19 Jun McPherson Industrial Businesses Learn Their Rail Options Are Virtually Unlimited!
On June 14th MIDC had Casey Harbour Commercial Manager WATCO Companies present at their regularly scheduled lunch and learn. This program allowed Industrial Businesses in McPherson the opportunity to learn more about WATCO Companies, their presence in McPherson, as well as their capabilities. Watco Companies is a Kansas based transportation company providing transportation, terminal and port, supply chain and mechanical solutions for customers throughout North America and Australia. They are a customer driven, solution providing company.
Attendees learned the following about WATCO:
WATCO is one of the largest short line railroad operators in the U.S.;
WATCO is the 3rd largest industrial contract switching providers;
WATCO started a Supply Chain Services business in 2014;
WATCO has over 1M carloads annually, over 5,100 miles of track, over 450 locomotives, and 3,900 rail cars;
WATCO currently serves 38 states, has 33 switching operations, has 38 short line railroads, has 34 joint venture mechanical shops, and 80 terminal locations. With switching agreements with UP and BNSF rail possibilities are virtually unlimited.
If you missed the program, but would like more information on rail service for your business, contact us.