Know the rules you need to follow in our Intermodal yards to ensure the safety of yourself and our employees
We ship millions of tons of freight every day and accomplishing this is no small feat. It takes effective communication and teamwork on all ends, including yours.
Our Intermodal Shipping Guide answers your questions about shipping with Canadian Pacific Intermodal. An easy-to-reference manual, it includes information about rates and credit, our fleet, service plans, ordering equipment and load releases.
Read our Intermodal Shipping Guide(4.5Mb)
At CP, Safety is one of our core foundations. We are obligated to ensure our terminals are a safe environment to work in. For us to maintain our status as the safest railway in North America, we are changing the violation process to ensure all permitted carriers are working as safely as possible when coming onto our property.
When a driver creates an unsafe condition or violates a rule that driver will be suspended for:
Our domestic intermodal schedule estimates transit times for CP intermodal services.
Here's how to read it:
Read our domestic intermodal schedule
Whether you have your own equipment, or choose to use CP-controlled equipment, outbound loads must be in the terminal by the relevant cut-off time to ensure departure on the next train. To allow enough time to get to the shipper's facility and back to the terminal before the cut-off time, you must ensure that at least four hours' notice is given to the Centralized Operations Group (COG) before a load is to be released. Loads released after the notice deadlines may be delayed.