Canadian National Railway Co, a publicly listed company, provides rail transportation services.
The Montreal-based company was founded in 1919 through a special act of parliament.
The company operates an extensive rail network across North America. It helps facilitate transportation of grains, forest products, coal, intermodal, automotive products, fertilizers, chemicals, petroleum, metals, minerals, etc.
The transportation company operates in 20,000 kilometers railway track, which connects east and west coast of Canada with the southern coast of the United States. The company also owns a fleet of railcars and locomotives.
In addition, Canadian National Railway transports around 45 million tons of coal each year, reportedly.
The company has direct access to seven export terminals of high capacity, seven petroleum coke- producing facilities and is linked to 13 mines in North America. The rail transportation company claims to provide its customers with year-round connectivity, fluid gateway and flexibility to the Asian and European markets.
It also deals in bulk operational services at various terminals and mines and ensures continuous workflow in the supply chain logistics. The railroad operator provides the customers with information like pricing and tariffs, carbon calculator, port facilities, equipment and loading guidelines on the official website.
Canadian National Railway is reportedly considered as world-class trade enabler and transportation leader.
The railroad operator transports approximately 300 million tons of manufactured goods, finished goods and natural resources annually. It also has active operations in ports in Canada and the US. Through the Chicago-based bypass it moves fertilizers within and outside the United States.
The Canadian railroad operator caters to different sectors, including automotive, fertilizers, food& beverages, forestry companies, agriculture, mining companies, petroleum and chemicals operators, and consumer goods manufacturers.
Canadian National Railway also operates a full-fledged supplier portal, wherein it provides the supply chain partners with detailed information and access to invoices, bills, tax, payment procedures, routing and custom instructions, government policies, etc.
The Canadian company operates through several subsidiaries such as:
• Illinois Central Corporation
• Wisconsin Central Ltd
• Algoma Central Railway
• Ottawa Central Railway
• Grand Trunk Corporation
• North American Railways Inc
The company has various safety metrics and progress indicators, including FRA train accident ratio, FRA personal industry ratio, crossing incidents, etc.
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