June 19, 2013
/PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced it has launched a faster intermodal rail service between
to better serve customers in this key corridor. The new service offering cuts 20 hours from previous schedules.
"Customers are taking advantage of CP's faster transit times in major intermodal corridors, and given
importance as a Canadian distribution hub, improving this service is the next logical step," said
, CP's executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "We are helping our customers become more competitive in their own markets and offering previously unavailable options to business not currently shipping with CP."
O'Hagan added, "CP is focused on its commitment to faster, more reliable service for its customers. The improved schedule is made possible by pairing efficient train design at origin while leveraging a CP advantage; the shortest rail route between
The 20-hour service improvement means the 3,400 kilometre distance from
will now take 64 hours.
Using similar practices last year, CP shortened schedules from
. Initiatives like these will continue to improve asset utilization while meeting customer demands for supply-chain improvements.
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SOURCE Canadian Pacific