MHF SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS   Accountability, Performance and Logistical Solutions for your Transport and Supply Chain Needs
Carload Solutions MHF-SCS offers a door-to-door rail service that bundles rail, transloading and trucking to provide an in...
What is Carload Solutions? <ul><li>Rail Served Shipper to Non-Rail Served Receiver </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Rail serve...
Transload Network Our extensive transload expertise and network capabilities allow you to take advantage of rail transport...
Transload 101 <ul><li>•  What is transloading? </li></ul><ul><li>–  Transferring goods from one mode of transportation (ra...
Transload Examples
Carload Solutions: Savings Savings $901 26% Savings $589 17% Savings $167 5% Baseline (No Savings) Non-Rail Served Shipper...
Carload Solutions When To Use RAIL: Volume density  - Rail works best in those lanes that have consistent and heavy volume...
Carload Solutions: Products Building Roofing Materials Glass Concrete Bricks or Blocks Siding Forest Paper Lumber Construc...
Carload Solutions <ul><li>Why MHF-SCS? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One stop turnkey solution for all your logistics needs. </li>...
Customer Advantages <ul><li>Combines rail economics with the expertise of transportation and transload operators to provid...
Building a Green Supply Chain:  Rail favors a  “GREEN”  supply chain <ul><li>3x fewer emissions and 3x more fuel efficient...
How can MHF-SCS crate a solution for your needs? Contact MHF Carload Solutions at  www.mhfscs.com  or 1-877-452-9300 Compl...
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Rail Carload Solutions

  1. 1. MHF SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS   Accountability, Performance and Logistical Solutions for your Transport and Supply Chain Needs
  2. 2. Carload Solutions MHF-SCS offers a door-to-door rail service that bundles rail, transloading and trucking to provide an integrated service product, combined into one invoice. Pricing is available by carload, truckload or weight. We offer capabilities to help you get the most out of your shipping: -Transporting product to/from non-rail served points -Product consolidation and loading of rail cars -Transload network -Facility coordination and inventory management -Shipment tracking and management -End-to-end supply chain integration
  3. 3. What is Carload Solutions? <ul><li>Rail Served Shipper to Non-Rail Served Receiver </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Rail served shipper loads product on rail car and releases car to origin railroad </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Product travels by rail to destination transload located near non-rail served receiver </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Destination transload unloads product; product loaded to a truck or stored at the transload facility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. Transloader delivers product to receiver at scheduled appointment time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Receiver unloads product from the truck; delivery is complete </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Rail Served Shipper to Rail Served Receiver </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Non-rail served shipper loads product on truck and releases truck to motor carrier </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Motor carrier conveys product to origin transload </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Origin transload loads product on rail car and releases car to origin railroad </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. Product travels by rail car to rail-served receiver </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Consignee unloads rail car for production </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Rail Served Shipper to Non-Rail Served Receiver </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Non-rail served shipper loads product on truck and releases truck to motor carrier </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Motor carrier conveys product to origin transload </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Origin transload loads product on rail car and releases car to origin railroad </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. Product travels by rail to destination transload located near non-rail served receiver </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Destination transload unloads product; product loaded to a truck or stored at the transload facility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6. Motor carrier delivers product to receiver at scheduled appointment time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7. Receiver unloads product from the truck; delivery is complete </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Transload Network Our extensive transload expertise and network capabilities allow you to take advantage of rail transport, even if the origin or destination is not rail served.. This network is operated by key business partners with demonstrated track records of delivering exceptional customer service. We've moved virtually every commercial product that can be transported by rail and truck. With over 100 facilities across our extensive North American network, we can help transport your product to any destination. -Rail-to-Truck -Truck-to-Rail -Railcar loading/unloading -Cross-docking -Product storage -Dry & liquid products, bulk, and hazmat
  5. 5. Transload 101 <ul><li>• What is transloading? </li></ul><ul><li>– Transferring goods from one mode of transportation (railcar) to another (e.g.. Truck) or </li></ul><ul><li>– Transferring goods from one vehicle (import container) to another (domestic container) </li></ul><ul><li>• Under what circumstances are goods transloaded? </li></ul><ul><li>– Customers do not have their own track and can only ship or receive by truck </li></ul><ul><li>– Customers supplement rail capacity with truckload deliveries </li></ul><ul><li>– Product re-loaded to comply with loading requirements </li></ul><ul><li>• Where are goods transloaded? </li></ul><ul><li>– Ports </li></ul><ul><li>– Warehouses </li></ul><ul><li>– Cross-dock terminals </li></ul><ul><li>– Outdoor facilities designed for transloading (also called transloads, terminals or reloads) </li></ul><ul><li>• Why transload? </li></ul><ul><li>– Save money </li></ul><ul><li>– Increase flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>– Improve reliability </li></ul>
  6. 6. Transload Examples
  7. 7. Carload Solutions: Savings Savings $901 26% Savings $589 17% Savings $167 5% Baseline (No Savings) Non-Rail Served Shipper to Non-Rail Served Receiver Cost: $2,890 Rail Served Shipper to Non-Rail Served Receiver Cost: $2,578 Intermodal Cost: $3,312 Over the Road Cost: $3,479 Transportation Savings Memphis to Las Vegas (w/FSC)
  8. 8. Carload Solutions When To Use RAIL: Volume density - Rail works best in those lanes that have consistent and heavy volume Distance - Rail works best for longer distances than shorter ones Product weight - Rail works best for heavier products than for lighter products
  9. 9. Carload Solutions: Products Building Roofing Materials Glass Concrete Bricks or Blocks Siding Forest Paper Lumber Construction Steel Tin Plate Aluminum Copper Lead Consumer Canned Foods Potatoes Pet Food Beverages Grass Seed Cotton Furniture Sand Stone Imports/Exports Scrap Recycling Reverse Logistics Pool or LTL Distribution
  10. 10. Carload Solutions <ul><li>Why MHF-SCS? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One stop turnkey solution for all your logistics needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognized transload industry leader for developing solutions that maximize your logistics spend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed network of 100+ transload operators in North America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative solutions and supply chain analysis that fit our customers’ requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One contact person for all your shipping needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trusted relationships with rail, truck, and transload partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committed corporate responsibility to providing “GREEN” supply chain solutions </li></ul></ul>Complete turnkey solutions for all your logistics needs
  11. 11. Customer Advantages <ul><li>Combines rail economics with the expertise of transportation and transload operators to provide a total logistics package. </li></ul><ul><li>Simplifies billing by offering a single door-to-door rate. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers complete service from multiple origins or to multiple destinations for facilities not served on the rail. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains a steady flow of product in the supply chain while taking advantage of the cost-efficiencies of rail to reduce logistics costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Services can be tailored to meet a customer's special needs and provides maximum flexibility as well as enhanced service and quality. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Building a Green Supply Chain: Rail favors a “GREEN” supply chain <ul><li>3x fewer emissions and 3x more fuel efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Saves 5.2 million gallons of fuel per train per year </li></ul><ul><li>Rail is the most efficient form of ground transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Rail alleviates traffic congestion </li></ul><ul><li>Freight Railroad efficiency has steady improved, rising 74% since 1980 </li></ul>• Trucking greatly contributes to traffic congestion • Building more highways to accommodate congestion is expensive and time consuming • 2.3 billion gallons of fuel is wasted each year while sitting in traffic
  13. 13. How can MHF-SCS crate a solution for your needs? Contact MHF Carload Solutions at www.mhfscs.com or 1-877-452-9300 Complete turnkey solutions that save you money

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