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Metal products

​​The following guides are mandatory general loading requirements that we require in every shipment offered for movement on our lines. By following these requirements, you will reduce or eliminate any damage to your product during shipment. ​

Indemnity & In​surance

Indemnity & Insurance ​Agreement - Metal Products

Loading, blocking and bracing of freight in closed trailers​ and containers

These rules which apply both to trailers and containers regardless of shipping plan used. Reference to, or illustrations of, trailers in this publication includes both containers and trailers.

AAR Circular 42-K: "General rules covering loading of carload shipments of commodities in closed cars"

These rules apply to shipments transported in Canada, the U.S.,  and Mexico.

Scrap Auto P​arts

Scrap auto parts shipments


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Our Damage Prevention and Claims Services team provides best practice, approved load patterns, quality audits and specialized customer or commodity training programs.

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