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Savage opens transloading operations in Quad Cities

The new warehouse at the transloading facility in Davenport, Iowa.
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Savage has launched bulk material handling and rail transloading services at the Trans Load Facility (TLF) in Davenport, Iowa, the supply-chain solutions company announced yesterday.

Located in the Quad Cities, the facility is positioned to serve the region by rail. The new operation has direct access to Canadian Pacific's rail line, more than 20 rail-car spots and 20,000 square feet of indoor warehousing, according to a Savage press release.

The warehouse features indoor rail-car and truck loading and unloading services, which include the handling, loading and distribution of hazardous and nonhazardous materials.

"Transloading services at the TLF will allow companies in the greater Quad Cities a more flexible option to get their products to market," said Dan Price, Savage's vice president of business development—Transload Solutions Unit.

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