RSI Logistics Assumes Operations of Two Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminals


RSI Logistics Inc. (RSI) through its bulk terminal division, RSI Leasing Inc. has been awarded the operations of Norfolk Southern’ s (NS) Elizabeth, NJ and Dalton, GA Thoroughbred Bulk Terminals™ (TBT).

The Elizabeth, NJ TBT is located 5 minutes from Interstate I-95 and is ideally positioned to service the New York City and New Jersey markets.  The facility possesses 167 rail car spots and receives daily switching from NS’ Croxton Yard. The terminal currently handles various commodities including lumber, dry and liquid chemicals and food-grade products.  The terminal boasts a 10+ acre laydown area and a 15,000 square foot warehouse with three rail dock doors. The terminal has a designated area for spill containment that can accommodate 15 rail cars. From an equipment standpoint, the TBT offers rail car steam service, air compressors, pumps, conveyors, front-end loaders, forklifts and a certified scale.  The facility also provides a grain container tower.

The Dalton, GA TBT is 5 miles from I-75 and serves a variety of transload customers in northwest Georgia, southern Tennessee, and northeastern Alabama.  The terminal can accommodate a total of 132 rail cars and receives daily switching service. Commodities handled include dry and liquid chemicals, petroleum products, plastics, minerals and food grade products.  Material handling equipment include air compressors, blower, vacuums, certified scale, pumps and conveyors.  

RSI’s Sr Vice President, Kelley Minnehan stated, “RSI is pleased with the addition of the Elizabeth and Dalton terminals to the other eleven TBT’s that RSI operates for the Norfolk Southern.  We value our relationship with the NS and will continue to meet the high safety and service standards that the NS expects”.  

About Norfolk Southern TBT
NS’s Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminals are specialized facilities that allow customers to transfer a large array of commodities between rail cars and trucks. TBT terminals are on property owned or licensed by Norfolk Southern.. Many TBT terminals have specific attributes to safely handle food-grade and hazardous commodities. For detailed facility information, please visit

About RSI Logistics
RSI is premier materials handler, that operates 22 facilities across the United States.  RSI handles products ranging from bulk food to hazardous chemicals — efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively. The commitment to anticipating and meeting the requirements of our customers has made RSI a leader in the industry for over 30 years. RSI also provides rail-centric web-based solutions and rail logistics services.

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RSI Logistics Inc.
Kelley Minnehan, Sr Vice President, 517-908-3647,