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5/18/2006



Rail News: Intermodal

Schneider National arm to provide Chicago-area warehousing services to Wal-Mart



Schneider Logistics Inc. subsidiary American Port Services recently obtained a contract from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to provide Chicago-area warehousing space for products destined for Midwestern distribution centers and stores.

American Port Services will provide the retailer access to 3.4 million square feet of warehouse space in and around the Windy City for imported products moving via rail from West Coast ports to Chicago. The service provider also will develop an import distribution center in Elwood, Ill. — adjacent to BNSF Railway Co.’s Logistics Park-Chicago — which will begin operations in mid-summer.

Schneider Logistics is a subsidiary of truckload and intermodal services provider Schneider National Inc.


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