions with one of our dedicated representatives.
  • Daily 53’- High Cube container service between Midwest U.S. and Western Canada
  • 40’ Ocean container solution
  • Equipment share program with our partnered carrier in addition to Bison’s fleet
  • As North America’s leading asset-based freight solutions provider, Bison can accommodate virtually any shipping volume with a rapidly growing fleet of currently over 1,000+ Intermodal containers.
  • 53’ High Cube Dry Containers
  • 53’ Heated Containers
  • 53’ Refrigerated Containers
  • We create integrated railway freight transportation plans, including transloading through pick-up and delivery. Covering point A to point B, and everything in between. Our Intermodal team will optimize cross-border and cross-country freight solutions to find the best value possible.
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    Your Dedicated Intermodal Experts

  • Personal and experienced customer service.
  • Skilled in assessing opportunities for cost savings.
  • Hands-on approach to address your individualized needs.
  • A More Sustainable Transit Option

  • Team up with a leading SmartWay© Transport Partner.
  • Reduce your GHG emissions with Intermodal solutions.
  • Shipping over rail is 4x more fuel-efficient than over-the-road.
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    Intermodal Service, North America Wide

  • Allowing you to bypass transloading in Laredo in and out of Mexico.
  • Consistent capacity and service for your supply chain.
  • Experienced bilingual personnel to facilitate all transactions.
  • Why Bison Transport?

    Bison Transport is a privately held, professionally managed transportation company, established in 1969. With a network throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, Bison is a leading asset-based freight solutions provider that employs over 4,000 professional Drivers and staff. We proudly deliver award-winning transportation services to our valued clients throughout North America. We operate one of the largest, safest, and most modern fleets on the road today. Our investments in tractor, trailer and container-Bison equipment are a testament to the commitment we’ve made to our customers, staff, and the industry.

    Our growing asset-based fleet boasts 3,000 tractors and 10,000 trailers and containers operating throughout North America. Beyond this, we have access to over thousands of trucks through our Logistics Operations, along with container cube and priority access on rail networks across North America.

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