Our team has an extensive background in shipping, barging, rail, trucking and is well-versed in getting your product to its destination on time and on budget.

Whether you need to ship steel, nonferrous, breakbulk, project, and/or bulk cargo, FML can meet your transportation needs.

We provide the following multimodal transportation services to ensure your products are expertly handled from port of origin to final destination:

  • Vessel chartering
  • Barge Operations throughout the entire Inland Waterway System
  • Container drayage at all major US ports and inland rail heads
  • Established rail contacts with all class 1 US rail carriers
  • Terminal Services
  • Full-service stevedoring throughout the US Inland Waterway System
  • Deep water port services
  • Trans-loading
  • Heavy machinery over-size
  • Vessel surveying
  • Cargo handling supervision
  • Import/export shipping management
  • Break-bulk services

Helpful resources:

Factsheet: National Waterways Foundation “Advantages of Inland Barge Transportation”   
Factsheet: Waterways Council, Inc. “A Clear Choice”    
Map: The U.S. Inland Waterway Connection: Linking the Heartland to the Coasts
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