Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is a transcontinental railway system that provides freight transportation, logistic solutions and supply chain services across North America.
The company was founded in 1881 to connect Canada from coast to coast.
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, the railway company has a diversified asset portfolio, including hotels, airlines, steamships, mining, oil and gas exploration, delivery, and telecommunication business.
The company has business operations in the following markets:
• Coal, Energy, Ethanol
• Food products
• Industrial products
• Wind Energy components
• Forest products
It is a fully independent, public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.
The company holds an extensive railroad network, including 12,500 miles of track across Canada, Mexico, Mid-Western and North-Eastern region of the United States. Its business mix includes freight traffic in three categories: bulk, intermodal and merchandise service.
CP Railway offers a variety of distribution services through Atlantic and Pacific gateway, including:
• Intermodal Shipping
• CP TempPro for perishable products
• Rail Siding facilities
• Network map
• Short line connections
• Transload and trucking
The transcontinental railway claims to provide on-the-ground support to its customers in Vietnam, Shanghai and Beijing.
The company’s Vancouver-Chicago corridor links North American industries with manufacturers in Asia-Pacific.
It is reportedly the second smallest Class I railroad by revenue and route miles, offering intermodal shipping under two plans: Door Direct and Terminal Direct Intermodal Service.
Canadian Pacific focuses on operational efficiencies of precise schedules railroading, providing the fastest routes in key lanes to key destinations and a seamless global distribution network.
As part of its sustainable initiatives, Canadian Pacific claims to have reduced its water consumption by 59 per cent since 2015 and commissioned two waste-water treatment plans in Montreal and Winnipeg.
The company said it is taking the necessary steps to provide safe and efficient rail services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company claims to have donated C$ 1 million to charitable institutions to support the people severely impacted by the pandemic.