SCS North America Operations Update

Supply Chain Solutions, Inc | March 19, 2015

SCS North America Operations Update
Outside of the Chicago BNSF gateway, terminals remain fluid and overall system velocity has held steady.  While the operation experienced some challenges due to wintry weather last week, mild temperatures and dry conditions are expected across much of the network this week. The expected favorable weather will allow BNSF maintenance work to ramp up in the Central and South Regions.  The BNSF lifted traffic restrictions in advance and resources were pre-positioned to support greater westbound inventory and equipment flows, as well as handle a more than 60 percent increase in eastbound volume based on the latest train counts.

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