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Montana Rail Link Logistics
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Montana Rail Link Logistics

Your portal to the world of transportation solutions.

Montana Rail Link is the largest privately owned railroad in the U.S., in operation since 1987. MRL Logistics extends customer services to include complete ground freight transportation, door-to-door, worldwide.  For years, we have been a key component in logistic networks. Our sales team is experienced in all modes of freight transport for superior economy. We meet your specific requirements and understand your concerns for safety and efficiency.  Our buying power finds the lowest rates and the best motor carrier.

Contact our Sales Team for fast solutions:

Jim Lewis, Director Sales & Marketing/Car Distribution  406.523.1400
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Tom Coston   406.523.1410
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Mike McKay   406.523.1450
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Cathy Wilson   406.523.1421
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Carload Rail Solutions

Carload shipments are an economical and green alternative to truckload service. Typically, a boxcar can hold up to four truckloads of freight. Rail shipments have been found to be 8.5 times more fuel efficient than trucks and can move a ton of freight at an average of 475 miles per gallon—good for the environment and your bottom line. We’ll arrange transloading to get your carload freight from and to non-rail served points.

Transload/Warehouse Solutions

Transferring freight from one mode of transportation to another can offer substantial cost reduction if you usually ship by truck. This transfer is typically between truck, warehouse and rail. Our national network of transload locations and motor carriers gives you door-to-door service with an economical rail component.

Dry Van/Refrigerated Solutions

MRL Logistics provides your resource for rates, carrier selection and follow-up; from pickup to delivery. We analyze the choices and find the best rate and service for you, whether it is a short haul across the state or a long haul across country. Our non-asset based approach allows us flexibility to shop the over-the-road market to your advantage. Our web site customer portal offers easy shipment tracking and document retrieval.

Flatbed Solutions

Whether you need standard flatbed or specialized equipment, let MRL Logistics find your flatbed solution. Our carrier network is capable of standard flatbed, step deck, doubles, over-dimensional, over-weight, expedited and even LTL shipments. You name it, we have it covered. Our stringent carrier selection process guarantees our motor carrier providers are safe and reliable.


The global marketplace demands that shippers and receivers have a transportation ally who understands international shipping. Whether it is transload, drayage, distribution, or coordination with ship lines, MRL Logistics can help you navigate through the process of importing and exporting your merchandise worldwide.