Bulk Transloading


ASW offers bulk transloading services, which provide considerable savings to companies that manufacturer or distribute resins. Product can be transported to ASW in large quantities and then separated into smaller volumes for packaging and distribution back to manufacturers or their clients.

Polymer is being transloaded from this hopper car at ASW Global.

Benefits of our transloading services include:

  1. Reduced Costs - Bulk transport via rail offers valuable savings
  2. Greater Efficiency - Our process delivers quick, safe transfer from rail to truck
  3. Reduced Risks - The risk of cross-contamination via transloading is low
  4. Value-Added Services - For product requiring specialty packaging, blending, or storage

Rail Capabilities

ASW is a rail-served facility, with 172 hopper cars and daily switches serviced by Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway. Product arriving by rail can be quickly loaded onto trucks, packaged in our facility for immediate distribution or storage, or stored on hopper cars for future distribution.

These hopper cars are used to support ASW's polymer (resin) bulk transloading services.

Weight Verification

With an on-site certified scale, we can quickly, efficiently, and accurately verify inbound and outbound freight levels.

A tanker is weighed on the truck scale at ASW Global.
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