A major gateway to Asia and Alaska, the Port of Tacoma is a leading North American seaport, handling nearly $28 billion in trade and 1.5 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) in 2010. The Port is among the top container ports in North America, as well as a major center for bulk, breakbulk and project and heavy-lift cargoes, and automobiles and medium-duty trucks.BNSF doesn’t just move freight; we connect with people and communities along the way. Here we focus on topics that illustrate our commitment to where we live and work.Five intermodal railyards at the Port contribute strongly to reduced truck traffic and the smooth flow of cargo to and from docks. The Port of Los Angeles’ 26 excellent cargo facilities feature the most efficient and state-of-the-art technologies. Each terminal is committed to meeting customer requirements, both for additional space and the latest advancements in technology. Whether it’s moving containers of shoes, clothing, toys or furniture, or shipping cement, steel or cotton; the Port of Los Angeles handles it all.The two marine cargo terminals of The Port of San Diego are 10th Avenue Marine Terminal and National City Marine Terminal. Automobiles are exclusively handled at National City Marine Terminal, which is located less than five miles from downtown San Diego.
For nearly 170 years, BNSF has been safely and efficiently transporting freight and helping shape our country’s history. Here we demonstrate how BNSF’s legacy makes us confident in our future.Friends of BNSF is a community for people who have a connection to or affinity for BNSF. It’s a way to stay informed about the company, learn more about how freight rail contributes to our way of life, explore the company’s rich history and connect with other BNSF supporters.
BNSF plays a vital role in our economy’s supply chain, moving freight across our nation every day. Here we explore how our investments and innovations enable the reliable and efficient delivery of freight.